Nine Ways Mobile Computing Improves Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Health

To protect a community’s public health and shield people from epidemics, constant vigilance by local officials is a necessity. Mobile data collection systems use is on the rise to safeguard public health, monitor health hazards, and decrease the spread of contagious diseases.

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Public health and safety inspection site. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to DC’s Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. has tens of thousands of contaminated sites that pose a threat to public health.

Public health experts commonly monitor many hazards such as trash collection areas, toxic fluid leaks and contagious diseases. They also educate consumers, communicating the need to follow hygienic lifestyles and to seek out medical aid when needed. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

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About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.