Government Health IT Covers Vecna Cares’ mHealth Efforts in Ebola Response

Delving into the role that technologies played in the battle against Ebola, analyst and experts suggested that many lessons can be gleaned from the year since the outbreak.

In Liberia and Sierra Leone, for instance, Vecna Technologies armed healthcare teams with CliniPAKs, mobile servers that can be powered by car battery. Debbie Theobald, Vecna’s co-founder and executive director of the company’s Vecna Cares charitable arm, said the remote hubs were deployed in so-called “green zones” in each country, and linked to tablets carried by healthcare workers in quarantined “red zones” to provide immediate care to infected patients, mHealth News Editor Eric Wicklund reported on Friday.

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