ClickMedix is an e-health platform designed to increase capacity and efficiency of physicians and health care organizations. Their mission is to bring affordable and quality health services to patients in underserved communities by enabling health organizations to reach more patients through handheld devices facilitating remote diagnosis, remote training and supervision of their staff assistants, and health workers.
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Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Partners - Grameen Caledonian College of Nursing, MIT Public Service Center Botswana Ministry of Health, Botswana UPenn Partnership, Orange (Botswana) telecommunications* United Family Home Health Ministry of Health (Egypt), GSMA, Mobinil,University of Pennsylvania, Qualcom* SUNY Downstate NY Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Mayan Medical Aid Guatemala District Hospital* SNEHA Mumbai Global Development Collaborative ACCESS Health International, AIM Scientific Research Foundation, Total Transcription Solutions, Inc. ACCESS Health International, ISIF 2013 Grant Award City Health Office MTI Next Billion Project* Albert Einstein College of Medicine University of Illinois at Chicago Telehealth Center DermUtopia American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)* Medical Center in California* Hualien Hospital Harvard Mass General Hospital *Pilot deployments 2009-2010
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Distributions to Date Status
ClickMedix has deployments in 18 countries, over 2,000 health practitioner users, and serves over 300,000 patients growing at more than 10,000 per month. Interview with representative Apple does not publish download statistics for their app store and the Android app shows that installs are between 100 - 500.
Turn-key and customizable cloud-based web applications that are HIPAA compliant. Information is encrypted on the remote device, in transit and on the website. Support for all major operating systems, internet browsers, and mobile devices.
Included with subscription
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
Using ClickMedix’s suite of risk assessment programs, health coaches and non-medically trained care givers are able to detect health risk symptoms (i.e. congestive heart failure, post-hospital rehab) to eliminate the need to visit ERs.
Vetted Performance Status
While not specific to this product, a study conducted in Uganda and Guatemala found that smartphone-based systems for teledermatology consultation using a medical student proxy are feasible for delivery of care in the developing world at relatively little cost. Physicians consulting with patients can consult with 4-10 times more patients. Patients receive specialist consultation in less than 3 days.
Academic Research and References
Greisman, L., Nguyen, T.M., Mann, R.E., Baganizi, M, Jacobson, M, Paccione, G.A., Friedman, A.J. and Lipoff, J.B., 2014, Feasibility and Cost of a Medical Student Proxy-based Mobile Teledermatology Consult Service with Kisoro, Uganda, and Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, International Journal of Dermatology, 54(6), pp. 685–692.
Leeds, N., Singhal, R., Paul, J. and Annaswamy, A., 2015, Scalable Ecosystem Solution to Screen and Treat Patients with Chronic Infections and Hearing Loss in Emerging Markets, Technologies for Development, pp. 153–163.
Ho, B., Lee, M. and Armstrong, A.W., 2013, Evaluation Criteria for Mobile Teledermatology Applications and Comparison of Major Mobile Teledermatology Applications, Telemedicine and e-Health, 19(9), pp. 678–682.
Nguyen, K., 2013, Mobile Teledermatology in the Developing World: Implications of a Feasibility Study on 30 Egyptian Patients with Common Skin Diseases, Yearbook of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, pp. 355–356.
Osei-Tutu, A., Shih, T., Rosen, A., Amanquah, N., Chowdhury, M., Nijhawan, R.I., Siegel, D. and Kovarik, C., 2013, Mobile Teledermatology in Ghana: Sending and Answering Consults via Mobile Platform, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 69(2).
Compliance with regulations
BCA Case Study Developed Products - Diabetes, Heart Disease and Mental Health Management Tele-Dermatology, Tele-ENT (ear, nose, and throat) and Tele-Ophthalmology Customizable Features - Workflows, Payment Collection, Patient Registration, Referrals, e-Prescribe