Philips Mobile Obstetrics Monitoring (MOM) is a software solution that allows community healthcare workers to perform antenatal risk stratification, receive diagnostic assistance, and assess a patient’s progress via a mobile device to enhance maternal care in community settings.
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Direct from manufacturer.
Distributions to Date Status
The MOM service features two mobile phone apps. The first app allows midwives to collect vital measurement data such as weight, blood pressure and temperature, and sync it to the MOM web portal. The second lets doctors track this data and review a woman’s pregnancy condition. Specialists at regional primary care centers can also access the data via a MOM web portal to monitor women’s conditions and assess high-risk pregnancies via a dashboard interface.
Users can contact Philips for further information and technical support.
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
MoM enables end users can review and manage each obstetric case which facilitates timely referral of the patient to an appropriate healthcare center for further management if needed.
Vetted Performance Status
Complementary Technical Systems
Academic Research and References
- Priyanka Bhat, Akshar Joshi, Tanmay S Bhat, Prof. Rajesh N V. Analysis and Study of IoT based e-health models and APIs. International Journal of Innovations & Advancement in Computer Science, IJIACS, ISSN 2347 – 8616, Volume 7, Issue 4, April 2018
- Mark Schultz, Stephen Ezell, and David Lund. How Innovators Are Solving Global Health Challenges. Innovate4Health
Compliance with regulations
Specific policies on privacy and health information need to be addressed in each country.