Time Magazine 100 includes mobileHealth “thinker”

Time Magazine 100 includes mobileHealth “thinker”Among the “thinkers” for the 2010 Time 100 is Matt Berg, a 32-year-old mobileHealth (or mHealth) pioneer. Berg is technology director for ChildCount+, which equips community health workers in Africa with a text message powered healthcare service. Community health workers who regularly examine and treat children use ChildCount+ to text back the status of each sick child they find. The system enables improved health monitoring, faster interventions and better immunization and treatment campaigns.