SAO PAULO, BRAZIL / ACCESSWIRE / December 1, 2022 / Qualcomm Incorporated, in partnership with MTM Tecnologia and the City of Campina Grande through the Qualcomm® Wireless Reach ™ initiative, today launched the Saúde Inteligente Mobile (SIM) maternity ward under an agreement with the City’s Department of Health, Science and Technology. project. This project aims to use mobile technology to reduce hospital admissions for high-risk pregnant women and increase access to antenatal care in Campina Grande. Through the mobile app, pregnant women can monitor their health with their healthcare providers, track prenatal appointments, and be alerted to any pregnancy-related issues. The project is also part of a clinical study evaluating the use of mobile technology to improve maternal health.
The SIM Maternity mobile app is available on Android and iOS for all pregnant women in Campina Grande. Through the app, pregnant women can access educational materials, fill out monitoring forms, receive relevant alerts and messages, and track their pregnancy progress.
“The SUS (Sistema Unico de Saúde) is the largest public health system in the world, and about 70% of the Brazilian population depends on it. The aim of the SIM application is to show how mobile technology can support a large and complex system. For this, we pregnant women, especially high-risk pregnant women, are looking for an equally important topic,” added Gustavo Perez, CEO of MTM Tecnologia.
Data collected by the app will be analyzed and shared with healthcare providers through the project’s web-based platform. With this information, the SIM Birth Project and the health team will be able to monitor the health of pregnant women, as well as generate reports and health indicators. Through the application, SIM’s prenatal health team can perform the following basic operations: record observations, notify the medical team, review the patient’s medical history, and access data and information provided by the patient. In addition, the health team is notified when a health problem may arise.
“Currently, most of the antenatal consultations are carried out by family health teams in primary health units. In addition to this role, these units perform many other functions. The use of mobile health equipment brings the opportunity to improve monitoring in addition to operations. A real portal for health education” said Francisco Soares, Vice President of Government Relations, Qualcomm Incorporated.
Qualcomm’s AI team will perform data mining and trend analysis to identify patterns to improve the analysis of data sent to healthcare teams. The results of the analysis will be presented on the platform to the staff of the city’s health department, science and technology department, clinic managers and health teams.
The platform, which includes a website and a mobile application, was developed by MTM Tecnologia specifically for the SIM Mother project, with the aim of improving maternal health by supporting patients through remote monitoring, access to educational resources and communication between health professionals. and their patients.
“Antenatal care plays an important role in preventing complications during pregnancy, and we are proud to bring wireless technology to Campina Grande to help early detection and monitoring of high-risk conditions for pregnant women,” said Secretary Larissa Almeida. Science, technology and information.
The epidemiological picture of maternal and child health in Brazil shows high maternal mortality, well above the Sustainable Development Goals of the World Health Organization (ODS – WHO). Brazil’s mortality rate was 64.5 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2017). Brazil has set a target of reducing maternal mortality by 50% to 30 deaths per 100,000 live births.1. In this case, prenatal care plays an important role in preventing pregnancy complications.
MTM is a software company based in Brazil that specializes in providing modern software development platforms used by organizations in more than 13 countries to implement and run mobile and web applications. MobileCare, MTM’s specialty healthcare division, offers solutions used in hundreds of hospitals and clinics around the world that directly impact the lives of millions of patients and healthcare professionals.
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