How Does mHealth Work with Traditional Healthcare Providers?

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So, traditional provider can be anyone from an untrained black faith healer, a tribal medicine provider and so on. People who're not necessarily equipped with this skills to deal with something this complex, whose part on hemorrhage or a clampshere or substance that's in the postponed period.

But where the opportunity lies here is not to exclude that important segment of the healthcare ecosystem, but to negotiate with them to be part of the solution. And to enable them to have those kinds of outcomes which will reinforce their status within the community. So, how do we propose doing that? One is improvements in training and knowledge.

Providing them with the capacity to recognize when a situation is more complex than there paradigm will allow them to to handle. But then giving them the resources to act on them, to connect to a referral network that will take things from a certain point, and escalate them to where they can provide a continuum of care, which they are part of.

They are part of that first line of, we call them early responders[sp?] here in the US, where they're at the front lines. They're able and they're in the home, able to diagnose and initiate that referral when they see some critical signs of a complication emerging. So, I think incorporating them as part of a solution, negotiating with them, what is well within their scope of practice, and what exceeds necessarily their scope of practice, can be an empowering solution for the entire community.