Leading the charge with the conversion to this mobile technology is New Zealand owned company Healthcare of New Zealand Holdings Limited (HHL). They are using this technology to provide an enhanced toolset for Registered Health Professionals at the Point of Care.
The easy to understand User interface of mobile applications reduces the need for keyboard skills. Applications that enable data to go straight into the Patient Admin Systems simply make sense.
Creating awareness was only the first stage. The mobile app also included several clever features to ensure knowledge was turned into action. By entering their email address, users would receive a letter to print out and take to their GP. Their contact details were also added to the Diabetes Queensland database for ongoing follow-up.