Mobile app links rural health workers to doctors based in city

Team Jeepers Creepers designed a mobile app that would link up rural health workers with city doctors. The team is joined by Smart executives led by Public Affairs Group head Ramon R. Isberto (3rd from left, 2nd row) and Jill Lava, manager for community partnerships (4th from left, 2nd row). (Photo: Smart Communications)

Most government health facilities in the provinces have a shortage of doctors. Health workers who badly need the advice and expertise of medical specialists have to fend for themselves in both routine and emergency situations. Hx Factfinder, a mobile application developed at the recent #thinkOPENhealth: Hackathon for Health aims to solve this problem. “Our app…