New York state has one of the lowest suicide rates in the nation. But, that still translated into more than 1,600 deaths in 2011, and upstate rural communities have been identified as the most at risk.
Now the state Office of Mental Health has released a free iPhone app designed to extend the reach of their suicide prevention initiative.
Before you go on vacation you take out the trash, check the weather, pack a suitcase, but are you updating your smartphone? This week on “Take Care,” we spoke to About.com senior travel writer Nancy Parode on how smartphone applications can help travelers with everything from finding an urgent care to overcoming jet lag.
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A new mobile app is expected to help improve the quality of patient care across the nation. A team of University at Buffalo students have created it to help reduce hospital readmission rates.
Currently in the prototype stage, the “Discharge Roadmap” app will help patients once they leave the hospital but allowing them and their caregivers to fully participate in the discharge planning process.