Adv Skin Wound Care 2021 Jun;34(6):1-6
At Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China; Qijian Zhang, MS, RN; Weiwei Dai, MS, RN; and Hanzhang Tian, MS, RN, are Enterostomal Therapists at the Wound Center, Xiangya Hospital; Qiongfang Tang, BS, RN, is a Wound Therapist at the Wound Center, Xiangya Hospital; Weihong Huang, MD, is Professor, Mobile Health Ministry of Education - China Mobile Joint Laboratory, Xiangya Hospital; and Shihui Wang, MD, is User Interface Designer, School of Architecture and Art. Acknowledgments: This work was supported in part by the National Key R&D Program of China under Grant 2017YFC0909900 (Integrated Service System of Precision Medicine based on Telemedicine and Mobile Health Network) and the Key R&D Program of Hunan Province China under grant 2017SK2013 (Research and Application of Integrated Medical and Social Care Service Model Supported by Big Data and Mobile Health Technologies). The authors have disclosed no other financial relationships related to this article. Submitted March 10, 2020; accepted in revised form June 19, 2020.
Objective: Establishing a smart platform for wound nursing management is imperative to accelerating the development of this specialty. A mobile application (app) was created based on the clinical needs of wound care to improve working efficiency and wound management, as well as enable information sharing and categorical retrieval of patient records.
Methods: Supported by the National Mobile Laboratory of China, the authors' wound care center collaborated with information technology engineers and user interface designers to establish a multidisciplinary team of experts in wound nursing information management and develop a digital app. Read More