Cell phones save the limbs of ulcer patients

madsviumasbjoern“Thanks to remote treatment via cell phones, the number of amputations in ulcer patients has dropped by almost a quarter at South Jutland Hospital. Meanwhile, the local authorities are saving money, and treatment is faster”

DTU Avisen no.7 2008 has an article (Section 1, p.14 and Section 2, p.2) about this amazing mobile application, which was done by Mads Vium Asbjørn. He was a student at DTU and implemented the application for the company Dansk Telemedicin while carrying out projects on mobile application development in my course at DTU Informatics. Mads did his master’s thesis project on Secure integration of mobile phones and payment cards with focus on VoIP in milab.