The Integration and Utilization of Mobile Application in Healthcare Consultation Services for Quirino Province

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Jennyvi G. Pascua, Thelma D. Palaoag


The use of mobile devices has been rapidly increasing because of its versatile and useful applications. As a result, its high-tech features and Users have ready-made and customizable alternatives thanks to open source platforms., making it particularly helpful for healthcare services at any time and from any location. Healthcare services for the rural areas are limited since hospitals are also limited and their location is also one of the problems in availing healthcare service in the province.

The main objective of this study focuses on the integration and utilization of mobile application as an alternative solution for healthcare consultation services.

The descriptive and survey method was used in the data gathered from the respondents which comprised a number of people from the six municipalities of the province specifically rural areas. A questionnaire-checklist was administered to determine the possibility of the integration of mobile application for healthcare consultation services. Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) a statistical tool used to determine the number of interested respondents to avail such mobile platform and to determined economic aspect of the study.

The study proves that there is a possibility for the integration of mobile application as an online platform for healthcare consultation services. This will be beneficial to Quirinians and nearby provinces.

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