ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

Use An App To Gather Feedback And Improve Services [VIDEO]

The Guardian’s Professional Healthcare Network recently published an article on „How one hospital is using mobile apps to gather feedback and improve services“. Michelle McLoughlin – chief nurse at Birmingham … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Next Three Years Apps In Healthcare Will Skyrocket [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Spark Report – is a web publication by Demi and Cooper Advertising and DC Interactive Group – recently published this infographic on „MOBILE AND SMARTPHONES IN HEALTHCARE – A … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Must-have Apps to get your social work job done

At Mobile Social Work you can find a lot of information about the use of your smartphone in the work with clients. Just have a look at the app section … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

The three problems of mobile apps for social work

  Jessie Gruman, founder and president of the Washington, DC based Center for Advancing Health, wrote a post about „What patients want from mobile apps“ where she shares her thoughts … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

Africa: Using Mobile Apps to Spur Social Change –

by Arao Amen, Want to report a problem to an elected official in your community? There is a mobile application, or “app,” for that. Want to bring attention to a … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mobile Apps Under Scrutiny: Is Your Kid’s Privacy at Risk?

by Andrea Smith, When your kids play Angry Birds or Motion Math on a mobile device, you most likely know where they are and what they’re doing. Did you … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Smartphone = Smart Healthcare? [Infographic]

More people reportedly have access to mobile phones than to clean water, according to the nonprofit Tides Center that runs Assuming this is true, the implications of “mHealth” — … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

The benefit of apps in healthcare | Healthcare Network | Guardian Professional

Mobile and tablet apps have enormous potential for training and professional development in healthcare by Guy Smallman, The health industry is responding to the increasing popularity and availability of technological innovations, … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Military, VA release mobile app for PTSD therapy – U.S. News

By Rebecca Ruiz, The military has released a new mobile app designed for post-traumatic stress disorder patients in a therapy known as prolonged exposure. PE Coach was developed by the … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · Leave a comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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