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A ubiquitous reflective e-portfolio architecture.
We have implemented a prototype named Professional Practice Module to evaluate the Ubiquitous Reflective E-Portfolio Architecture; the module was based on requirements observed during the professional practice, the paper-based portfolio in use, and related learning meetings in the Medicine Course of...
Mobile health in emerging countries: A survey of research initiatives in Brazil.
To conduct a comprehensive survey of mobile health (mHealth) research initiatives in Brazil, discussing current challenges, gaps, opportunities and tendencies. Systematic review of publicly available electronic documents related to mHealth, including scientific publications, technical reports and de...
Improved HIV-related outcomes associated with implementation of a novel public health information exchange.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate HIV-related outcomes associated with use of a novel public health information exchange that was designed to identify out of care HIV-infected individuals seen within a large, integrated delivery network (IDN). A novel, secure, bidirectional health care deliv...
Key factors influencing the implementation success of a home telecare application.
We found that most prominent factors influencing implementation outcomes relate to the stability of the technical and the external environment and the alignment of organization, goals and implementation strategy. CONCLUSION: Because of the experimental nature of implementing video communication, att...
Designing personal exercise monitoring employing multiple modes of delivery: Implications from a qualitative study on heart rate monitoring
The IT productivity paradox in health: A stakeholder's perspective
An assessment framework was developed to provide general guidance on how to assess HIT impacts. The proposed framework will be useful for researchers and practitioners as it takes into account the underlying reasons for the HIT productivity paradox and identifies the salient outcomes of interest lin...
Ontology driven health information systems architectures enable pHealth for empowered patients
The paradigm shift from organization-centered to managed care and on to personal health settings increases specialization and distribution of actors and services related to the health of patients or even citizens before becoming patients. As a consequence, extended communication and...
Development of terminology subsets using ICNP^(R)
The ICNP model was applied to subset development resulting in three ICNP Catalogues: (a) Partnering with Patients and Families to Promote Adherence to Treatment, (b) Palliative Care for Dignified Dying, and (c) Canadian Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care. Although the three Catalogues w...
Harmonization of health data at national level: a pilot study in China.
For the purpose of establishing electronic health record (EHR), business-oriented health data distributed in different systems should be integrated to focus on individuals. This study is aimed at collecting health data items that are now nationally available in various health information systems, an...
Physicians' beliefs about using EMR and CPOE: in pursuit of a contextualized understanding of health IT use behavior.
To identify and describe physicians' beliefs about use of electronic medical records (EMR) and computerized provider order entry (CPOE) for inpatient and outpatient care, to build an understanding of what factors shape information technology (IT) use behavior in the unique context of health care del...