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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28506095/understanding-attitudes-toward-information-and-communication-technology-in-home-care-information-and-communication-technology-as-a-market-good-within-norwegian-welfare-services
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Karianne Røssummoen Øyen, Olivia Sissil Sunde, Marit Solheim, Sara Moricz, Siri Ytrehus
The aim of this study was to better understand nurses' and other staff members' attitudes toward the usefulness of information and communication technology in home-care settings. Research has found that beliefs about the expected benefits of information and communication technology impact the use of technology. Furthermore, inexperience with using information and communication technology may cause negative attitudes. This article is based on a questionnaire to 155 nurses and other staff members in home-care in Sogn og Fjordane county in Norway...
May 16, 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27918231/a-3d-assessment-and-feedback-tool-for-ankylosing-spondylitis-from-the-perspective-of-healthcare-professionals
#2
Shijuan Li, Stephen Kay, Stuart Porter
To investigate the utility of 3D visualization technology to augment assessment and feedback for Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), a visualization prototype was developed, and both subjective and objective measures of current assessment instruments were compared. To verify and establish a base-line for the prototype's effectiveness, motion data and measurement data from a healthy adult in a laboratory environment were collected. To validate the prototype, a qualitative evaluation was undertaken using multiple methods including a pilot study, focus groups, and individual interviews...
September 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27918228/nursing-care-documentation-practice-the-unfinished-task-of-nursing-care-in-the-university-of-gondar-hospital
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Mihiretu Kebede, Yesuf Endris, Desalegn Tegabu Zegeye
INTRODUCTION: Even though nursing care documentation is an important part of nursing practice, it is commonly left undone. The objective of this study was to assess nursing care documentation practice and the associated factors among nurses who are working at the University of Gondar Hospital. METHODS: An institution-based cross-sectional study was conducted among 220 nurses working at the University of Gondar Hospital inpatient wards from March 20 to April 30, 2014...
September 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27918220/an-interactive-distance-solution-for-stroke-rehabilitation-in-the-home-setting-a-feasibility-study
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Susanne Palmcrantz, Jörgen Borg, Disa Sommerfeld, Jeanette Plantin, Anneli Wall, Maria Ehn, Marie Sjölinder, Inga-Lill Boman
BACKGROUND: In this study an interactive distance solution (called the DISKO tool) was developed to enable home-based motor training after stroke. OBJECTIVES: The overall aim was to explore the feasibility and safety of using the DISKO-tool, customized for interactive stroke rehabilitation in the home setting, in different rehabilitation phases after stroke. METHODS: Fifteen patients in three different stages in the continuum of rehabilitation after stroke participated in a home-based training program using the DISKO-tool...
September 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764580/acceptance-by-laypersons-and-medical-professionals-of-the-personalized-ehealth-platform-ehealthmonitor
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Lena Griebel, Peter Kolominsky-Rabas, Sandra Schaller, Jakub Siudyka, Radoslaw Sierpinski, Dimitrios Papapavlou, Aliki Simeonidou, Hans-Ulrich Prokosch, Martin Sedlmayr
INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND: Often, eHealth services are not accepted because of factors such as eHealth literacy or trust. Within this study, eHealthMonitor was evaluated in three European countries (Germany, Greece, and Poland) by medical professionals and laypersons with respect to numerous acceptance factors. METHODS: Questionnaires were created on the basis of factors from literature and with the help of scales which have already been validated. A qualitative survey was conducted in Germany, Poland, and Greece...
September 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27689312/the-effects-of-informal-carers-characteristics-on-their-information-needs-the-information-needs-state-approach
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Basil Alzougool, Shanton Chang, Kathleen Gray
There has been little research that provides a comprehensive account of the nature and aspects of information needs of informal carers. The authors have previously developed and validated a framework that accounts for major underlying states of information need. This paper aims to apply this framework to explore whether there are common demographic and socioeconomic characteristics that affect the information needs states of carers. A questionnaire about the information needs states was completed by 198 carers above 18 years old...
September 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27564236/bringing-ecare-platforms-to-the-market
#7
Frederic Vannieuwenborg, Thomas Van der Auwermeulen, Jan Van Ooteghem, An Jacobs, Sofie Verbugge, Didier Colle
Due to changes in the demographic situation of most Western European countries, interest in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)-supported care services is growing fast. eCare services that foster better care information exchange, social involvement, lifestyle monitoring services, etc., offered via ICT platforms, integrated in the homes of the elderly are believed to be cost-effective. Additionally, they could lead to an increased quality of life of both care receiver and (in)formal caregiver. Currently, adoption and integration of these eCare platforms (eCPs) is slowed down by several barriers such as unclear added value, a lack of regulations, or lack of sustainable financial models...
September 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27322956/evaluation-of-vocal-electronic-nursing-documentation-a-comparison-study-in-iran
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Mona Mohammadi Firouzeh, Ezzat Jafarjalal, Hormat Sadat Emamzadeh Ghasemi, Naser Bahrani, Sara Sardashti
AIM: Documentation is a critical element in the function of the nursing team, and cannot be separated from high-quality, patient-centered care. The aim of this study was to compare the quality of nursing documentation in electronic and paper-based systems. METHOD: A retrospective descriptive study was designed to compare the quality of nursing documentation in electronic health records (EHR) versus paper-based documentation systems before and after the application of the electronic system...
September 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28399725/understanding-views-on-everyday-use-of-personal-health-information-insights-from-community-dwelling-older-adults
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A L Hartzler, K Osterhage, G Demiris, E A Phelan, S M Thielke, A M Turner
BACKGROUND: Older adults apply various strategies to pursue healthy aging, but we know little about their views and use of personal health information to accomplish those ends. METHODS: As a first step in formulating the role of personal health information management (PHIM) in healthy aging, we explored the perspectives of older adults on health and health information used in their everyday lives through four focus groups with 25 community-dwelling adults aged 60 and over...
April 11, 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28398145/visualization-maps-for-the-evolution-of-research-hotspots-in-the-field-of-regional-health-information-networks
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Yanjun Wang, Jianzhong Zheng, Ailian Zhang, Wei Zhou, Haiyuan Dong
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to reveal research hotspots in the field of regional health information networks (RHINs) and use visualization techniques to explore their evolution over time and differences between countries. METHODS: We conducted a literature review for a 50-year period and compared the prevalence of certain index terms during the periods 1963-1993 and 1994-2014 and in six countries. We applied keyword frequency analysis, keyword co-occurrence analysis, multidimensional scaling analysis, and network visualization technology...
April 11, 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28398097/task-specific-usability-requirements-of-electronic-medical-records-systems-lessons-learned-from-a-national-survey-of-end-users
#11
Mehrdad Farzandipour, Zahra Meidani, Hossein Riazi, Monireh Sadeqi Jabali
BACKGROUND: There are various approaches to evaluating the usability of electronic medical record (EMR) systems. User perspectives are an integral part of evaluation. Usability evaluations efficiently and effectively contribute to user-centered design and supports tasks and increase user satisfaction. This study determined the main usability requirements for EMRs by means of an end-user survey. METHOD: A mixed-method strategy was conducted in three phases. A qualitative approach was employed to collect and formulate EMR usability requirements using the focus group method and the modified Delphi technique...
April 11, 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28398094/toward-a-patient-centered-ambulatory-after-visit-summary-identifying-primary-care-patients-information-needs
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Martina A Clarke, Joi L Moore, Linsey M Steege, Richelle J Koopman, Jeffery L Belden, Shannon M Canfield, Min S Kim
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the information needs of primary care patients as they review clinic visit notes to inform information that should be contained in an after-visit summary (AVS). METHOD: We collected data from 15 patients with an acute illness and 14 patients with a chronic disease using semi-structured interviews. The acute patients reviewed seven major sections, and chronic patients reviewed eight major sections of a simulated, but realistic visit note to identify relevant information needs for their AVS...
April 11, 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28388252/how-reliable-are-health-registers-registration-of-induced-abortions-and-sterilizations-in-finland
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Anna Heino, Maarit Niinimäki, Maarit Mentula, Mika Gissler
Finland's population-based health registers are widely used in health-monitoring and research. We assessed the quality of the Finnish Register on Induced Abortions and Sterilisations and compared it to the Hospital Discharge Register. Ten hospitals out of 67 public hospitals performing induced abortions and sterilizations and three randomly selected months in 2011 were included. This data was compared to the data in the Register on Induced Abortions and Sterilisations. The sample presented 43.1% of all induced abortions and sterilizations during the study months...
April 7, 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28350236/improving-a-health-information-system-for-real-time-data-entries-an-action-research-project-using-socio-technical-systems-theory
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Godfried Bakiyem Adaba, Yohannes Kebebew
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: This paper presents the findings of an action research (AR) project to improve a health information system (HIS) at the Operating Theater Department (OTD) of a National Health Service (NHS) hospital in South East England, the UK. METHODS: Informed by socio-technical systems (STS) theory, AR was used to design an intervention to enhance an existing patient administration system (PAS) to enable data entries in real time while contributing to the literature...
March 28, 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28350186/it-based-wellness-tools-for-older-adults-design-concepts-and-feedback
#15
Jonathan Joe, Amanda Hall, Nai-Ching Chi, Hilaire Thompson, George Demiris
OBJECTIVE: To explore older adults' preferences regarding e-health applications through use of generated concepts that inform wellness tool design. METHODS: The 6-8-5 method and affinity mapping were used to create e-health design ideas that were translated into storyboards and scenarios. Focus groups were conducted to obtain feedback on the prototypes and included participant sketching. A qualitative analysis of the focus groups for emerging themes was conducted, and sketches were analyzed...
March 28, 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27715360/going-from-paper-and-pen-to-ict-systems-perspectives-on-managing-the-change-process
#16
Maria Andersson Marchesoni, Karin Axelsson, Ylva Fältholm, Inger Lindberg
BACKGROUND: Lack of participation from staff when developing information and communication technologies (ICT) has been shown to lead to negative consequences and might be one explanation for failure. Management during development processes has rarely been empirically studied, especially when introducing ICT systems in a municipality context. OBJECTIVE: To describe and interpret experiences of the management during change processes where ICT was introduced among staff and managers in elderly care...
March 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27564428/user-acceptance-of-mobile-health-services-from-users-perspectives-the-role-of-self-efficacy-and-response-efficacy-in-technology-acceptance
#17
Xiaofei Zhang, Xiaocui Han, Yuanyuan Dang, Fanbo Meng, Xitong Guo, Jiayue Lin
With the swift emergence of electronic medical information, the global popularity of mobile health (mHealth) services continues to increase steadily. This study aims to investigate the efficacy factors that directly or indirectly influence individuals' acceptance of mHealth services. Based on the technology acceptance model, this research incorporates efficacy factors into the acceptance decision process. A research model was proposed involving the direct and indirect effects of self-efficacy and response-efficacy on acceptance intention, along with their moderating effects...
March 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27259680/exploring-physical-therapists-perceptions-of-mobile-application-usage-utilizing-the-fitt-framework
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Alice Noblin, Madhu Shettian, Kendall Cortelyou-Ward, Judi Schack Dugre
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: The use of mobile apps in clinical settings is becoming a widely accepted tool for many healthcare professionals. Physical therapists (PTs) have been underresearched in this area, leaving little information regarding the challenges in using mobile apps in the PT environment. The FITT framework provides a theoretical underpinning for this investigation. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: A survey was developed based on the FITT framework and research questions...
March 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27245256/bayesian-networks-to-identify-statistical-dependencies-a-case-study-of-spanish-university-students-habits
#19
P Fuster-Parra, J Vidal-Conti, P A Borràs, P Palou
OBJECTIVE: The present study sought to discover the relationships among different features characterizing Spanish university students' habits through a Bayesian network (BN). The set of features with the strongest influence in specific features can be determined. METHODS: A BN was built from a dataset composed of 13 relevant features, determining the dependencies and conditional independencies from empirical data in a multivariate context. The structure was learned with the bnlearn package in R language introducing prior knowledge, and the parameters were obtained with Netica software...
March 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27100821/emr-continuance-usage-intention-of-healthcare-professionals
#20
Mina Sayyah Gilani, Mohammad Iranmanesh, Davoud Nikbin, Suhaiza Zailani
Electronic medical records (EMRs) have been proven to be effective tools for improving the safety and quality of healthcare despite their relatively low usage rate in hospitals. The long-term development by EMRs depends on the continued use of healthcare professionals. In this study, technology continuance theory (TCT) was used to evaluate the short-term and long-term continuance acceptance of EMRs among healthcare professionals. Data were gathered by surveying 195 medical professionals in Iran. The data were analyzed using the partial least squares (PLS) technique...
March 2017: Informatics for Health & Social Care
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