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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30181108/designing-emails-aimed-at-increasing-family-physicians-use-of-a-web-based-audit-and-feedback-tool-to-improve-cancer-screening-rates-cocreation-process
#1
Caroline A Bravo, Diego Llovet, Holly O Witteman, Laura Desveaux, Justin Presseau, Marianne Saragosa, Gratianne Vaisson, Shama Umar, Jill Tinmouth, Noah M Ivers
BACKGROUND: Providing clinical performance data to health professionals, a process known as audit and feedback, can play an important role in health system improvement. However, audit and feedback tools can only be effective if the targeted health professionals access and actively review their data. Email is used by Cancer Care Ontario, a provincial cancer agency, to promote access to a Web-based audit and feedback tool called the Screening Activity Report (SAR); however, current emails that lack behavior change content have been ineffective at encouraging log-in to the SAR...
September 4, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30045832/the-d2refine-platform-for-the-standardization-of-clinical-research-study-data-dictionaries-usability-study
#2
Deepak Kumar Sharma, Kevin Jerrold Peterson, Na Hong, Guoqian Jiang
BACKGROUND: D2Refine provides a Web-based environment to create clinical research study data dictionaries and enables standardization and harmonization of its variable definitions with controlled terminology resources. OBJECTIVE: To assess the usability of the functions D2Refine offers, a usability study was designed and executed. METHODS: We employed the TURF (task, user, representation, and function) Usability Framework of electronic health record usability to design, configure, and execute the usability study and performed quantitative analyses...
July 25, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30012546/software-for-administering-the-national-cancer-institute-s-patient-reported-outcomes-version-of-the-common-terminology-criteria-for-adverse-events-usability-study
#3
Martin W Schoen, Ethan Basch, Lori L Hudson, Arlene E Chung, Tito R Mendoza, Sandra A Mitchell, Diane St Germain, Paul Baumgartner, Laura Sit, Lauren J Rogak, Marwan Shouery, Eve Shalley, Bryce B Reeve, Maria R Fawzy, Nrupen A Bhavsar, Charles Cleeland, Deborah Schrag, Amylou C Dueck, Amy P Abernethy
BACKGROUND: The US National Cancer Institute (NCI) developed software to gather symptomatic adverse events directly from patients participating in clinical trials. The software administers surveys to patients using items from the Patient-Reported Outcomes version of the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (PRO-CTCAE) through Web-based or automated telephone interfaces and facilitates the management of survey administration and the resultant data by professionals (clinicians and research associates)...
July 16, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29991469/a-text-message-based-intervention-targeting-alcohol-consumption-among-university-students-user-satisfaction-and-acceptability-study
#4
Ulrika Müssener, Kristin Thomas, Catharina Linderoth, Matti Leijon, Marcus Bendtsen
BACKGROUND: Heavy consumption of alcohol among university students is a global problem, with excessive drinking being the social norm. Students can be a difficult target group to reach, and only a minority seek alcohol-related support. It is important to develop interventions that can reach university students in a way that does not further stretch the resources of the health services. Text messaging (short message service, SMS)-based interventions can enable continuous, real-time, cost-effective, brief support in a real-world setting, but there is a limited amount of evidence for effective interventions on alcohol consumption among young people based on text messaging...
July 10, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29853440/the-impact-of-visualization-dashboards-on-quality-of-care-and-clinician-satisfaction-integrative-literature-review
#5
REVIEW
Saif Sherif Khairat, Aniesha Dukkipati, Heather Alico Lauria, Thomas Bice, Debbie Travers, Shannon S Carson
BACKGROUND: Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in the United States admit more than 5.7 million people each year. The ICU level of care helps people with life-threatening illness or injuries and involves close, constant attention by a team of specially-trained health care providers. Delay between condition onset and implementation of necessary interventions can dramatically impact the prognosis of patients with life-threatening diagnoses. Evidence supports a connection between information overload and medical errors...
May 31, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29776901/a-moderated-e-forum-for-adults-with-cardiovascular-disease-usability-study
#6
Rika Tanaka, Anita Banerjee, Jelena Surikova, Jacqueline Tracey, Ada Payne, Heather Ross, Robert Nolan
BACKGROUND: Self-care behaviors are commonly prescribed to manage both cardiovascular disease and hypertension to reduce modifiable risk factors and improve quality of life. Nevertheless, long-term adherence to self-care recommendations for cardiac patients has been problematic. In cardiac patients, moderated online forums have been found to be particularly useful in supporting maintenance of heart-healthy diet and fewer hospital visits. As such, we developed the e-Forum, a Web-based moderated forum designed to promote continued user engagement and long-term self-care adherence...
May 18, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29773529/development-of-a-just-in-time-adaptive-mhealth-intervention-for-insomnia-usability-study
#7
I Wayan Pulantara, Bambang Parmanto, Anne Germain
BACKGROUND: Healthy sleep is a fundamental component of physical and brain health. Insomnia, however, is a prevalent sleep disorder that compromises functioning, productivity, and health. Therefore, developing efficient treatment delivery methods for insomnia can have significant societal and personal health impacts. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI) is the recommended first-line treatment of insomnia but access is currently limited for patients, since treatment must occur in specialty sleep clinics, which suffer from an insufficient number of trained clinicians...
May 17, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29759955/translation-cross-cultural-adaptation-and-validation-of-the-malay-version-of-the-system-usability-scale-questionnaire-for-the-assessment-of-mobile-apps
#8
Muhamad Fadhil Mohamad Marzuki, Nor Azwany Yaacob, Najib Majdi Yaacob
BACKGROUND: A mobile app is a programmed system designed to be used by a target user on a mobile device. The usability of such a system refers not only to the extent to which product can be used to achieve the task that it was designed for, but also its effectiveness and efficiency, as well as user satisfaction. The System Usability Scale is one of the most commonly used questionnaires used to assess the usability of a system. The original 10-item version of System Usability Scale was developed in English and thus needs to be adapted into local languages to assess the usability of a mobile apps developed in other languages...
May 14, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29712620/a-web-based-treatment-decision-support-tool-for-patients-with-advanced-knee-arthritis-evaluation-of-user-interface-and-content-design
#9
Hua Zheng, Milagros C Rosal, Wenjun Li, Amy Borg, Wenyun Yang, David C Ayers, Patricia D Franklin
BACKGROUND: Data-driven surgical decisions will ensure proper use and timing of surgical care. We developed a Web-based patient-centered treatment decision and assessment tool to guide treatment decisions among patients with advanced knee osteoarthritis who are considering total knee replacement surgery. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine user experience and acceptance of the Web-based treatment decision support tool among older adults. METHODS: User-centered formative and summative evaluations were conducted for the tool...
April 30, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29699969/enhancing-home-health-mobile-phone-app-usability-through-general-smartphone-training-usability-and-learnability-case-study
#10
Richard Harte, Tony Hall, Liam Glynn, Alejandro Rodríguez-Molinero, Thomas Scharf, Leo R Quinlan, Gearóid ÓLaighin
BACKGROUND: Each year, millions of older adults fall, with more than 1 out of 4 older people experiencing a fall annually, thereby causing a major social and economic impact. Falling once doubles one’s chances of falling again, making fall prediction an important aspect of preventative strategies. In this study, 22 older adults aged between 65 and 85 years were trained in the use of a smartphone-based fall prediction system. The system is designed to continuously assess fall risk by measuring various gait and balance parameters using a smart insole and smartphone, and is also designed to detect falls...
April 26, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29691206/designing-for-clinical-change-creating-an-intervention-to-implement-new-statin-guidelines-in-a-primary-care-clinic
#11
Melissa DeJonckheere, Claire H Robinson, Lindsey Evans, Julie Lowery, Bradley Youles, Adam Tremblay, Caitlin Kelley, Jeremy B Sussman
BACKGROUND: Recent clinical practice guidelines from major national organizations, including a joint United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) committee, have substantially changed recommendations for the use of the cholesterol-lowering statin medications after years of relative stability. Because statin medications are among the most commonly prescribed treatments in the United States, any change in their use may have significant implications for patients and providers alike...
April 24, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29678803/value-of-face-to-face-interactions-between-clinician-educators-and-patients-or-students-to-improve-health-care-education
#12
Manisha Singh
The power and outreach of the media is enormous and has restructured our society today; the author acknowledges the impact and appreciates the outreach. However, I question the relative lack of focus on physical human interactions and express concern over future training efforts. I have compared and attempted to highlight the components of two interaction scenarios: those of teacher-student, and those of physician-patient. The physician-educators need to generate a discussion regarding the value of each interaction...
April 20, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29666042/relationship-between-evidence-requirements-user-expectations-and-actual-experiences-usability-evaluation-of-the-twazon-arabic-weight-loss-app
#13
Aroub Alnasser, Janet Kyle, Abdulrahman Alkhalifah, Debbi Marais
BACKGROUND: Saudi Arabia has faced a steady growth in the prevalence of obesity. The concurrent and ubiquitous use of mobile technology, such as smartphones and apps, provides an opportunity for the implementation of mHealth technology, a method for delivering behavioral interventions. Despite their effectiveness in promoting lifestyle and diet modification, culturally adapted weight loss apps and related interventions are lacking in Gulf Cooperation Council countries. OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to identify the relationship between adherence to evidence-informed practices, potential user expectations, and actual user experiences in order to enhance the understanding of the overall usability of the Twazon Arabic weight loss app...
April 17, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29661752/a-novel-information-retrieval-tool-to-find-hospital-care-team-members-development-and-usability-study
#14
Kyle Morawski, Craig Monsen, Sukhjit Takhar, Adam Landman
BACKGROUND: Hospital communication among members of a patient's care team is a central part of clinical workflow and consumes a large amount of a health care provider's time. Oftentimes the complexity of hospital care leads to difficulty in finding the appropriate contact, which can lead to inefficiencies and frustration. Squire is a Web-based information retrieval app created to improve the speed and efficiency in reaching the appropriate team member during the care of a hospitalized patient...
April 16, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29572203/general-practitioners-attitudes-toward-a-web-based-mental-health-service-for-adolescents-implications-for-service-design-and-delivery
#15
Mirjana Subotic-Kerry, Catherine King, Kathleen O'Moore, Melinda Achilles, Bridianne O'Dea
BACKGROUND: Anxiety disorders and depression are prevalent among youth. General practitioners (GPs) are often the first point of professional contact for treating health problems in young people. A Web-based mental health service delivered in partnership with schools may facilitate increased access to psychological care among adolescents. However, for such a model to be implemented successfully, GPs' views need to be measured. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to examine the needs and attitudes of GPs toward a Web-based mental health service for adolescents, and to identify the factors that may affect the provision of this type of service and likelihood of integration...
March 23, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29549073/evaluating-the-usability-and-usefulness-of-a-mobile-app-for-atrial-fibrillation-using-qualitative-methods-exploratory-pilot-study
#16
Jaclyn Hirschey, Sunetra Bane, Moussa Mansour, Jodi Sperber, Stephen Agboola, Joseph Kvedar, Kamal Jethwani
BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common form of heart arrhythmia and a potent risk factor for stroke. Nonvitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are routinely prescribed to manage AFib stroke risk; however, nonadherence to treatment is a concern. Additional tools that support self-care and medication adherence may benefit patients with AFib. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the perceived usability and usefulness of a mobile app designed to support self-care and treatment adherence for AFib patients who are prescribed NOACs...
March 15, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29535079/human-factors-and-data-logging-processes-with-the-use-of-advanced-technology-for-adults-with-type-1-diabetes-systematic-integrative-review
#17
REVIEW
Marion Waite, Clare Martin, Rachel Franklin, David Duce, Rachel Harrison
BACKGROUND: People with type 1 diabetes (T1D) undertake self-management to prevent short and long-term complications. Advanced technology potentially supports such activities but requires consideration of psychological and behavioral constructs and usability issues. Economic factors and health care provider capacity influence access and uptake of advanced technology. Previous reviews have focused upon clinical outcomes or were descriptive or have synthesized studies on adults with those on children and young people where human factors are different...
March 15, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29514771/development-of-ehome-a-mobile-instrument-for-reporting-monitoring-and-consulting-drug-related-problems-in-home-care-human-centered-design-study
#18
Nienke Elske Dijkstra, Carolina Geertruida Maria Sino, Eibert Rob Heerdink, Marieke Joanna Schuurmans
BACKGROUND: Home care patients often use many medications and are prone to drug-related problems (DRPs). For the management of problems related to drug use, home care could add to the multidisciplinary expertise of general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists. The home care observation of medication-related problems by home care employees (HOME)-instrument is paper-based and assists home care workers in reporting potential DRPs. To facilitate the multiprofessional consultation, a digital report of DRPs from the HOME-instrument and digital monitoring and consulting of DRPs between home care and general practices and pharmacies is desired...
March 7, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29490894/supporting-accurate-interpretation-of-self-administered-medical-test-results-for-mobile-health-assessment-of-design-demographics-and-health-condition
#19
Jess C Hohenstein, Eric Ps Baumer, Lindsay Reynolds, Elizabeth L Murnane, Dakota O'Dell, Seoho Lee, Shion Guha, Yu Qi, Erin Rieger, Geri Gay
BACKGROUND: Technological advances in personal informatics allow people to track their own health in a variety of ways, representing a dramatic change in individuals' control of their own wellness. However, research regarding patient interpretation of traditional medical tests highlights the risks in making complex medical data available to a general audience. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to explore how people interpret medical test results, examined in the context of a mobile blood testing system developed to enable self-care and health management...
February 28, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29472173/co-designing-a-collaborative-chronic-care-network-c3n-for-inflammatory-bowel-disease-development-of-methods
#20
Michael Seid, George Dellal, Laura E Peterson, Lloyd Provost, Peter A Gloor, David Livingstone Fore, Peter A Margolis
BACKGROUND: Our health care system fails to deliver necessary results, and incremental system improvements will not deliver needed change. Learning health systems (LHSs) are seen as a means to accelerate outcomes, improve care delivery, and further clinical research; yet, few such systems exist. We describe the process of codesigning, with all relevant stakeholders, an approach for creating a collaborative chronic care network (C3N), a peer-produced networked LHS. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to report the methods used, with a diverse group of stakeholders, to translate the idea of a C3N to a set of actionable next steps...
February 22, 2018: JMIR Human Factors
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