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What is eHealth (6): perspectives on the evolution of eHealth research

Ahern DK et al, J Med Internet Res, 8(1)

Background:
The field of eHealth holds promise for supporting and enabling health behavior change and the prevention and management of chronic disease.
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29 August 2010 | No Comments »
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Information Technology in Emergency Medicine Residency–Affiliated Emergency Departments

Pallin D et al, Academic Emergency Medicine, 10(8)

Objectives:
To describe acquisition and implementation of information technology (IT) in U.S. emergency medicine (EM) residency–affiliated emergency departments (EDs), including automatic medication error checking.
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5 June 2010 | No Comments »
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A consensus action agenda for achieving the national health information infrastructure

Yasnoff, William A. et al, J Am Med Inform Assoc, 11(4)

Background
Improving the safety, quality, and efficiency of health care will require immediate and ubiquitous access to complete patient information and decision support provided through a National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII).
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22 March 2010 | No Comments »
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Telemedicine can improve the health of youths in detention

Fox, Karen C., and Anna Lyn Whitt, J Telemed Telecare, 14(6)

Young people in correctional care facilities often have physical or psychological disorders that contribute to their behavioural problems. In the US, the need for medical services in youth facilities far exceeds current resources, especially for paediatric mental health and specialty services. There is obvious potential for telemedicine to improve access to care and thus the level of health care for juvenile detainees.
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8 September 2008 | No Comments »
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A research agenda for personal health records (PHRs)

Kaelber DC et al, J Am Med Inform Assoc, 15(6)

Patients, policymakers, providers, payers, employers, and others have increasing interest in using personal health records (PHRs) to improve healthcare costs, quality, and efficiency. While organizations now invest millions of dollars in PHRs, the best PHR architectures, value propositions, and descriptions are not universally agreed upon. Despite widespread interest and activity, little PHR research has been done to date, and targeted research investment in PHRs appears inadequate.
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8 September 2008 | No Comments »
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