Turn your computer into a patient education library
- Information gain in patients using a multimedia website with tailored information on anaesthesia. Edward, G. M.; Naald, N. v. d.; Oort, F. J.; de Haes, H. C. J. M.; Biervliet, J. D.; Hollmann, M. W.; Preckel, B. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Mar2011, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p319
Background The preoperative visit is an appropriate time to educate the patient on anaesthesia. The aim of this study was to determine if a website, as an information source for anaesthesia before the visit to the preoperative assessment clinic (PAC), increases patients� knowledge on...
- Expertise online Finding reliable information. // Consumer Reports;Sep2005, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p48
Presents the results of a "Consumer Reports" evaluation on where to find reliable health information on the Internet. Reports that some ninety-five million Americans have turned to the Internet for health information; Suggestion that more U.S. adults go to the Internet than to a physician;...
- ADOPTION OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS IN THE PRESENCE OF PRIVACY CONCERNS: THE ELABORATION LIKELIHOOD MODEL AND INDIVIDUAL PERSUASION. Angst, Corey M.; Agarwal, Ritu // MIS Quarterly;Jun2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p339
Within the emerging context of the digitization of health care, electronic health records (EHRs) constitute a significant technological advance in the way medical information is stored, communicated, and processed by the multiple parties involved in health care delivery. However, in spite of the...
- Hunting for Health. Hobson, Katherine // U.S. News & World Report;11/17/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 17, p48
Discusses the pros and cons of searching the Internet for health information. Ways to evaluate a Web page for accuracy and usefulness; Reliable sites that are recommended as starting points for information; Suggestion of Consumer WebWatch and the nonprofit Health Improvement Institute to assess...
- Implementing practice-linked pre-visit electronic journals in primary care: patient and physician use and satisfaction. Wald, Jonathan S.; Businger, Alexandra; Gandhi, Tejal K.; Grant, Richard W.; Poon, Eric G.; Schnipper, Jeffrey L.; Volk, Lynn A.; Middleton, Blackford // Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association;Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p502
Electronic health records (EHRs) and EHR-connected patient portals offer patient-provider collaboration tools for visit-based care. During a randomized controlled trial, primary care patients completed pre-visit electronic journals (eJournals) containing EHR-based medication, allergies, and...
- Medical practice management software for today's healthcare provider. Virga, Robert M. // Orange County Business Journal;07/28/97, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p32
Focuses on the effect of information technology on health care providers throughout the United States. Importance of computer technology advancements in health care; Factors to consider when selecting a software package; Features of MedSys for Windows, a software package developed by InfoSys...
- Doctors Team Up With Computers. // Futurist;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p13
Focuses on the reliance of doctors on computers and artificial intelligence for diagnoses and surgeries as of September 2000.
- Implementation and Termination of a Computerized Medical Information System. Lawler, Frank; Cacy, Jim R. // Journal of Family Practice;Mar96, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p233
Editorial. Discusses the implementation and termination of a comprehensive computerized medical information system at the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Oklahoma. Examination of the implementation process; Problems encountered.
- Systems integrator. // Materials Management in Health Care;Mar96, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p64
Features a systems integrator from DuPont which simplifies data flow between chemistry analyzers and laboratory information system. Cost effectiveness.