Attended Medicine 2.0'10 (Maastricht, NL)
Medicine 2.0'10 (Maastricht, NL)
An Overview of Possibilities and Challenges of Patient-Focused EHealth in Fertility Care
Background The Internet is revolutionizing healthcare. Defined as eHealth, it can provide a toolset for patients to deal with health issues by offering medical information and facilitating peer-to-peer interaction via support groups and virtual communities. Using these Internet-driven possibilities patients become co-producers of their own healthcare. On a higher level, it may improve patient centredness, as one of the core dimensions of quality of care. Although an increasing amount of re...
Medicine 2.0'11 (Stanford University, USA)
Wikis as an Opportunity to Improve Patient Participation in Developing Information Leaflets: A demonstration project in infertility patients.
Background In the process of developing patient information, the participation of end-users, is often rare. Usually, healthcare professionals alone create the information with little to no patient input. This is a missed opportunity, as they have gained a wealth of experience based on the knowledge of their disease. Clinicians are also seldom trained in estimating patients’ information needs and describing them in layman’s terms. Thus, we hypothesized that utilizing the experience-base o...
Medicine 2.0'12 (Boston, USA)
Wikis and Collaborative Writing Applications in Health Care: Preliminary Results of a Scoping Review
Background: The use of collaborative writing applications by clinicians and other health care actors is presently growing. Although wikis, Google Documents and similar collaborative writing applications may be useful in facilitating knowledge transfer, no systematic review has yet been conducted to evaluate their role in knowledge translation (KT). Objective: This study is exploring the depth and breadth of evidence about the safe, effective and ethical use of collaborative writing applica...
Medicine 2.0'13 (London, UK)
Wikis and Collaborative Writing Applications in Healthcare: a Scoping Review
Background: Collaborative writing applications (CWAs) (eg, wikis, Google Documents, Google Knol) have the potential to empower multiple stakeholders to disseminate and apply knowledge in practice. The rapid rise in their use has created the need for a systematic synthesis of the evidence of their impact as knowledge translation (KT) tools in health care and for an inventory of the factors that affect their use. Objective: To explore the depth and breadth of evidence concerning the impact of...
Full Paper Publications
JMIR Research Protocols
Wikis and Collaborative Writing Applications in Health Care: A Scoping Review Protocol
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Barriers and Facilitators for the Implementation of an Online Clinical Health Community in Addition to Usual Fertility Care: A Cross-Sectional Study
Using Online Health Communities to Deliver Patient-Centered Care to People With Chronic Conditions
Wikis and Collaborative Writing Applications in Health Care: A Scoping Review
The Contribution of Online Peer-to-Peer Communication Among Patients With Adrenal Disease to Patient-Centered Care
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