User Profile: Tove Sorensen

Tove Sorensen (tove_sorensen)
Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine
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Head, WHO Collborating Centre for Telemedicine and eHealth


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Medicine 2.0'10 (Maastricht, NL)

E-health Trends in Europe: New Tools – New Practices?
Tove Sorensen, Hege Andreassen*

There is fragmented valid knowledge on how e-health is influencing health care services and health users - the patients. The potential of using the Internet and other electronic media in health promotion and health care seems promising, given the large group of people that can be reached, fast and at low costs. However, there are important issues to take into consideration when new technologies are adopted in health: Will e-health increase or diminish social disparities in health? Further, wi...

Medicine 2.0'14 Summit & World Congress (Maui, Hawaii, USA)

How are Norwegians Using the Internet to Support Exercise or Diet?
Silje C Wangberg*, Tove Sørensen, Hege K Andreassen

Background: Internet is used for a variety of health related purposes. Use differs and has differential effects on health according to socio-economic status. The electronic tools for health behavior change are many and diverse. Objective: This study investigated to what extent the Norwegian population uses the Internet to support exercise and diet, what kind of services is being used, and whether there are social disparities in such use. We hypothesized that we would find differences acco...

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Journal of Medical Internet Research

Online Communication Between Doctors and Patients in Europe: Status and Perspectives
Silvina Santana, Berthold Lausen, Maria Bujnowska-Fedak, Catherine Chronaki, Per Egil Kummervold, Janne Rasmussen, Tove Sorensen
J Med Internet Res 2010;12(2):e20

Medicine 2.0

Using the Internet to Support Exercise and Diet: A Stratified Norwegian Survey
Silje C Wangberg, Tove Sørensen, Hege K Andreassen
Med 2.0 2015;4(2):e3

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