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A systematic literature review was performed to identify variables promoting consumer health information technology (CHIT) acceptance among patients. The electronic bibliographic databases Web of Science, Business Source Elite, CINAHL, Communication and Mass Media Complete, MEDLINE, PsycArticles, and PsycInfo were searched. A cited reference search of(More)
We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) which had evaluated self-management health information technology (SMHIT) for glycaemic control in patients with diabetes. A total of 43 RCTs was identified, which reported on 52 control-intervention comparisons. The glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) data were pooled(More)
The goal of improving patient safety has led to a number of paradigms for directing improvement efforts. The main paradigms to date have focused on reducing injuries, reducing errors, or improving evidence based practice. In this paper a human factors engineering paradigm is proposed that focuses on designing systems to improve the performance of healthcare(More)
OBJECTIVE With the advent of personal health records and other patient-focused health technologies, there is a growing need to better understand factors that contribute to acceptance and use of such innovations. In this study, we employed the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology as the basis for determining what predicts patients' acceptance(More)
BACKGROUND Usability can influence patients' acceptance and adoption of a health information technology. However, little research has been conducted to study the usability of a self-management health care system, especially one geared toward elderly patients. OBJECTIVE This usability study evaluated a new computer-based self-management system interface(More)
This study was performed to evaluate the effects of a patient-centered, tablet computer-based self-monitoring system for chronic disease care. A 3-month randomized controlled pilot trial was conducted to compare the use of a computer-based self-monitoring system in disease self-care (intervention group; n = 33) with a conventional self-monitoring method(More)
BACKGROUND Despite mandates and incentives for electronic health record (EHR) adoption, little is known about factors predicting physicians' satisfaction following EHR implementation. OBJECTIVE To measure predictors of physician satisfaction following EHR adoption. METHODS A total of 163 physicians completed a mailed survey before and after EHR(More)
Sicker patients with greater care needs are being discharged to their homes to assume responsibility for their own care with fewer nurses available to aid them. This situation brings with it a host of human factors and ergonomic (HFE) concerns, both for the home care nurse and the home dwelling patient, that can affect quality of care and patient safety.(More)
PURPOSE To assess whether the use of consumer health information technologies (CHITs) improves outcomes in the patient self-management of diabetes. METHOD The evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on the effects of CHITs on patient outcomes was analyzed using either meta-analysis or a narrative synthesis approach. A systematic search of seven(More)
BACKGROUND Use of electronic medical records (EMR) has the potential to offer quality and safety benefits, but without the adoption of the technology, the benefits will not be realized. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to identify the factors perceived as relevant by private physicians when considering EMR adoption. METHODS A qualitative pre-implementation(More)