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Is Canada ready for patient accessible electronic health records? A national scan
BackgroundAccess to personal health information through the electronic health record (EHR) is an innovative means to enable people to be active participants in their own health care. Currently thisExpand
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Improving Diabetes Management With a Patient Portal: Qualitative Study of a Diabetes Self-Management Portal
Background Effective management and care of diabetes is crucial to reducing associated risks such as heart disease and kidney failure. With increasing access and use of the Internet, online chronicExpand
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Finding a Depression App: A Review and Content Analysis of the Depression App Marketplace
Background Depression is highly prevalent and causes considerable suffering and disease burden despite the existence of wide-ranging treatment options. Mobile phone apps offer the potential to helpExpand
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Psychosexual distress in women with gynecologic cancer: a feasibility study of an online support group.
OBJECTIVES The psychosexual concerns of gynecologic cancer patients are often unaddressed and there are limited resources available for women to deal with this highly sensitive topic. ThisExpand
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A Qualitative Study of an Internet-Based Support Group for Women with Sexual Distress Due to Gynecologic Cancer
Internet-based support groups for cancer patients have been studied extensively; very few have focused on gynecologic cancer. We pilot-tested a web-based support group for gynecologic cancer patientsExpand
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Patient Accessible Electronic Health Records: Exploring Recommendations for Successful Implementation Strategies
Background Providing patients with access to their electronic health records offers great promise to improve patient health and satisfaction with their care, as well to improve professional andExpand
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The anxious wait: assessing the impact of patient accessible EHRs for breast cancer patients
BackgroundPersonal health records (PHRs) provide patients with access to personal health information (PHI) and targeted education. The use of PHRs has the potential to improve a wide range ofExpand
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Testicular cancer survivors' supportive care needs and use of online support: a cross-sectional survey
IntroductionThe supportive care needs of testicular cancer survivors have not been comprehensively studied. Likewise, there is limited research on their use of the Internet or social mediaExpand
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A pilot study of an exercise & cognitive behavioral therapy intervention for epithelial ovarian cancer patients
BackgroundOvarian cancer has the highest mortality rate of all gynaecologic cancers. Faced with poor prognoses, stressful treatment effects and a high likelihood of recurrence, survivors mustExpand
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Exploring the use of the survivorship consult in providing survivorship care
PurposeAdvances in breast cancer treatment have increased survival and contributed to longer periods of survivorship as reported by the Committee CCSsS (Canadian Cancer Statistics) (2011) and HewittExpand
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