Erin Roehrer

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There is a large and ever increasing number of mobile phone health, wellness, and medical applications on the market. However, there is little guidance or quality assurance available for consumers. This paper provides a health consumer focused framework for considering a range of issues associated with selecting and using mobile phone applications(More)
BACKGROUND A review of the literature has revealed that the rates of overweight and obesity have been increasing in Australia over the last two decades and that wellness mobile phone apps play a significant role in monitoring and managing individuals' weight. Although mobile phone app markets (iTunes and Google Play) list thousands of mobile phone health(More)
This paper presents findings from the implementation of an online symptom monitoring diary that was part of a broader project aimed to support self-management of cystic fibrosis and the development of an online community of practice (CoP). The findings challenge conventional perspectives on how value is acquired by patients and their families from(More)
INTRODUCTION Medication-related alerting functions may include usability flaws that limit their optimal use. A first step on the way to preventing usability flaws is to understand the characteristics of these usability flaws. This systematic qualitative review aims to analyze the type of usability flaws found in medication-related alerting functions. (More)
ICT use in cystic fibrosis management provides an alternative means of information supply to individuals, families, health care professionals and other stakeholders. The purpose of this paper is to present the evolution of a series of projects culminating in a project that translates the previous research into practice. In this paper the sequential nature(More)
Research has evidenced the benefits of using information and communications technology (ICT) in chronic disease management including improving information availability, communication methods and raising individual patient's self-awareness of their own conditions. Extending ICT use to support patients in the community through online services draws attention(More)
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