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UNLABELLED Trial registration: NCT01570140. BACKGROUND Due to ongoing rise in need for care for people with chronic diseases and lagging increase in number of care providers, alternative forms of care provision and self-management support are needed. Empowering patients through an online care platform could help to improve patients' self-management and(More)
The electronic personal health record (PHR) is a promising technology for improving the quality of chronic disease management. Until now, evaluations of such systems have provided only little insight into why a particular outcome occurred. The aim of this study is to gain insight into the navigation process (what functionalities are used, and in what(More)
We studied the use, uptake, and effects of e-Vita, a personal health record, with self-management support and personalized asynchronized coaching, for type 2 diabetes patients treated in primary care. Patients were invited by their practice nurse to join the study aimed at testing use and effects of a personal health record. Patients were followed up for 6(More)
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is rising in the Netherlands, and health care's workload will increase. e-Health applications may increase patients' participation in their care and could help reducing workload. To explore potential users, differences in patients interested and uninterested in e-Health are characterized. A prospective(More)
Randomized controlled trials to evaluate the effectiveness of eHealth technologies provide only little understanding in why a particular outcome did occur. Log data analysis is a promising methodology to explain the found effects of eHealth technologies and to improve the effects. In this paper, we describe our experiences with the collection, analysis, and(More)
AIMS In 2007, the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) launched the information website heartfailurematters.org (HFM site) with the aim of creating a practical tool through which to provide advice and guidelines for living with heart failure to patients, their carers, health care professionals and the general public(More)
A Personal Health Record (PHR) is a promising technology for improving the quality of chronic disease management. Despite the efforts that have been made in a research project to develop a PHR for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care (e-Vita), differences have been reported between the number of registered users in the participating(More)
In electronic health (eHealth) research, limited insight has been obtained on process outcomes or how the use of technology has contributed to the users' ability to have a healthier life, improved well-being, or activate new attitudes in their daily tasks. As a result, eHealth is often perceived as a black box. To open this black box of eHealth,(More)
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