Henrique M. G. Martins

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Pressure ulcers frequently occur in patients with limited mobility, for example, people with advanced age and patients wearing casts or prostheses. Mobile information communication technologies can help implement ulcer care protocols and the monitoring of patients with high risk, thus preventing or improving these conditions. This article presents a mobile(More)
This study proposes a methodology to support coding professionals in assigning ICD-9-CM codes to inpatient episodes. This subject has been predominantly addressed through the use of natural language processing methods, which show limited generalizability. To surpass this issue, this paper proposes a methodology entailing an adaptive data processing method(More)
This article seeks to highlight some distinctive issues involved in the use of mobile information and communication technologies (MICTs) in the healthcare context. A three-layered framework for analysing cases of MICT-in-use is developed from the literature and employed to analyse evidence from a number of healthcare MICT pilot studies. These indicate that(More)
Healthcare management is becoming extremely important and large health organizations face increasing demands for leadership and system change. The role of doctors is pivotal but their relationship with management issues and practice has been a matter of long-lasting debate. The aim of this research was to establish opinions of medical students and other(More)
This paper describes the use of an application accessible via distributed desktop computing and wireless mobile devices in a specialist department of a UK acute hospital. Data (application logs, in-depth interviews, and ethnographic observation) were simultaneously collected to study doctors' work via this application, when and where they accessed different(More)