Julie M. Hook

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BACKGROUND Patients who have completed initial cancer treatment (cancer survivors) have been relatively neglected. We need data to help us better understand the needs of this group and to underpin evidence-based service development. METHODS Scoping reviews of research published in the last two decades focussing on the problems faced by cancer survivors,(More)
BACKGROUND Four international study groups undertook a large study in resectable osteosarcoma, which included two randomised controlled trials, to determine the effect on survival of changing post-operative chemotherapy based on histological response. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with resectable osteosarcoma aged ≤40 years were treated with the MAP(More)
Personal Health Records (PHRs) are a rapidly expanding area of medical informatics due to the belief that they may improve health care delivery and control costs of care. The PHRs in use or in development today support a myriad of different functions, and consequently offer different value propositions. A comprehensive value analysis of PHRs has never been(More)
With heightened interest in Regional Healthcare Information Organizations, policy makers may require guidance on the potential benefits and costs of systems that enable healthcare information exchange and interoperability (HIEI) in their communities. The United Hospital Fund of New York (UHF) engaged CITL to determine the net value of electronic(More)
Despite the demonstrated need for a national health information network (NHIN), there has been little progress in turning this need into reality beyond limited local demonstrations. One barrier is the lack of information evaluating the potential costs of connecting these local networks to form a national network. The Center for Information Technology(More)
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