Wayne Usher

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BACKGROUND Doctors are uncertain of their ethical and legal obligations when communicating with patients online. Professional guidelines for patient-doctor interaction online have been written with limited quantitative data about doctors' current usage and attitudes toward the medium. Further research into these trends will help to inform more focused(More)
Modern communication systems (Web 1.0, Web 2.0, cloud computing) and mobile wireless technologies (smartphones, iPads, monitoring devices) have, as with all industries, progressed in healthcare over recent years from being a minor, to being a very significant component of the environment. This paper will discuss how advancements in information technology,(More)
This research explores perceived user satisfaction and the impact of students using Mobile Wireless Communication Technology (MWCT) and Social Media tools (SM) for accessing health information. It was specifically concerned with whether there was a spatial pattern based on students' location or other social characteristics. An online survey was designed and(More)
This research explores perceived user satisfaction and the impact of students using Mobile Wireless Communication Technology (MWCT) and Social Media tools (SM) for accessing health information. It was specifically concerned with whether there was a spatial pattern based on students' location or other social characteristics. An online survey was designed and(More)
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