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Title Impact of consumer health informatics applications [electronic resource] / prepared for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service ; prepared by the Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center ; investigators, M. Christopher Gibbons ... [et al.].

Imprint Rockville, Md. : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, [2009]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  HE 20.6524:188    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource ([546] p.) : ill.
Series Evidence report/technology assessment, 1530-4396 ; no. 188
AHRQ publication ; no. 09(10)-E019
Evidence report/technology assessment ; no. 188.
AHRQ publication ; no. 09(10)-E019.
Note Title from title screen (viewed on Jan. 9. 2012).
"October 2009."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Many people are excited about the potential to improve the health of the public by using health information technology (health IT) and eHealth solutions that are tailored to consumers. Despite growing interest in this field referred to as consumer health informatics (CHI), the value of CHI applications has not been rigorously reviewed. The objectives of this report were to review the literature on the evidence of the influence of currently developed CHI applications on health and health care process outcomes, to identify the gaps in the CHI literature, and to make recommendations for future CHI research. For the purposes of this review, CHI is defined as any electronic tool, technology, or electronic application that is designed to interact directly with consumers, with or without the presence of a health care professional that provides or uses individualized (personal) information and provides the consumer with individualized assistance, to help the patient better manage their health or health care.
Funding Contract no. HHSA 290-2007-120061-I Task order no. 5
Indexed Term Medical Informatics Applications
Consumer Advocacy
Added Author Gibbons, Michael Christopher.
Johns Hopkins University. Evidence-based Practice Center.
United States. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
ISBN 9781587633867
Gpo Item No. 0491-B-31 (online)
Sudoc No. HE 20.6524:188

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