Posts By: Francisco Lupianez-Villanueva

ICTconsequences Wiki

Finally I have decided to star ICTconsequeces Wiki. I will use it as a personal notebook to share the comments about resources I am working with and it also helps me to order my personal notes. Again it is just a working web project so I hope I will improve its integration with the rest… Read more »

Who is empowered in e-health?

‘Jakob Nielsen’s Digital Divide: The Three Stages’ posted by Ismael Peña talking about Empowerment Divide and a conversation with him make me think about empowerment in health and the consequences of Internet in this topic. Roma Harris and Tiffany Veinot wrote The Empowerment Model and Using E-Health to Distribute Information. In this working paper they… Read more »

Health care: Towards quality performance – OCDE

Improving health is a key concern of OECD societies, as it can contribute to higher economic growth and improved welfare. OCDE Observer The OECD Observer magazine presents concise, up-to-date and authoritative analysis of crucial world economic, social and environmental issues. Since 1962 it has been keeping policymakers, business people, NGOs, researchers and journalists ahead of… Read more »

My Works

In this page I am going to collect and share some of the works I have been doing along or with fellows. Research projects Publications During 2005 – 2007 I was working in the Project Internet Catalonia “Technological Modernisation, Organisational Change and Service Delivery in the Catalan Public Health” directed by the Prof. Manuel Castells…. Read more »

ICTconsequences Bibliography

Like most of the researchers I have to manage references and bibliography. Since I started the Phd courses I had tried some of the software available. During the last year I also have tried Refbase,   Bibciter and other open source tools. The result is ICTconsequences Bibliography and the aim is to arrange and share the… Read more »

New Web-based tools, health education and health communication

It looks like the Web 2.0 has arrived to the field of health education as far as we can find articles talking about it. I have read Boulos, M., et al. (2006). “Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education.” BMC Medical Education 6(41): 8 [link]… Read more »

Internet health information seekers and the Politics of search engine

Most of the Internet health informations seekers use search engines to find what they are looking for on the Web. See: Diaz, J. Griffith, R. et al. (2002). Patients’ Use of the Internet for Medical Information. J GEN INTERN MED 17:180-185 Fox, S. (2002). Vital decisions. [online article]. PEW Internet & American Life Project. [5/10/2006]…. Read more »