Posts Categorized: i2tic

A Composite Index for the Benchmarking of eHealth Deployment in European Acute Hospitals Distilling reality into a manageable form for evidence-based policy

In a previous post entitled Benchmarking HIT Adoption in European Healthcare Organisations several challenges, including transparency, were mentioned. To tackle of those challenges, during the past few months I had the pleasure to collaborate with my colleague Cristiano Codagnone in the development of JRC Scientific and Technical Report entitled “A Composite Index for the Benchmarking… Read more »

The integration of Information and Communication Technology into nursing

I’m delighted to announce that the article entitled “The integration of Information and Communication Technology into nursing” has been accepted and is already in press at the International Journal of Medical Informatics. As soon as possible I will upload a pre-print version. Abstract Objectives To identify and characterise different profiles of nurses’ utilization of Information… Read more »

Personal Health Record Seminar

On October 29th 2010 I had the opportunity to participate in the Personal Health Record Seminar organized by TICSALUT Foundation I would like to share my presentation and the video recorded. Sistema de Salud Personal e Historia de Salud Personal: ¿ciudadanos y profesiolanes en el centro del sistema?View more presentations from Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva. Seminari sobre… Read more »

The integration of Information and Communication Technology into medical practice

I’m delighted to announce that the article entitled “The integration of Information and Communication Technology into medical practice” has been accepted and is already in press at the  International Journal of Medical Informatics. As soon as possible I will upload a pre-print version. PREPRINT Please cite this article as: Lupiáñez-Villanueva, F., Hardey, M., Torrent, J.,… Read more »

Health and the Network Society: Spanish/Catalan book launched

I’m delighted to present my book: Health and the Network Society published by Ariel now available at the book stores. I perfectly know that it would not become a best-seller but I hope it could contribute just a little to foster new debates and further research on ICT and Health.Health systems are embedded within technological,… Read more »

Internet information and email: shaping professional / patients relationship

“Innovative health technologies: health systems in transition Workshop” Supported by: Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) Organized by: Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva (Internet Interdisciplinary Institute –UOC) and Michael Hardey (Hull/York Medical School – Science and Technology Studies Unit, Department of Sociology, University of York) Data: 27th November Place: UOC IN3 building. Av. Canal Olímpic, s/n. Edifici B3, 08860 Castelldefels… Read more »

People living with chronic disease and the Internet in Catalonia Working in Progress

UPDATE Following Ismael Peña advises I have drawn new graphics that represents the relationship between people living with chronic disease and the Internet in Catalonia . It looks like the inverse care law could be also applied to these citizens. I have started to explore and analyse the relationship between people who live with chronic disease… Read more »

Measuring digital development for policy-making: Models, stages, characteristics and causes

Yesterday I had the pleasure to attend the defence of Ismael Peña‘ thesis Measuring digital development for policy-making: models, stages, characteristics and causes, “which deals about the digital economy and whether governments should help in its development for it might have a positive impact on the real economy and on the society at large”. Measuring… Read more »

Knowledge, networks and economic activity: an analysis of the effects of the network on the knowledge-based economy

I would like to disseminate a paper entitled Knowledge, networks and economic activity: an analysis of the effects of the network on the knowledge-based economy written by Joan Torrent, director of ICTs Interdisciplinary Research Group (i2TIC), brand new research group I belong to. This paper contextualises the disruptive change of the transition to a knowledge-based… Read more »

Health and the World Wide Internet

I’m glad to share my slides presented on World Internet Project 2009 – Macau entitled Health and the Internet: Autonomy of the User. The presentation is based on a paper written by Rita Espanha and myself for the book “World Wide Internet. Changing Societies, Economies and Cultures” edited by Gustavo Cardoso, Angus Cheong and Jeffrey… Read more »