Posts Categorized: Information Policies

Internet users and mHealth in Europe

Following Social determinants of Health and ICT for Health (eHealth) conceptual framework and the results from Citizens and ICT for Health in 14 EU countries: results from an online panel survey I have been exploring the difussion of mHealth in Europe.  Internet users were asked about the use of health/wellness application on their mobile phone:… Read more »

Enhanced data gathering through active collaboration with Healthcare Actors

Health professionals and ICT for Health View more PowerPoint from Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva

Citizens and ICT for Health in 14 EU countries: results from an online panel survey

Citizens and ICT for Health in 14 EU countries: results from an online panel survey View more presentations from Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva.

Health-related Information as Personal Data in Europe: Results from a Representative Survey in Eu27

On behalf of my co-authors, Wainer Lusoli, Margherita Bacigalupo, Ioannis Maghiros, Norberto Andrade, and Cristiano Codagnone from Information Society Unit – European Commission, DG JRC Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Seville, Spain, I’m presenting “Health-related Information as Personal Data in Europe: Results from a Representative Survey in EU27″ at Medicine 2.0’11 (Stanford University, USA)…. Read more »

Evaluation of Integrated Care: From methods to governance and applications – Economics of eHealth

Based on The Economics of eHealth (I) and some inputs from my colleague Cristiano Codagnone I have developed my presentation to “Recent Developments and Future Challenges of Integrated Care in Europe and Northern America” – 11th International Conference on Integrated Care organised by The International Network of Integrated Care, The Julius Center of the University… Read more »

eHealth Literacy as a catalyst to overall digital literacy among the elderly

Susannah Fox has invited Jessica Mark to post on www.e-patient.net: This is a guest post by Jessica Mark, healthfinder.gov and Outreach Program Manager, Health Communication and eHealth Team in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services The result of this invitation is entitled Making Strides… Read more »

Inverse Care Law 2.0

I have posted several times about the “inverse care law” and eHealth. Following some conversations with @drbonis and @rcofinof I have decided to entitle this post “Inverse Care Law 2.0″ to embed my presentation (Spanish) at “V Jornada de debate sobre eficacia y seguridad en la utilización de medicamentos”. Salud y participación a la Sociedad… Read more »

Digital Health Care Demand or eHealth Care Demand in Europe – Eurostat

Lately, I have been working with aggregate data from Eurostat ICT usage household survey focused on the usage of the Internet and Health by European citizens. It is worth mentioning that this is a working in progress. Below you can find all variables available per year. Table 1. Variables available per year at Eurostat ICT… Read more »

The inverse care law and the use of e-consultation

I have read Nijland, N., van Gemert-Pijnen, J. E. W. C., Boer, H., Steehouder, M. F., & Seydel, E. R. (2009). Increasing the use of e-consultation in primary care: Results of an online survey among non-users of e-consultation. International Journal of Medical Informatics, In Press, Corrected Proof. Abstract Objective To identify factors that can enhance… Read more »

The Ranking Web of World Hospitals

Nowadays, there are several directories and rankings almost for everything. Information flows, mashups, user-generated contents and collaboration tools, among others,  have facilitated the development and the dissemination of these kind of information services. Nevertheless, I would say (it’s just a hypothesis) that most of these rankings or directories do not mention clearly how they have… Read more »