Posts Categorized: Research

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 »

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 integration of Information and Communication Technology into Community Pharmacists practice

Although I have not posted about Pharmacists and the use of the Internet and I have not found many research on this topic,  it’s clear that these health professionals are playing an important role in healthcare. Therefore, they also have a role in relationship with the Internet, specially Community Pharmacists, who are probably the most… Read more »

The integration of Information and Communication Technology into nursing practice

We are planning to launch again our survey to Physicians, Nurses and Pharmacists with the collaboration of their Professional Associations of Barcelona. Therefore, we are redesigning the questionnaires and checking our multivariate analysis. Following the published paper entitled “The integration of Information and Communication Technology into medical practice”, we have send to a peer-review journal… 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 »

New position at Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS)

After seven years working at Open University of Catalonia and its Internet Interdisciplinary Institute, I’m enjoying the benefits of an unpaid leave to begin a new professional adventure.  Yesterday, I started to work at at Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) in Seville, one of the seven scientific institutes of the European Commission’s Joint Research… Read more »

Health professionals, email use and URL prescription

Lately, I have been checking and reading some scientific papers about health communication from: Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives Health Communication Patients Education and Counselling The aim is to write a paper based on the presentation done with Michael Hardey: Internet information and email: shaping professional / patients relationship View more presentations from Francisco… Read more »

eHealth Week 2010 – Barcelona

On March 15th to 18th the Ministerial High Level Conference on eHealth and the World Health IT Conference and Exhibition were being held in the same week in a joint initiative called “e-Health Week 2010”. First of all, I would like to congratulate the organizers, specially TICSALUT Foundation and ehealthweek2010, for the very well organized… 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 »