Posts Categorized: Resources

Enhanced data gathering through active collaboration with Healthcare Actors

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

Social determinants of Health and ICT for Health (eHealth) conceptual framework

Lately I have been designing, launching and gathering an online panel survey to a representative sample of Internet users in 14 European countries (approximately 14,000 responses). To ground the questionnaire I have developed a conceptual framework inspired and based on the two main sources. On the one hand, the Marmot Review team: Solar O &… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Impact of eHealth on the Quality and Safety of Health Care: A Systematic Overview

In my last post about The economics of eHealth (I) I quoted OECD. (2010). Improving Health Sector Efficiency: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies. Health Policy Studies to point out that this study mentioned an absence, in general, of independent, robust monitoring and evaluation of programmes and projects to determine the actual payoff from… Read more »

The Economics of eHealth (I)

Lately, I have been reading and checking the research literature  about Health economics and ICT . This is the first post of a collection about this topic. Soon I’ll be sharing with you all my notes. The Economics of eHealth (I) Health economics, an applied field of economics, draws its theoretical inspiration principally from four… Read more »

No eHealth without eInclusion in Europe – Eurostat 2010

Recently, EUROSTAT has published the results from ICT usage household survey 2010. I have been analysing these data developing a Digital Health Care Demand in Europe and I would like also to share my analysis of  “individuals who  used the Internet for seeking health information on injury, disease or nutrition” (European Union 27 Member States),… 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 »