Patient-Centered E-Health

Patient-Centered E-Health

E. Vance Wilson (Arizona State University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: September, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 300
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-016-5
ISBN13: 9781605660165|ISBN10: 1605660167|EISBN13: 9781605660172
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Description:

Adoption of a user-centered design (UCD) focus has immensely enriched the health industry. Application of UCD concepts are key to successful development of e-services, including e-health.

Patient-Centered E-Health presents the perspective of a distinct form of e-health that is patient-focused, patient-aware, patient-empowered, and patient-active. This must-have book for researchers, educators, and healthcare practitioners addresses the special characteristics of the e-health domain through a user-centered design, providing foundational topics in areas such as patient-centered design methods, psychological aspects of online health communication, and e-health marketing.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Asthma self-management
  • Asthmatics' non-use of e-health systems
  • Chronic disease self-management
  • Disability determinations
  • E-health marketing
  • E-health perception in rural communities
  • E-health research
  • Facilitating conditions
  • Healthcare cost transparency
  • Healthcare quality
  • Incompatible images
  • Interaction design
  • Online health communications
  • Patient-centered e-health design
  • Patient-centered e-health initiatives
  • Personal health records
  • PHR user interface
  • Privacy Management
  • Provider-delivered e-health
  • Technology Adoption
  • Web-Based Tools
Reviews & Statements

This book organizes and integrates Patient-Centered E-Health (PCEH) activities that are occurring spontaneously, promoting research and development as a PCEH discipline forms and evolves.

– E. Vance Wilson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

These chapters create for the readers a clear understanding of the complexities of the topic discussed and in a language that is understandable.

– Dr. Terry J Hannan, Launceston General Hospital, Ausralia

This book covers in detail the computer science and information technology management aspects of e-health. Chapters begin with abstracts and end with concluding remarks and extensive references.

– Book News Inc. (Decemeber 2008)

This is a valuable addition to the literature and should be reviewed as a clinical practice in considering developing electronic patient records.

– Jillian A. Easton, University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery

This text is an excellent overview of the emerging areas of patient-centered e-health services, and it offers much value to education programs and practitioner development curricula.

– Richard Burkhard, San Jose State University, USA
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Vance Wilson received a PhD in information systems in 1995 from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is currently a faculty member at Arizona State University (USA). Professor Wilson’s research focuses on organizational aspects of human-computer interaction with specific interests in e-health, computer-mediated communication, decisional guidance, and supporting technology for software development teams. He is Supervising Editor of the Information Systems and Healthcare Department at Communications of the AIS.
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