Valuing patients’ use of My Health Record to increase adoption in rural Australia

Article title: Avoiding failure for Australia’s digital health record: the findings from a rural e-health participatory research project Aims and method: This qualitative research aimed to examine the experiences of people aged over 40, their family members, and health promotion officers of using the My Health Record. The study involved interviews and focus groups  over... Continue Reading →

Patient perspectives on a personally controlled e-health record in regional Australia

Article title: Patient perspectives on a personally controlled electronic health record used in regional Australia: ‘I can be like my own doctor’ Aims and method: This qualitative study explored patients’ experiences and perspectives of using a locally developed personally controlled e-health record in an Australian health service. Results: The 12 participants described two main interdependent... Continue Reading →

The health literacy demands of electronic personal health records

Article title: The health literacy demands of electronic personal health records (e-PHRs): an integrative review to inform future inclusive research. Aims: This review aimed to integrate findings in peer-reviewed research to understand the health literacy demand imposed by electronic personal health records (ePHRs) for both patients and providers. The findings were integrated using a synthesis... Continue Reading →

End 2015 wrap: 20 projects in progress through 2016

20 Communication Disability Projects (Analysis or Writing Up!) 2015-16 Tweet Reach: Twitter for people with communication disability project Hemsley, B1., (with Palmer, S2., Dann, S3., & Balandin, S2.) 1DECRA The University of Newcastle, Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (Mar 2014-Mar 2017) Advisors 2Deakin University, 3Australian National University Twitter data paper (UON) published.... Continue Reading →

PCEHR-FIT (Foundation Implementation Translation) [Pre-Conf Workshop at #isdmisehc2015]

PCEHR-FIT: Foundation, Implementation, and Translation: Including Adults with Communication Disabilities in PCEHR Bronwyn Hemsley (1), Andrew Georgiou (2), Shaun McCarthy (1), Susan Balandin (3), Rob Carter (3), Sophie Hill (4), Shaun McCarthy (1) , Isabel Higgins (1), and Paulette van Vliet (1) 1 The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia 2 Macquarie University, NSW, Australia 3... Continue Reading →

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