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This study focuses on the use of eHealth in cancer survivors and will identify determinants of eHealth activity, provide insight into the role of eHealth in survivors’ overall personal health information management, and establish survivor-centered design principles for optimized eHealth tool development.
This project will investigate older adults’ perceptions of, motivations to use, and patterns of using an adaptive, community-based, multiuser health kiosk.
This project determined care priorities for patients with multiple chronic conditions based on patient needs, preferences, and capabilities and developed a set of recommendations for patients and providers.
In an effort to reduce medical errors and adverse events, this project will determine the information needs of hospitalized patients and caregivers, and develop design requirements for a solution that supports communicating safety concerns to providers.
This project developed and tested visual displays of laboratory test results and found that designs informed by patient input can make data more intuitive and meaningful to patients.
The research team created a systematic way to understand and measure how household context—such as storage adequacy, lighting, and privacy affordance—influences personal health information management.
This study sought to gain an understanding of the personal health information management needs and practices of older adults and their caregivers to inform the design of health information technologies that support older adult health and independence.
This project evaluated the impact of an inpatient portal used by cardiac patients and found that patients using the portal had a lower 30-day hospital readmission rate.
This research examined characteristics, information needs, and information-seeking strategies to inform health information technology design for pregnant women and caregivers.
This project determined patient needs and preferences for healthcare reminders and notifications, developed and tested a prototype, and found that user-centered designs have the ability to provide more effective and patient-centered care.