Social Media

Informing Consumer Health Information Technology Design: How Patients Use Social Networking Sites - Final Report

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Healthy Teens TXT ME: Information Technology to Change Teen Health Risk Behaviors - Final Report

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Using Social Knowledge Networking (SKN) Technology To Enable Meaningful Use of EHR Technology

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This pilot project implemented a Social Knowledge Networking system and concluded that it supported progress toward meaningful use of medication reconciliation technology in an electronic health record.

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September 30, 2016 to September 28, 2018

Informing Consumer Health Information Technology Design: How Patients Use Social Networking Sites

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This study showed that there is a range of how people communicate with their social network, how this information is communicated, the types of health information communicated, and the rationales for the communication.

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April 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015

A mixed methods study of parental vaccine decision making and parent-provider trust.

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An Evaluation of an Interactive Social Media Web site for Parents who are Concerned about Immunizing their Children

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This project built and evaluated an interactive social media Web site devoted to vaccines with a blog, discussion forum, chat room, and an anonymous portal through which parents were able to ask questions.

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September 30, 2010 to September 29, 2013

Healthy Teens TXT ME: Information Technology to Change Teen Health Risk Behaviors

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This project utilized information technology to develop an integrated screening, counseling, and post-visit support system to increase physical activity among adolescents.

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September 30, 2009 to March 31, 2012

Bringing Communities and Technology Together for Healthy Aging

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This project established an integrated information and communication technology system to help older adults age in place and live independently for as long as possible, and found that the system improved user quality of life.

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June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2017