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Name: Journal of medical Internet research
Strong patient engagement is often associated with better postoperative outcomes and reduced risk of dangerous and expensive complications for the patient. Our goal with this project is to define a ne...
Patient portals are intended to engage patients and enhance patient-centered care. Recent studies suggest that the information within portals could provide benefits to patients and their caregivers...
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, there are over 1.7 million nursing home residents in the United States. Nursing home residents and their family members have unique needs and st...
Electronic patient portals are websites that provide individuals access to their personal health records and allow them to engage through a secure Web-based platform. These portals are becoming increa...
Menopause is a time often fraught with changes and symptoms, which may require difficult choices and decision-making. During this period, women would benefit from a better understanding and in-depth d...
Patient-facing eHealth technologies are those that connect patients and the healthcare system, and include online patient portals. Although many organizations are adopting patient portals,...
Currently, very little research exists on whether patient portals could be used to integrate patient-reported outcome (PRO) measurement into the electronic health record (EHR) and clinical...
Miscommunications are a leading cause of serious medical errors in hospitals, contributing to more than 60% of sentinel events, the most serious adverse events reported to the Joint Commis...
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate whether a multi-component implementation strategy/quality improvement intervention comprised of 1) clinical decision support that couples...
The use of bupivacaine , an anesthesic, in laparoscopic portals is recommended in some surgeries. In the ase of tubal ligation by electrocoagulation, where pain is reduced, there is no evi...
A secure online website that provides patients convenient 24-hour access to personal health information via an Internet connection.
Using certified ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS technology to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and reduce HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES; engage patients and families in their health care; improve care coordination; improve population and public health; while maintaining privacy and security.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Hospital department which is responsible for the administration and provision of diagnostic and medical rehabilitation services to restore or improve the functional capacity of the patient.
Research carried out by nurses in the clinical setting and designed to provide information that will help improve patient care. Other professional staff may also participate in the research.