Patient-Centered E-Health, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605660175
  • ISBN-13: 9781605660172
  • DDC: 610.285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 452 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released November 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Presents the perspective of a distinct form of e-health that is patient-focused, patient-aware, patient-empowered, and patient-active. 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Towards Patient–Centered Care: The Role of E–Health in Enabling Patient Access to Health Information.
Patient–Centered E–Health Design.
Connecting with Ourselves and Others Online: Psychological Aspects of Online Health Communication.
Personal Health Records: Patients in Control.
Disability Determinations and Personal Health Records.
E–Health Marketing.
Privacy Management of Patient–Centered E–Health.
Trust in Patient–Centered E–Health.
Involving Patients and the Public in E–Health Research.
Using Interaction Design to Improve Usability of a PHR User Interface Based on Visual Elements.
Healthcare Quality and Cost Transparency Using Web–Based Tools.
Perceptions of E–Health in Rural Communities.
Assessing a Patient–Centered E–Health Approach to Chronic Disease Self–Management.
Incompatible Images: Asthmatics' Non–Use of an E–Health System for Asthma Self–Management.
Exploring the Technology Adoption Needs of Patients Using E–Health.
Predicting Patients' Use of Provider–Delivered E–Health: The Role of Facilitating Conditions.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.