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This article presents the latest available national assistive technology (AT) expenditure and participation trends (1999–2002) for Medicaid 915(c) waivers. Most waivers with AT serve persons with developmental disabilities, and AT spending for that targ
Added: March 02, 2010 at 08:30 am | Adobe PDF | Assistive technologyUnderserved
Findings from a study of stakeholder perspectives on participation in four local health information exchanges (HIEs) suggest that barriers to achieving data exchange remain high.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 08:52 am | Adobe PDF | Fieldwork modelsData collectionQuality measures and reporting
This study found evidence that several types of interactive consumer health IT were usable and effective in multiple settings and with populations of interest: the elderly, those with chronic conditions or disabilities, and underserved populations.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 08:55 am | Adobe PDF | Chronic diseaseDisabilityUnderserved
The authors discuss how the Internet is increasingly able to offer a viable medium for health behavior intervention, and the challenges and opportunities inherent in conducting online interventions and research.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 01:52 pm | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyPopulation health
Innovation is required to solve problems with access to care and the special needs for educational outreach for disadvantaged or vulnerable populations. This paper describes how parents use Baby CareLink tools to keep them informed and involved in the car
Added: March 02, 2010 at 02:03 pm | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyUnderservedFieldwork models
The use of the Internet to deliver Web-based interventions to patients is increasing rapidly. This meta-analysis looks at the use and effectiveness of Web-based interventions to encourage an individual\'s change in behavior compared to non-Web-based int
Added: March 02, 2010 at 02:05 pm | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyPopulation health
Is the “Digital Divide” more about “use” than “access” to the Internet? This article identifies personal and situational factors that predicted Internet use among African American women with incomes less than $15,000.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 02:12 pm | Adobe PDF | UnderservedInternet usageAfrican-Americans
New Findings of Groundbreaking National Survey on Minority Internet Use
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:06 am | Adobe PDF | Digital gapInternet usageAfrican-AmericansHispanics
A May 2008 survey asked dial-up users why they do not have a broadband connection at home and a December 2007 asked non-internet users about the reasons they do not use the Internet. Results are summarized.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:56 am | Link | Internet usage
An expert panel was convened to develop a model national health information network (NHIN) that would be attainable in five years, taking into account financial, personnel, and technical constraints.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:14 pm | Link | HITElectronic health records
Previous studies of patient portals have found low rates of enrollment and significant disparities in enrollment by race and ethnicity. As the reasons for these findings are unclear, we sought to identify patient reported barriers to enrollment in a pati
Added: August 21, 2013 at 10:21 am | Adobe PDF |
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