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Getting a Technology-Based Diabetes Intervention Ready for Prime Time: a Review of Usability Testing Studies

Courtney R. Lyles, Urmimala Sarkar, Chandra Y. Osborn
2014 Current Diabetes Reports  
Therefore, we conducted a narrative review of peer-reviewed articles published from 2009-2013 that tested the usability of a web-or mobile-delivered system/application designed to educate and support patients  ...  to inform interpretation of why an intervention succeeded or failed, and for whom.  ...  Lyles is supported by a Career Development Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (K99 HS022408). Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11892-014-0534-9 pmid:25173689 pmcid:PMC4164626 fatcat:5fkk5prmf5gcphb35ygaeynzoi

Knowledge Representation and Management: Towards Patient Health Self-management

A.-M. Rassinoux
2012 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
Although these papers are not directly focusing on personal health informatics applications" important features are highlighted and tailored to fit the requirements of patient health self-management.  ...  Delivering timely, friendly and secure access to functional, accurate, up-to-date and sustainable personal health records is a significant challenging task for supporting self-managed healthcare.  ...  Acknowledgement I greatly acknowledge the support of Martina Hutter and of the reviewers in the selection process of the IMIA Yearbook.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1639442 fatcat:abldijr4hnegjbg7yksrobotby

A Systematic Review of Usability Challenges and Testing in Mobile Health

Tareq Ali Al-Saadi, Tamer Mohammed Aljarrah, Anahed Mudheher Alhashemi, Azham Hussain
2015 International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting  
This study will making a contribution to the researchers to extract over the impact of the challenges on usability testing and the types of usability in mobile health.  ...  Sum up, the use of smart phones is getting more on health care and day out.  ...  Moreover, the inclusion criteria were applied as follows:  The paper is a preliminary study on the topic of usability on the mobile health.  The paper is written in English and peer review.  ... 
doi:10.5296/ijafr.v5i2.8004 fatcat:zspbbbzutrcfzhfivywgv3zlse

Taxonomy of Usage Issues for Consumer-centric Online Health Information Provision

Bang Viet Nguyen, Frada Burstein, Julie Fisher, Campbell Wilson
2015 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
Consumers are increasingly using Internet portals when searching for relevant health information.  ...  We describe a taxonomy of usage issues derived from a literature analysis. We describe how we validated and refined the taxonomy based on analyzing the usage data from an operational health portal.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported in part by a grant from the Telematics Trust Project: Breast Cancer Knowledge Online (BCKOnline) Portal.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.03726 fatcat:6vikiiytfngqhivrjdhqqeob3q

GetHealthyHarlem.org: developing a web platform for health promotion and wellness driven by and for the Harlem community

Sharib A Khan, Jessica S Ancker, Jianhua Li, David Kaufman, Carly Hutchinson, Alwyn Cohall, Rita Kukafka
2009 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
In ongoing research studies, we are using the website to explore how the PAR model can be applied to the development of a community health website.  ...  GetHealthyHarlem.org is a community website developed on an open-source platform to facilitate collaborative development of health content through participatory action research (PAR) principles.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by a CDC grant. The authors thank the HHPC research team, CAB and WPDG for their suggestions and feedback.  ... 
pmid:20351872 pmcid:PMC2815482 fatcat:wzxtf672rrcr5o77geop2akj6y

A process evaluation accompanying an attempted randomized controlled trial of an evidence service for health system policymakers

Michael G Wilson, Jeremy M Grimshaw, R Brian Haynes, Steven E Hanna, Parminder Raina, Russell Gruen, Mathieu Ouimet, John N Lavis
2015 Health Research Policy and Systems  
For the qualitative process evaluation we modified the original interview guide to allow us to explore the (1) factors influencing participation in the trial; (2) usage of HSE, factors explaining usage  ...  "A process evaluation accompanying an attempted randomized controlled trial of an evidence service for health system policymakers." Health Research Policy and Systems 13 (1): 78.  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for this study was provided through an Applied Health Research Question (AHRQ) by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Centre for Health Economics and Policy  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12961-015-0066-z pmid:26652277 pmcid:PMC4677046 fatcat:prnqb6rjcrb5vn3ubuqhlxwxky

Decision support tools for SLR search string construction

Samuel Marcos-Pablos, Francisco José García-Peñalvo
2018 Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality - TEEM'18  
As part of the SLR tasks, devising the search strategy and particularly finding the right keywords to be included in the search string is a difficult and critical step, as it will determine what evidence  ...  In order to support the search process, this paper presents an iterative methodology for search string construction along with a set of decision support tools that help in building the search string by  ...  However, when looking for implemented solutions supporting the specific task of search string building, we found that there are a little number of functional tools accessible.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3284179.3284292 dblp:conf/teem/Marcos-PablosG18 fatcat:ofzjunqyjnfc7a7aenghmm2asa

The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal: Usability Evaluation of a Unique Evidence-Based Health Information Website

Angela M Barbara, Maureen Dobbins, R. Brian Haynes, Alfonso Iorio, John N Lavis, Parminder Raina, Anthony J Levinson
2016 JMIR Human Factors  
Objective: Our objectives were to share the findings of the usability evaluation of the Portal with particular focus on the content features for the general public and to inform designers of health information  ...  There is a proliferation of health information online, but the quality of this information varies, often based on exaggerated or dramatic findings, and not easily comprehended by consumers.  ...  Acknowledgments The  ... 
doi:10.2196/humanfactors.4800 pmid:27170443 pmcid:PMC4880743 fatcat:2vpg5g7lkzcixfrik7gm6hclki

Engaging children and young people in digital mental health interventions: A systematic review of modes of delivery, facilitators, and barriers (Preprint)

Shaun Liverpool, Catarina Pinheiro Mota, Célia M D Sales, Anja Cuš, Sara Carletto, Camellia Hancheva, Sonia Sousa, Sonia Conejo Cerón, Patricia Moreno Peral, Giada Pietrabissa, Bettina Moltrecht, Randi Ulberg (+2 others)
2019 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
The findings of this review suggest a high average retention rate of 79% in studies involving various DHIs.  ...  There is a high prevalence of children and young people (CYP) experiencing mental health (MH) problems.  ...  Acknowledgement This study was partly funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation  ... 
doi:10.2196/16317 pmid:32442160 fatcat:43itadqssvcz7gkkrt3ybzhumu

Why are online catalogs hard to use? Lessons learned from information-retrieval studies

Christine L. Borgman
1986 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
A series of research questions is proposed and a number of potential interim solutions are suggested for alleviating some of the problems encountered by users of information systems.  ...  Research in user behavior on online catalogs is in its early stages, but preliminary findings suggest that users encounter many of the same problems identified in behavioral studies of other types of bibliographic  ...  Acknowledgments This paper benefited greatly from the comments of Donald Case, Marcia Bates, and Martha Yee on earlier drafts. Elizabeth Marsh provided assistance in compiling the bibliography.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(198611)37:6<387::aid-asi3>3.0.co;2-8 fatcat:bkg2xivgyzbgnpxchdfvfjkwpy

Discovering Intimate Partner Violence from Web Search History

Anis Zaman, Henry Kautz, Vincent Silenzio, Md. Ehsan Hoque, Corey Nichols-Hadeed, Catherine Cerulli
2020 Smart Health  
Though preliminary, we hope our findings pave the way for the AI community to address this important public health problem.  ...  This paper proposes a scalable and lightweight ubiquitous screening technique, validated via ground truth data collected through self assessment survey, for detecting signs of intimate partner violence  ...  Declaration of competing interest The authors declare that they have no known competing financial interests or personal relationships that could have appeared to influence the work reported in this paper  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.smhl.2020.100161 fatcat:m23eikbdereltgbxzuwtw2tax4

Health information searching behavior in MedlinePlus and the impact of tasks

Yan Zhang, Peiling Wang, Amy Heaton, Heidi Winkler
2012 Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGHIT symposium on International health informatics - IHI '12  
Furthermore, we examined if the number of concepts involved in search tasks had any impact on search behaviors.  ...  The results can shed light on the design of similar consumer health information web spaces in particular and Web information search systems in general.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank our participants for their contributions to the study and thank Anthony Domina and Shannon Daily for their assistance with data analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2110363.2110434 dblp:conf/ihi/ZhangWHW12 fatcat:4n3uwmwyq5c2jh3oohgcbx6ari

Literature Review of Computer Tools for the Visually Impaired: a focus on Search Engines [article]

Guy Meyer, Alan Wassyng, Mark Lawford, Kourosh Sabri, Shahram Shirani
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Due to the variety of tools that are available to computer users, the paper focuses on search engines as a primary tool for browsing the web.  ...  This roots from one's focus on the average user rather than the development of a platform for all (a golden standard).  ...  -Focus on Multi-session search tasks (abstract) -"Multi-session tasks can be cognitively taxing for visually impaired users because the lack of persistence of screen readers causes the load on working  ... 
arXiv:2010.11163v1 fatcat:72s5ps5765bdbmhu3azev5e4iu

Toward automated consumer question answering: Automatically separating consumer questions from professional questions in the healthcare domain

Feifan Liu, Lamont D. Antieau, Hong Yu
2011 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
The supervised machine-learning models are robust for this task. Our study will significantly benefit further development in automated consumer question answering.  ...  Results: The 10-fold cross-validation results showed the best F1-measure of 0.936 and 0.946 on Consumer-PointCare and Consumer-OnlinePractice respectively, and the best F1-measure of 0.891 when testing  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Yong-Gang Cao for technical support and Shashank Agarwal and Betsy Barry for helpful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2011.08.008 pmid:21856442 pmcid:PMC3226885 fatcat:bhhlgkv4f5b4rbhxhdnkheigom

Human-Computer User Interface Design for Semiliterate and Illiterate Users

Sarah Chaudhry, AbdulHafeez Muhammad, Asghar Ali Shah, Fakhra Batoo
2021 Lahore Garrison University research journal of computer science and information technology  
Moreover, the lag in the design factors as personalization and consistency open a road for future research.  ...  This study analyses fifty two research articles that are published during 2010-2020. The findings shed light on the systematization of UI design guidelines for semiliterate/illiterate users.  ...  Personalization Personalization is vital for the development of interfaces for semiliterate users. The study [18] utilized personalization features for semiliterate community health workers.  ... 
doi:10.54692/lgurjcsit.2021.0504254 fatcat:pyuxzvvpqfhrrcks2svhqfbxxi
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