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Towards an Accessible Personal Health Record [chapter]

Ioannis Basdekis, Vangelis Sakkalis, Constantine Stephanidis
2012 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
Patient empowerment frameworks, including personal health records (PHR), actively engage technology empowered citizens in their healthcare.  ...  and elderly people, who most probably need them most.  ...  Present work was partially supported by the community initiative program INTERREG III, project "ΥΠΕΡΘΕΝ", financed by the EC through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and by national funds  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29734-2_9 fatcat:jq3tkprwdrgqpbrzholgkcxe2m

Limits and opportunities to community health worker empowerment: A multi-country comparative study

Sumit Kane, Maryse Kok, Hermen Ormel, Lilian Otiso, Mohsin Sidat, Ireen Namakhoma, Sudirman Nasir, Daniel Gemechu, Sabina Rashid, Miriam Taegtmeyer, Sally Theobald, Korrie de Koning
2016 Social Science and Medicine  
Doing so will not only improve CHW performance, it will pave the way for CHWs to meet their potential as agents of social change, beyond perhaps their role as health promoters.  ...  Background: In LMICs, Community Health Workers (CHW) increasingly play health promotion related roles involving 'Empowerment of communities'.  ...  Acknowledgements The REACHOUT programme has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme ([FP7/2007([FP7/ -2013 [FP7/2007[FP7/ -2011) under grant agreement n 306090.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.07.019 pmid:27459022 fatcat:ib3qdjdj3jd75oxztdk5ggigzy

Abstract book: 27th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services

2019 Clinical Health Promotion - Research and Best Practice for patients staff and community  
There is a lot of discourse on the effects of ongoing digitalization on health care, but to find out which opportunities and challenges result for health promotion in health care, is an even more complex  ...  contradictory issues or reconcilable principles for the future of health care and health promotion?  ...  This concept of physical activity motivation promoting could serve as a novel framework for the development of more effective workplace health promotion in health care organizations. . 15, 16, 40, 42,  ... 
doi:10.29102/clinhp.19001s fatcat:xhpsgfc76jauba46rpkvba5geq

Climate Change and Health

Andrew Haines
2008 American Journal of Preventive Medicine  
These are also some of the most important social determinants of health and health equity.  ...  II Gender norms, roles and relations (Box 1) are important factors in determining vulnerability and adaptive capacity to the health impacts of climate change (Box 2).  ...  The overall aim is to provide a framework for gendered health risk assessment and adaptation/ mitigation actions in relation to climate change.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2008.08.003 pmid:18929965 fatcat:wugnjx2dwbd7ha3vjevdiwyua4

Applying the Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process Method to Evaluate Key Indicators of Health Promotion Policies for the Elderly in Taiwan

Ling-Mei Hsu, Ji-Feng Ding, Ilker Ozsahin
2021 Journal of Healthcare Engineering  
This study applied the fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (AHP) method in an empirical analysis of the key indicators of the health promotion policies for Taiwan's aging society.  ...  After employing an AHP expert questionnaire in an empirical investigation, the following findings were made: (1) "healthy living" was the most important evaluation aspect for Taiwan's health promotion  ...  Charter for Health Promotion" proposed by WHO defines health promotion as a process enabling people to control the determining factors of their health and thereby improve their health [10, [25] [26] [  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/4832877 pmid:34840697 pmcid:PMC8616644 fatcat:on3d46xvsvf5xcuttemmasyq2i

Designing And Supporting Technology Assisted Inclusive Learning For Disaster Preparedness: A Case Study Of Bangladesh

Syed Ali Tarek, C Jones, J Enriquez-Gibson
2017 Zenodo  
Content selection and interface design in the medium chosen for dissemination was a significant part of the research process, as was conducting the field research to understand how the content could be  ...  This research aimed to explore the ways in which a technological artefact can assist in creating an inclusive learning environment to provide localised disaster preparedness training for predominantly  ...  and take an active role in that change process.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1162788 fatcat:lbipr4geafg3rhccu5xfh75bsq

Social capital and mental health

Scott Henderson, Harvey Whiteford
2003 The Lancet  
Factor analytic studies are variable in their confirmation of the JCQ scales, although most studies report robust factor solutions for decision latitude and psychological demand (Karasek et al., 1998)  ...  For most people the childhood home is their most important developmental environment. Family is also for most adults the important core area of intimate relationships.  ...  For the majority, however, these may be secondary to other social and economic outcomes but are valuable in their own right. ■ Sustainability of programmes is crucial to their effectiveness.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(03)14150-5 pmid:12932380 fatcat:aujijrgc65dmnf3ywp6c32smvu

Health care workers' experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic: a scoping review

Souaad Chemali, Almudena Mari-Sáez, Charbel El Bcheraoui, Heide Weishaar
2022 Human Resources for Health  
Conclusions Following a context-sensitive approach to empowering HCWs that accounts for the multitude of aspects which influence their experiences could contribute to building a sustainable health workforce  ...  Findings were presented using the socio-ecological model as an analytical framework.  ...  Structural factors such as power hierarchies and inequalities played a role in HCWs' perceived sense of institutional support amidst the quick changes in their institutions.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12960-022-00724-1 pmid:35331261 pmcid:PMC8943506 fatcat:p7v554gybbdsfddugznj3jsp4m

Experiencing Participation in Health Care: "Through the Eyes of Older Adults"

Samal Algilani, Inger James, Annica Kihlgren
2016 Open Journal of Nursing  
Conclusion: In order to experience participation for older adults, it is important that the health care professionals are aware of how and in what ways they can contribute to participation among older  ...  Patient participation is well understood by health care professionals but not many studies have focused on the older adults and their perceptions of patient participation.  ...  The older adults took an active role in own health; they asked questions about anything they wanted to know and were also able to assert their own beliefs and values [26] .  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojn.2016.61007 fatcat:ptjilo7sfjakhaz5eme5kurmse

Explaining health technology adoption: Past, present, future

Noshad Rahimi, Antonie Jetter
2015 2015 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET)  
To do that, the most popular [1][2] social cognitive theories conceived over the past four decades are reviewed analytically from the perspective of their capacity to explain, predict and intervene in  ...  Each theory is then evaluated based on the salient factors involved in the study of technology innovation in healthcare space in addition to the classical influencing concepts in technology adoption behavior  ...  Continuum models are the focus of this paper, as they are designed for studying the determinant factors and their causal relationship resulting in a health behavior.  ... 
doi:10.1109/picmet.2015.7273030 fatcat:by65qwubjba7fndb54ppvbhprq

The Role of Social Movements in Strengthening Health Systems: The Experience of the National Health Forum in El Salvador (2009–2018)

Montserrat León, Marta Jiménez, Nicole Vidal, Keven Bermúdez, Pol De Vos
2020 International Journal of Health Services  
This study aims to examine and analyze the content and impact of this social movement during the study period 2009-2018.  ...  In 2009, the newly elected FMLN government of El Salvador launched a comprehensive health reform, which gave the National Health Forum (NHF) a key role in developing community participation.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was possible thanks to support from members of the Ministry of Public Health Policies, the National Health Form (FNS), and the Public Health Policies Observatory, University  ... 
doi:10.1177/0020731420905262 pmid:32075483 fatcat:qis34vi5p5ga7gv3v3qmg2bstu

Applying an intersectionality lens to examine health for vulnerable individuals following devolution in Kenya

Rosalind McCollum, Miriam Taegtmeyer, Lilian Otiso, Rachel Tolhurst, Maryline Mireku, Tim Martineau, Robinson Karuga, Sally Theobald
2019 International Journal for Equity in Health  
Power imbalances are a key driver of avoidable, unfair and unjust differences in health. Devolution shifts the balance of power in health systems.  ...  While the stated objectives of devolution often include improved equity, efficiency and community participation, past evidence demonstrates that that there is a need to create space and capacity for people  ...  We also thank Hilary Standing for her helpful review of an earlier version of this paper. Consent for publication The manuscript has anonymised information to ensure confidentiality.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12939-019-0917-2 pmid:30700299 pmcid:PMC6352384 fatcat:ukqct4mjj5g2nkz5q7uwthm4pq

The importance of power, context and agency in improving patient experience through a patient and family centred care approach

Josephine Ocloo, Joanna Goodrich, Hiro Tanaka, Julia Birchall-Searle, Derek Dawson, Michelle Farr
2020 Health Research Policy and Systems  
In order to more meaningfully understand and address the factors that can help or hinder activities to improve patient experiences, PFCC frameworks and methods need to account for how power inequities  ...  operate and require the adoption of more participatory co-produced and empowering approaches to involve patients, relatives, carers and staff in improving complex healthcare environments.  ...  Authors' contributions JO was Principal Investigator for the project and responsible for leading on all aspects of the research study and its implementation and on the overall conceptual development and  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12961-019-0487-1 pmid:31973712 fatcat:smn5m64z4vaq7asikgeycqdxau

Assessing participation in a community-based health planning and services programme in Ghana

Leonard Baatiema, Morten Skovdal, Susan Rifkin, Catherine Campbell
2013 BMC Health Services Research  
In this paper we illustrate an approach that combines a 'social psychology of participation' (theory) with 'spider-grams' (method) to assess participation and apply it to a Community-based Health Planning  ...  and developing recommendations for more participatory and empowering health care programmes.  ...  We would also like to thank the community participants for their valuable input and the London School of Economics and the UK Department for International Development for funding this study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-233 pmid:23803140 pmcid:PMC3733901 fatcat:jqcrqom7zfg7tecqhof5ypztzm

Health in all policies

P. Puska
2007 European Journal of Public Health  
Acknowledgements The editors are grateful to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland; the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) for  ...  We also thank the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development for placing the editors at our disposal and their overall support.  ...  Appointed by WHO, the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) analysed the most important factors affecting people's health and health equity -particularly the conditions in which people are  ... 
doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckm048 pmid:17553811 fatcat:3iu6qk3cbjfothrlkouug4mnhm
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