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Model Exploration of an Information-Based Healthcare Intervention Using Parallelization and Active Learning

Chaitanya Kaligotla, Jonathan Ozik, Nicholson Collier, Charles M. Macal, Kelly Boyd, Jennifer Makelarski, Elbert S. Huang, Stacy T. Lindau
2020 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
The di usion of information about community resources and their use is modeled via networked interactions and their subsequent e ect on agents' use of community resources across an urban population.  ...  We demonstrate the feasibility of using high-performance computing and active learning model exploration techniques to characterize large parameter spaces; by partitioning the parameter space into potentially  ...  Model Exploration using Active Learning .  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.4379 fatcat:exnhnzw3kjh6fh6qab2g36byry

A technology selection framework for supporting delivery of patient-oriented health interventions in developing countries

Connie V. Chan, David R. Kaufman
2010 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
However, there is a paucity of models and empirical evidence informing the technology selection process in these settings.  ...  This framework can be applied to health interventions across health domains to explore how and whether available technologies can support delivery of the associated types of interventions and with the  ...  We thank Andrew Kanter, Jessica Ancker, and Yalini Senathirajah for their help in reviewing and preparing the manuscript. Connie Chan is supported by NLM predoctoral fellowship T15-LM007079.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2009.09.006 pmid:19796709 pmcid:PMC2838941 fatcat:6niopf6bvvclvbule2wylhpbu4

Designing for Better Healthcare: A Systemic Approach Utilising Behavioural Theory, Technology and an Understanding of Healthcare Delivery Systems

Nicholas W Ciccone, François Patou, Anja M Maier
2019 Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design  
The purpose of considering these three angels is to create interventions that are more robust. This will help inform healthcare systems design researchers and other stakeholders.  ...  and a broader and deeper understanding of the behaviour of those involved.  ...  as providing an active trigger for behaviour.  ... 
doi:10.1017/dsi.2019.98 fatcat:tkdfp4ctpvd5ljf3sac2bnknk4

Experiential Training of Hand Hygiene Using Virtual Reality [chapter]

Lauren Clack, Christian Hirt, Andreas Kunz, Hugo Sax
2021 Intelligent Systems Reference Library  
We believe that an important barrier to hand hygiene is the invisible nature of microorganisms and delayed expression of healthcare associated infections.  ...  Hand hygiene is widely recognized as an important measure to prevent the transmission of microorganisms that may be involved in healthcare-associated infections.  ...  We would further like to acknowledge Dirk Saleschus, project manager, and Marcel Wenger, innovation manager, for their contributions to this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-59608-8_3 fatcat:kp2zxfmaovcyxbuo4hqdqst2fm

Game jams for cultural safety training in Colombian medical education: a pilot randomised controlled trial

Juan Pimentel, Anne Cockcroft, Neil Andersson
2021 BMJ Open  
The pilot tests methods and procedures and explores the validity and reliability of our research instrument.DesignTwo-arm parallel-group pilot RCT with a 1:1 allocation ratio.SettingFaculty of Medicine  ...  Student recruitment, retention and perception of the activity determined acceptability.  ...  Cassandra Laurie helped proofread the final version of the manuscript and supported its write-up.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042892 pmid:33986043 pmcid:PMC8126312 fatcat:pfqjept46zd4dhor2rds3hm5ha

How and why are communities of practice established in the healthcare sector? A systematic review of the literature

Geetha Ranmuthugala, Jennifer J Plumb, Frances C Cunningham, Andrew Georgiou, Johanna I Westbrook, Jeffrey Braithwaite
2011 BMC Health Services Research  
The focus of CoPs in earlier publications was on learning and exchanging information and knowledge, whereas in more recently published research, CoPs were used more as a tool to improve clinical practice  ...  and to facilitate the implementation of evidence-based practice.  ...  GR and JJP independently screened all identified abstracts using the exclusion and inclusion criteria, and shortlisted papers for detailed review.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-273 pmid:21999305 pmcid:PMC3219728 fatcat:wjrateukkzaqvi4hech4scb6fa

Research Opportunities and Visions for Smart and Pervasive Health [article]

Elizabeth Mynatt, Gregory D. Hager, Santosh Kumar, Ming Lin, Shwetak Patel, Jack Stankovic, Helen Wright
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Improving the health of the nation's population and increasing the capabilities of the US healthcare system to support diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease is a critical national and societal  ...  informal caregivers, and the increasing complexity of health challenges in the US, including mental health, that are deeply rooted in a person's social and environmental context.  ...  that gradually incorporate more individual data and shift to personalized interventions based on dynamic, learning models of the person. • Balancing tradeoffs in sensing, model prediction, data sharing  ... 
arXiv:1706.09372v1 fatcat:td52ddpuhzenxcgvnx2naztsl4

Clear and present questions: formulating questions for evidence based practice

Andrew Booth, Su Cleyle
2006 Library hi tech  
Purpose -The paper seeks to provide an overview and update of thinking in relation to the theory and practice of formulation of answerable research questions within evidence based information practice.  ...  Practical implications -This article models the process of question formulation using a proposed conceptual framework (SPICE) and encourages practitioners to identify their own practice-based questions  ...  help our learners understand the content of what we teach, while modeling a useful skill for lifelong learning; and (7) to build both our knowledge base and our learning skills and to reward (rather than  ... 
doi:10.1108/07378830610692127 fatcat:j5bsowmob5abbktrzigq3vmrwu

Getting to Hope: Perspectives from Patients and Caregivers Living with Chronic Childhood Illness

Emily von Scheven, Bhupinder K. Nahal, Rosa Kelekian, Christina Frenzel, Victoria Vanderpoel, Linda S. Franck
2021 Children  
The hope conceptual model can be used to inform the selection of interventions to assess in future research studies aimed at improving hope and the specification of outcome measures to include in hope  ...  We conducted eight monthly virtual focus groups and one virtual workshop with patients, caregivers, and researchers to explore key constructs to inform the model.  ...  DeCastro, Kensho Iwanaga, Emily Perito, and Laura Quill.  ... 
doi:10.3390/children8060525 fatcat:t7luv2crbbhjfkqrvag3dvadaa

SPHERE: A Sensor Platform for Healthcare in a Residential Environment [chapter]

Przemyslaw Woznowski, Alison Burrows, Tom Diethe, Xenofon Fafoutis, Jake Hall, Sion Hannuna, Massimo Camplani, Niall Twomey, Michal Kozlowski, Bo Tan, Ni Zhu, Atis Elsts (+10 others)
2016 Designing, Developing, and Facilitating Smart Cities  
Obesity, depression, stroke, falls, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal disease are some of the biggest health issues and fastest-rising categories of healthcare costs.  ...  The vision of the SPHERE IRC is not to develop fundamentally-new sensors for individual health conditions but rather to impact all these healthcare needs simultaneously through data-fusion and pattern-recognition  ...  Acknowledgments This work was performed under the SPHERE IRC funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Grant EP/K031910/1.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44924-1_14 fatcat:z2giafmimra7lgowdqpwuu3zfq

Devising a Co-Creative Digital Content Development Pipeline for Experiential Healthcare Education

Panagiotis E. Antoniou, Panagiotis D. Bamidis
2018 European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning  
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have shaped interventions for healthcare and wellness from their beginning.  ...  Currently, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in medicine is mostly based on case-based or problem-based learning (CBL/PBL) amongst other instructional models.  ...  From their founding, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) shaped healthcare and wellness interventions.  ... 
dblp:conf/ectel/AntoniouB18 fatcat:jtabwh4x35eq3ppl3kmm6x5cta

An Internet of things resource for rehabilitation

Anthony L. Brooks, EvaPetersson Brooks
2014 2014 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS)  
The resource is considered an 'Internet of Things' model to also inform and consult families of people diagnosed with impairments or patients undergoing treatment.  ...  to assist in healthcare intervention and communication (including apparatus and method).  ...  Cloud-based AI and recommendation engines will support directing global networks of subscribers to relevant information including methods, use-strategies, and products.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2014.6867605 dblp:conf/cts/BrooksB14 fatcat:wsu7fa3x3bfadc3mqvjxhuqohy

An evaluation of approaches used to teach quality improvement to pre-registration healthcare professionals: An integrative review

Lorraine Armstrong, Ashley Shepherd, Fiona Harris
2017 International Journal of Nursing Studies  
The Kirkpatrick Education Evaluation Model was used to explore the impact of teaching approaches. Enabling and impeding factors were thematically analysed.  ...  Improving the quality of healthcare remains central to UK and international policy, practice and research.  ...  The first reflected similarities between Kolb's Experiential Learning Model and The Model for Improvement (frequently used in healthcare), in that their cyclical process overlapped.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.05.005 pmid:28551477 fatcat:hootgoqtgnebfb4prtjudtvc4q

Meaningful Activities and Recovery (MA&R): the effect of a novel rehabilitation intervention among persons with psychiatric disabilities on activity engagement—study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Siv Therese Bogevik Bjørkedal, Ulrika Bejerholm, Lene Falgaard Eplov, Tom Møller
2020 Trials  
Methods We propose an 8-month combined individual and group peer-based intervention, Meaningful Activities and Recovery (MA&R), and a study protocol for a multicentre two-armed parallel randomized controlled  ...  We hypothesized that activity engagement can be altered when opportunities and support are offered at an individual and a group peer-based level.  ...  for helping us test parts of the intervention in the pilot phase.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-020-04722-3 pmid:32928298 fatcat:2o2fvwdavrfl5llykbtgdmxrcy

Economic impact of clinical decision support interventions based on electronic health records

Daniel Lewkowicz, Attila Wohlbrandt, Erwin Boettinger
2020 BMC Health Services Research  
of EHR based CDS interventions.  ...  Nonetheless, the positive economic impact of EHR based CDS interventions is highly promising, especially with regard to reducing waste in healthcare.  ...  The funding body had no role in the design of the study, collection or data analysis. Open Access funding provided by Projekt DEAL.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-020-05688-3 pmid:32933513 fatcat:q6bnthr3gvbfjlwnrzvjwvmfwi
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