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Towards a Personal Health Management Assistant

G. Ferguson, J. Quinn, C. Horwitz, M. Swift, J. Allen, L. Galescu
2010 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
We describe design and prototyping efforts for a Personal Health Management Assistant for heart failure patients as part of Project HealthDesign. An assistant is more than simply an application.  ...  An assistant understands what its users need to do, interacts naturally with them, reacts to what they say and do, and is proactive in helping them manage their health.  ...  We have, however, recently completed a separate project that evaluated the feasibility of a system similar to our Personal Health Management Assistant prototype.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2010.05.014 pmid:20937478 fatcat:4hmnx3xwbnhpbgsn2yw336v5fu

Supplementary_Tables – Supplemental material for Development and validation of a scale to assess the attitude of healthcare professionals toward persons with disability

You Gyoung Yi, Jeong-Eun Lee, Seung Hee Lee, Jin Yong Lee, Yong Jin Kwon, Hyung-Ik Shin
2020 Figshare  
Supplemental material, Supplementary_Tables for Development and validation of a scale to assess the attitude of healthcare professionals toward persons with disability by You Gyoung Yi, Jeong-Eun Lee,  ...  I can manage persons with disabilities in a calm manner even in unexpected situations. 1 2 3 4 5 5.  ...  Attitude toward Persons with Disability in Health Care Please circle the appropriate number which best corresponds with your opinions or experience about management (including nursing, treatment, and examination  ... 
doi:10.25384/sage.11985567.v1 fatcat:crk5j4xypjfu3iwtnmknwhwy4q

Voice-based Conversational Agents for the Prevention and Management of Chronic and Mental Conditions: A Systematic Literature Review

Caterina Bérubé, Theresa Schachner, Roman Keller, Elgar Fleisch, Florian V Wangenheim, Filipe Barata, Tobias Kowatsch
2021 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Only a minority of the studies (N=2) reported behavioral measure or a measure of attitudes towards intervention-related health behavior.  ...  This systematic literature review aims to provide a better understanding of the current methods on VCAs delivering interventions for the prevention and management of chronic and mental conditions.  ...  " OR "dedicated personal assistant" OR "virtual assistant") AND ("health intervention" OR "intervention" OR "health" OR "healthcare" OR "digital health" OR "ubiquitous health" OR "uhealth" OR "mhealth"  ... 
doi:10.2196/25933 pmid:33658174 pmcid:PMC8042539 fatcat:2pf3womxtfhi3exeljxqmppnfa

The New York City eClinician Project: using Personal Digital Assistants and wireless internet access to support emergency preparedness and enhance clinical care in community health centers

Sri Raj Adusumilli, Jonathan N Tobin, Richard G Younge, Mat Kendall, Rita Kukafka, Sharib Khan, Otto Chang, Kasandra Mahabir
2006 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
distributed seven hundred public health-friendly, wireless (WiFi) enabled Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to primary care clinicians working in New York City, federally funded, Community Health Centers  ...  The goals of the eClinician Project are to: 1) To encourage adoption of information technology among providers in Community Health Centers in New York City by providing PDAs as a first line strategy towards  ...  Pre and post training surveys, in addition to a case study, have been used to evaluate the population demographics, adoption of PDAs by the clinicians, clinician attitudes towards using PDAs, influence  ... 
pmid:17238459 pmcid:PMC1839604 fatcat:xlppsawtvzgj7gmtut535cq2e4

Page 3713 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 86, Issue 9 [page]

1999 Psychological Abstracts  
—Explores how primary care phy- sician attitudes toward physician-assisted death (PAD) are related to their personal values toward end-of-life care and PAD.  ...  There was a high degree of support for assisted suicide and the ODDA, but also a minority who were highly opposed.  ... 

Domestic Violence and Primary Care: Attitudes, Practices, and Beliefs

N. K. Sugg
1999 Archives of Family Medicine  
Objective: To assess the attitudes and beliefs of the primary care provider team (physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and medical assistants) toward the identification and management of abused patients  ...  Design: Survey of the health care team using a confidential questionnaire. Setting and Subjects: Five primary care clinics with 240 providers at a large urban health maintenance organization.  ...  Conclusions: This study provides important information about current knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of health care providers toward the diagnosis and management of DV.  ... 
doi:10.1001/archfami.8.4.301 pmid:10418535 fatcat:nrffexym65bfpknr72wgyn3upa

Older persons' perspectives on satisfaction with a mental health service and its impact on their recovery

Sonya Ojala, Amanda Wheeler
2012 Journal of Social Inclusion  
This small qualitative study reports the personal experiences of five older consumers residing in a rehabilitation-focused older persons' mental health service.  ...  Older consumers in particular need access to appropriate care and assistance, due to their often-compromised health status.  ...  Providing the consumers with a choice about whom or which agency assists them with financial management may also be a positive move towards improving satisfaction with the service.  ... 
doi:10.36251/josi.56 fatcat:xvoi6sluajdmnmc2v6fdqfeaui

Management of workplace health & safety risks in new disability care arrangements

Sofia Stavropoulos
2014 International Journal of Disability Mangement Research  
In some circumstances the individual person with a disability will be a direct employer, or an "other" in the workplace, and will take on responsibilities for health and safety for persons working in their  ...  adequately managed.  ...  In some circumstances the individual person with a disability will be a direct employer, or an "other" in the workplace, and will take on responsibilities for health and safety for persons working in their  ... 
doi:10.1017/idm.2014.35 fatcat:yyeqgidc3vhzrjmpbs4ggwn55m

Does enhancing personal care assistants' own oral health influence their attitudes and practices towards oral care for residents - a pilot study

RJM Knevel, J Foley, M Gussy, L Karimi
2016 International Journal of Dental Hygiene  
In Australia, personal care assistants or workers (PCAs) are those who assist residents with their daily personal care routine such as showering, toileting and providing assistance with meals.  ...  A number of studies suggest that the personal attitudes and values of PCAs related to oral hygiene remain one of the most significant barriers to residents receiving adequate oral health assistance (12  ... 
doi:10.1111/idh.12228 pmid:27185212 fatcat:plivndm5e5hwthiztk2gwzpfu4

Page 43 of California's Health Vol. 10, Issue 6 [page]

1952 California's Health  
Also, what is the attitude of the health officer toward the use of an administrative assistant? “é The question ‘‘can the department afford to hire such a person”’ is worth particular consideration.  ...  In small, well-organized departments a possible solu- tion is to have one person perform the functions of both an administrative assistant and a public health analyst.  ... 

Attitudes of Healthcare Workers towards Older People in a Rural Population: A Survey Using the Kogan Scale

Mandy Doherty, Elizabeth A. Mitchell, Siobhan O'Neill
2011 Nursing Research and Practice  
This paper reports the results of a survey that aimed to identify and evaluate the attitudes of nurses, healthcare assistants, and nursing students towards older people.  ...  With the global trend towards an increasingly ageing population, it is clear that nurses need to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to fulfil significant roles in responding to future health and  ...  It is conceivable that in this rural county, the public health nurses know the older person they are working with, not only as an older person but possibly as a neighbour, distant relative, or friend.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2011/352627 pmid:21994823 pmcid:PMC3170018 fatcat:pori4h736bfkda2bvrfc255uri

Page 10 of Perspectives in Public Health Vol. 118, Issue 1 [page]

1998 Perspectives in Public Health  
Gerald Vinten Deputy Chairman and Chairman Elect, RSH and Assistant Editor, JRSH Associate Dean and Professor of Management, Southampton Business School J Roy Soc Health; 1998, 118 (1); 10-14 Gerald Vinten  ...  The types of situations in which this may occur are outlined, together with a ten point approach that will assist in overcoming the problems. introduction Managers frequently ask questions that may be  ... 

The impact of a regional training program on peripartum depression in territorial psychiatric services

F. Sceusa, A. Mauro, S. Pompili, L. Orsolini, U. Volpe
2021 European psychiatry  
preventive, screening and management program able to assist regional stakeholders in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and assistance of perinatal depression.DisclosureNo significant relationships.  ...  entitled "Measures related to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and assistance of postpartum depressive syndrome", aiming at promoting women's Mental Health, particularly in pregnancy and peripartum  ...  Conclusions: The findings of the residential course may allow clinicians to adequately inform and help in drafting a preventive, screening and management program able to assist regional stakeholders in  ... 
doi:10.1192/j.eurpsy.2021.481 fatcat:gky7q3zrrfdwndmxr5yticolty

Oral health of institutionalized elderly: management and primary health care

Isabela Dantas Torres De Araújo, Vilani Medeiros de Araújo Nunes, Zenewton André da Silva Gama, Flávia Christiane de Azevedo Machado, Kelienny De Meneses Sousa, Grasiela Piuvezam
2020 Saúde (Santa Maria)  
Results: The analysis revealed a 64% and 77% success rate for the corpus of health managers and oral health professionals, respectively.  ...  Objective: The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the actions developed in oral health directed toward the institutionalized senior population from the perspective of municipal health managers and oral  ...  to seek assistance at a health care center.  ... 
doi:10.5902/2236583448113 fatcat:c3mtfubgeffvrlhuqmhthqd66y

Study on Hospital Administrators' Beliefs and Attitudes toward the Practice of Evidence-Based Management

Ruiling Guo, Patrick M. Hermanson, Tracy J. Farnsworth
2016 Hospital Topics  
There was a significant correlation between attitudes and percentage of healthcare management decisions made using an evidence-based practice approach (p<0.01).  ...  The purpose of this study was to explore hospital administrators' beliefs and attitudes toward the practice of evidence-based management (EBMgt) and to identify the needs for EBMgt training programs.  ...  We also want to thank Idaho State University Health Sciences Library Assistant, Loretta Zuber, Student Assistant, Thomas Henrie, and Tracie Chandler, Health Care Administration Program Administrative Assistant  ... 
doi:10.1080/00185868.2016.1258886 pmid:27997299 pmcid:PMC5609181 fatcat:ljaqg5orpjexxlswyat3jcmrwu
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