Age Factors

Evaluation of a New Zealand program to improve transition of care for older high risk adults.

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Dec 08, 2015

Transition interventions aim to improve care and reduce hospital readmissions but evaluations of these interventions have reported inconsistent results. We report on the evaluation of an intervention implemented in Auckland, New Zealand.

Mobile phone text message reminders: Measuring preferences of people with antipsychotic medication.

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Oct 01, 2015

UNLABELLED: Mobile technology use, including Short Messaging Service (SMS) text messaging, has increased in health care services. Preferences regarding the type or timing of text messages sent by healthcare providers to people with antipsychotic medication have not yet been fully investigated.

NFC as a Childhood Obesity Treatment Tool.

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Aug 08, 2015

Childhood Obesity is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and constitutes an increased risk of premature syndromes, including diabetes or heart diseases. Its treatment seems to be complicated.

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Validation and Assessment of a Technology Familiarity Score in Patients Attending a Symptomatic Breast Clinic.

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Sep 01, 2015

INTRODUCTION: New media technologies (computers, mobile phones and the internet) have the potential to transform the healthcare information needs of patients with breast disease (Ferlay et al. in Eur J Cancer 49:1374-1403, 2013).

An Internet-based ecological momentary assessment study relying on participants' own mobile phones: insights from a study with young adult smokers.

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Dec 04, 2014

BACKGROUND: In this paper we describe a novel Internet-based cell phone-optimized assessment technique (ICAT) to conduct an ecological momentary assessment (EMA) study. Participants could access the assessment instrument via the web browsers of their mobile phones.

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