Quality Improvement

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

Publication Date: 
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.

Trials of Intervention Principles: Evaluation Methods for Evolving Behavioral Intervention Technologies.

Publication Date: 
Jul 09, 2015

In recent years, there has been increasing discussion of the limitations of traditional randomized controlled trial (RCT) methodologies for the evaluation of eHealth and mHealth interventions, and in particular, the requirement that these interventions be locked down during evaluation.

Increasing quality through telemedicine in the intensive care unit.

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Publication Date: 
Mar 27, 2015

This article explores the hypothesis that a telemedicine intensive care unit (Tele-ICU) platform is uniquely suited to facilitate quality performance improvement (PI).

Managing immune diseases in the smartphone era: how have apps impacted disease management and their future?

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Mar 17, 2015

Immunology, similar to other areas of clinical science, is a data-rich discipline that involves a great deal of interaction between healthcare professionals and their patients.

Taking knowledge for health the extra mile: participatory evaluation of a mobile phone intervention for community health workers in Malawi.

Publication Date: 
Oct 03, 2014

In Malawi, where the majority of the population resides in rural areas, community health workers (CHWs) are the first, and often only, providers of health services. An assessment of health information needs, however, found that these frontline workers often lacked essential health information.

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