Social Networking

Exploring mobile health in a private online social network.

Publication Date: 
Nov 12, 2015

Health information is very vulnerable. Certain individuals or corporate organisations will continue to steal it similar to bank account data once data is on wireless channels. Once health information is part of a social network, corresponding privacy issues also surface.

The eHealth Enhanced Chronic Care Model: a theory derivation approach.

Publication Date: 
Apr 06, 2015

BACKGROUND: Chronic illnesses are significant to individuals and costly to society. When systematically implemented, the well-established and tested Chronic Care Model (CCM) is shown to improve health outcomes for people with chronic conditions.

Social media for school nurses: promoting school health in the 21st century.

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Publication Date: 
Apr 14, 2015

People across the globe use social media to connect with one another, stay in touch with friends and family, and exchange information.

Internet and mobile technology use among urban African American parents: survey study of a clinical population.

Publication Date: 
Jan 14, 2014

BACKGROUND: There is considerable potential for mobile technologies to empower pediatric patients and families by improving their communication with health professionals.

Social media use by orthodontic patients.

Publication Date: 
Jan 08, 2014

UNLABELLED: Internet-based social media sites have recently surged in popularity and are often used to share thoughts and seek support about health issues.

Opportunities and challenges for smartphone applications in supporting health behavior change: qualitative study.

Publication Date: 
Apr 19, 2013

BACKGROUND: There is increasing interest from academics and clinicians in harnessing smartphone applications (apps) as a means of delivering behavioral interventions for health.

Mobile Social Networking Health (MSNet-Health): beyond the mHealth frontier.

Publication Date: 
Aug 09, 2012

The purpose of this conceptual paper is to introduce the concept of Mobile Social Networking Healthcare (MSNet-Health). The paper defines MSNet-Health and provides a working scenario of MSNet-Health.