Bakken, Suzanne

Usabilty Evaluation of a Prototype Mobile App for Health Management for Persons Living with HIV.

Publication Date: 
Jun 23, 2016

Mobile health (mHealth) applications (apps) have the potential to support self-management and improve health outcomes in persons living with HIV (PLWH). In this paper, we report on the final step in a three-stage user-centered design process for the development of a mHealth app for PLWH.

A user-centered model for designing consumer mobile health (mHealth) applications (apps).

Publication Date: 
Apr 19, 2016

BACKGROUND: Mobile technologies are a useful platform for the delivery of health behavior interventions. Yet little work has been done to create a rigorous and standardized process for the design of mobile health (mHealth) apps.

Trust, Perceived Risk, Perceived Ease of Use and Perceived Usefulness as Factors Related to mHealth Technology Use.

Publication Date: 
Aug 12, 2015

Mobile technology use is nearly ubiquitous which affords the opportunity for using these technologies for modifying health related behaviors. At the same time, use of mobile health (mHealth) technology raises privacy and security concerns of consumers.

Integrating community-based participatory research and informatics approaches to improve the engagement and health of underserved populations.

Publication Date: 
Feb 25, 2016

OBJECTIVE: We compare 5 health informatics research projects that applied community-based participatory research (CBPR) approaches with the goal of extending existing CBPR principles to address issues specific to health informatics research.

mHealth Technology as a Persuasive Tool for Treatment, Care and Management of Persons Living with HIV.

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Jul 09, 2015

Mobile health (mHealth) technology can be a valuable tool in the management of chronic illnesses, including HIV. Qualitative research methods were used to identify the desired content and features of a mobile app for meeting and improving the healthcare needs of persons living with HIV (PLWH).

Digital divide and information needs for improving family support among the poor and underserved.

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Jan 20, 2016

Despite of its emotional benefits, communication with family members who live abroad can present a large financial burden for low-income foreign-born individuals.

A usability study of a mobile health application for rural Ghanaian midwives.

Publication Date: 
Apr 04, 2014

INTRODUCTION: Midwives in rural Ghana work at the frontline of the health care system, where they have access to essential data about the patient population.