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Social Media and Mobile Technologies for Healthcare

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In addition to social media’s prevalence for personal use, online networking tools are also gaining momentum in the healthcare field. Health information and patient discussion are embracing these technologies to create a more ubiquitous communication platform. Social Media and Mobile Technologies for Healthcare provides insight on the tools that are integral to understanding and implementing emerging technologies in health-related fields. With an ever-growing presence of patients and health professionals on social networking sites, this book will provide insight into the effect of communication technologies on health services. This publication is useful for professionals and researchers in health informatics, as well as students, practitioners, clinicians, and academics.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Conceptual Frameworks and Models
    1. Chapter 1: Review of the Consumer Perspective Framework for Healthcare Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONSUMER PERSPECTIVES FRAMEWORK
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Success Dimensions of the Online Healthcare Communities of Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. REFERENCES
      5. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Incorporating Usability Testing into the Development of Healthcare Technologies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. USER-CENTERED DESIGN FOR MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: Mobile Technologies in the Emergency Department
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODS AND PROCEDURES
      5. RESULTS
      6. FUTURE TRENDS AND RESEARCH
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 2: Overview of the Field
    1. Chapter 5: Use Cases and Application Purposes of Social Media in Healthcare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SCENARIO: SOCIAL MEDIA USAGE IN HEALTHCARE TREATMENT
      4. WHAT IS MEDICAL SOCIAL MEDIA?
      5. METHODS
      6. HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS MAKING USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA
      7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 6: The Past, the Present, and the Future
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT AND CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT
      5. E-HEALTH AND CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT
      6. CHRONIC DISEASE AND THE ‘SOCIAL’
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 7: Synopsis for Health Apps
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OBJECTIVE
      4. METHODS
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 8: Creating a Supportive Environment for Self-Management in Healthcare via Patient Electronic Tools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. GETTING PAST THE PLATEAU IN ETOOL USE
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 3: Real Life Implementations and Cases
    1. Chapter 9: Online Health Information
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PUBLIC POLICIES IN SUPPORT OF CAREGIVER NEEDS
      5. EMPIRICAL MODEL: DATA AND METHODS
      6. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
      7. READING ABOUT OTHER’S HEALTH EXPERIENCES ONLINE
      8. DOWNLOADING INSURANCE FORMS OR APPLYING FOR INSURANCE ONLINE
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 10: Nurses Using Social Media and Mobile Technology for Continuing Professional Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      4. TERMINOLOGY CONSIDERATIONS
      5. AUSTRALIAN POLICY DEVELOPMENT
      6. SPECIFIC CPD REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSES
      7. IMPACT ON CPD OPPORTUNITIES
      8. THE NEXUS OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION TO SUPPORT CPD OPPORTUNITIES
      9. CONCERNS AND LIMITATIONS
      10. FORMAL AND INFORMAL METHODS OF CPD
      11. THE FUTURE OF M-LEARNING IN CPD
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. ADDITIONAL READING
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 11: An Android Mobile-Based Environmental Health Information Source for Malaysian Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH PROBLEMS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 12: The Introduction and Evaluation of Mobile Devices to Improve Access to Patient Records
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: THE IMPETUS FOR CHANGE
      4. MOBILE ACCESS: PROJECT OVERVIEW
      5. PHASE I: INTRODUCTION TO MOBILITY
      6. PHASE II: ACTING ON KEY FINDINGS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. APPENDIX 1
      13. APPENDIX 2
    5. Chapter 13: Analysis and Linkage of Data from Patient-Controlled Self-Monitoring Devices and Personal Health Records
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SELF-TRACKING TECHNOLOGY
      4. DATA LINKAGE
      5. DATA ANALYSIS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 14: Social Media for Health Communication
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 15: Social Media in Promoting HIV/AIDS Prevention Behaviour among Young People in Botswana
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FINDINGS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Section 4: Challenges and Issues
    1. Chapter 16: Personal Health in My Pocket
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHO ARE mPHR USERS?
      4. WHERE AND WHERE ARE mPHRs USED?
      5. CHALLENGES FOR mPHRs
      6. OPPORTUNITIES OF mPHRs
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS FOR mPHRs
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 17: Mobile Health Technology in the US
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND OF M-HEALTH
      4. CURRENT STATUS OF M-HEALTH IN USA
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors