March 1, 2007
This report explores the goals of RWJF's Health e-Technologies Initiative: Building the Science of e-Health (HETI), which included expanding the body of knowledge about the efficacy, costs, cost effectiveness and overall quality of e-health applications currently in use for health behavior change and chronic disease management, and the expansion of the body of knowledge about how to evaluate, compare and improve them.
November 10, 2009
Program Results Report
Can the emerging technology of reality mining - which involves inferring human relationships and behavior by measuring physical and social activity - be used to improve public health and medicine?
September 1, 2003
Program Results Report
A software development firm specializing in public health software studied the potential design for a centralized information system that would allow public health officials to combine data from separate databases holding a community's public health information.
February 7, 2010
In a world with abundant, actionable health data - both from electronic medical records and our everyday observations - we will be empowered to make better decisions and our relationships with doctors may significantly change.
April 12, 2007
The three competitions will focus on intimate partner violence, disruptive innovations in health and health care, and how computer/video games and related technologies can improve health and health care.
January 26, 2009
This article examines how information technology in hospitals influences both clinical and financial outcomes. There is little research on the effect of information technology on hospitals on a large scale.
January 1, 2007
As the volume, complexity and cost of new medical technology increase, the need for evaluating benefits and risks becomes increasingly important.
October 1, 2009
If a public opinion survey had included only landline telephone users, it would have underestimated support for health care coverage reforms by 1.7 to 3.3 percent, according to this study analyzing wireless versus landline respondents to the 2007 New Jersey Health Care Opinion Poll.
January 30, 2005
August 11, 2014
There has been a great investment and considerable growth in electronic health records, but a big problem remains: it’s still too difficult to share information across systems for cost-effective, patient-centered
care in the United States.