This study investigates determinants for offering help to family members, neighbours and friends, based on the Informal Care Model. We do so in pooled representative data for the Netherlands collected in 2014 and 2016 (persons >17Ā years,Ā nĀ =Ā 13,165). Oneā€third provides informal care to a person with health...

The COVID-19 pandemic presented the healthcare system with numerous challenges requiring an expedited process to address issues and identify necessary innovations. Crowdsourcing is a rapid, flexible and low-cost engagement approach that allows the user to collect substantial information from a large number of people. CorHealth...

Background:Ā Finding new strategies for care integration has become a policy priority for many fragmented health systems in Latin America. Although the implementation of interventions through a participatory action research (PAR) approach is considered to be more effective in achieving organizational change, its application is scarce....

Background:Ā Detailed Clinical Models (DCMs) have been regarded as the basis for retaining computable meaning when data are exchanged between heterogeneous computer systems. To better support clinical cancer data capturing and reporting, there is an emerging need to develop informatics solutions for standards-based clinical models in...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_single_image image="20721" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] In this issue of Mhealth, JenkinsĀ et al. (1) offer a summary describing attitudes of 60 stroke patients towards the use of mobile phone tools -specifically smart phones- to...

The design of patient-centred e-health services embodies an inherent tension between the concerns of clinicians and those of patients. Cliniciansā€™ concerns are related to professional issues to do with diagnosing and curing disease in accordance with accepted medical standards. In contrast, patientsā€™ concerns typically relate...