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The need to assess eMM cost effectiveness

Prof Johanna Westbrook’s Study on the Cost-Effectiveness of eMM

Professor Johanna Westbrook is Director of the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research (CHSSR): the largest health informatics evaluation research team in Australia. 1,229 more words

Health & Healthcare

How electronic records can transform community care

via The Guardian Healthcare Network

A  number of areas are setting up shared patient record systems, ensuring health professionals have the right information at their fingertips. 62 more words

02 (January 29th)

Innovations in mental health – Tech Weekly podcast

Nathalie Nahai and Simon Barnard. The Guardian: Friday 29th January 2016

From Fitbits that monitor the sleep patterns of patients with schizophrenia and apps that help you manage your mood to online therapy sessions, tech is increasingly being seen as a viable alternative to traditional health and wellbeing techniques. 75 more words

02 (January 29th)

Computer-based cognitive interventions for people living with dementia: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis

García-Casal, J. A. et al. Aging & Mental Health. Published online: 25th Jan 2016

Objectives: To estimate the efficacy of computer-based cognitive interventions for improving cognition in people with dementia (PWD). 195 more words

01 (January 2016)

Computer-based cognitive interventions for people living with dementia: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis

García-Casal, J. A. et al. Aging & Mental Health. Published online: 25th Jan 2016

Objectives: To estimate the efficacy of computer-based cognitive interventions for improving cognition in people with dementia (PWD). 195 more words

01 (January 2016)

Innovation in Health

“Mobile health” or “mHealth” technologies have provided cost-effective ways in low- and middle-income countries to improve access to health care, reduce the cost of health service delivery, and provide quality data for making policy and program decisions.  32 more words

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Patients to test whether new technologies help manage conditions

Iacobucci, G. BMJ 2016;352:i411

The NHS in England is to try out new ways to equip patients with medical technologies in their home, as it seeks to improve the care of older patients, people with long term conditions, and people with mental health problems. 227 more words

Mental Health