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March 16th, 2020
Christian Seebode
Comments Off on The Patient Centered perspective on COVID-19

The intention of this post is to describe problems that we are facing with our current information situation given the COVID-19 pandemic in healthcare and opportunities we have to improve this right now, in the near future and long term. This post aims to indicate some directions to solutions or mentions aspects of solutions. I […]

December 14th, 2019
Christian Seebode
Comments Off on A Patient Centered Infrastructure – Part 4 – Information Retrieval

In the preceding posts of this series we learned about the Patient Centered Infrastructure and all its constituents that ensure a seamless patient journey which always supports a precise picture of the individual health situation, collects all information about possible outcomes and helps to perform the necessary tasks in order to reach the personal health […]

September 24th, 2017
Christian Seebode

In part one we learned about the requirements and the need to build a Patient Centered Infrastructure. The central purpose of this infrastructure is to empower patients to participate in healthcare processes. This participation is based on the individual level of health literacy of each patient. Increasing health literacy and offering participation are the main […]

August 12th, 2015
Christian Seebode

Healthcare delivery is in permanent crisis. Worldwide. At least the leading economies of the world are facing a problem that healthcare delivery based on state of the art medicine is not possible in a cost efficient way. At the same time the cost structure is not transparent to the patients or anyone and the main […]

May 5th, 2013
Christian Seebode

A systematic review of social media for healthcare documents some very important influences and aspects of these platforms when used for health interactions. However social media is only one necessary development that contributes to let patients particpate in healthcare delivery. The whole development is quite new and people are adapting and adopting so that real […]

May 5th, 2013
Christian Seebode

This blog is about Patient Centered Information Technology. It assumes that there is a true and realistic benefit for people using information technology for their healthcare compared to those that doesn’t. This may be hard to prove but with more and more people engaging in this and havin the possibility the culture of healthcare is […]

April 14th, 2013
Christian Seebode

The following study contains some promising results http://www.jmir.org/2013/3/e65/ Patients with full EHR seem to be encouraged to particpate more in healthcare delivery. The EHR access triggers some behaviour to improve health literacy and active participation to cope with and handle zhe information contained in EHR. This is all in line with the concepts of the […]

August 16th, 2011
Christian Seebode

I would like to cite a post on http://e-patients.net which mentions the importance of patient communication in healthcare delivery which has been addressed in previous posts (Patients communicate , The economic value of Patient Centered IT, Online Communities vs. Treatments) on Patient Centered IT. Communication for patients is an essential and non-disputable act in healthcare […]

July 20th, 2011
Christian Seebode

The following link depicts the demand for an open mhelth architecture http://rds.epi-ucsf.org/ticr/syllabus/courses/2/2011/03/08/Lecture/readings/Sim_OpenmHealth_.pdf This approach is one of the technical dimensions necessary to support patient centeredness in information infrastructure. A vertical architecture with open interfaces is very important to build a multitude of services on to of it. Mobile devices have the great virtue to be […]