Digital Health

WHO Guideline: Recommendations on Digital Interventions for Health System Strengthening

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WHO

The key aim of this guideline is to present recommendations based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions that are contributing to health system improvements, based on an assessment of the benefits, harms, acceptability, feasibility, resource use and equity considerations.

Digital Health: A Strategy to Maintain Health Care for People Living with Noncommunicable Diseases during COVID-19

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PAHO
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Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the main cause of death and disability worldwide. Effective management of these chronic conditions depends largely on continuous, responsive, accessible, and quality services and successful patient engagement and self-management.

An Electronic Screening and Brief Intervention for Hazardous and Harmful Drinking Among Swedish University Students: Reanalysis of Findings From a Randomized Controlled Trial Using a Bayesian Framework

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Bendtsen M An Electronic Screening and Brief Intervention for Hazardous and Harmful Drinking Among Swedish University Students: Reanalysis of Findings From a Randomized Controlled Trial Using a Bayesian Framework J Med Internet Res 2019;21(12):e14420 DOI: 10.2196/14420
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Background: Due to a resurgent debate on the misuse of P values, the Journal of Medical Internet Research is hosting a standing theme issue inviting the reanalysis of (primarily digital health) trial data using a Bayesian framework.

Implementing a Mobile Health System to Integrate the Treatment of Addiction into Primary Care

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Quanbeck A, Gustafson DH, Marsch LA, Chih MY, Kornfield R, McTavish F, Johnson R, Brown RT, Mares ML, Shah DV Implementing a Mobile Health System to Integrate the Treatment of Addiction Into Primary Care: A Hybrid Implementation-Effectiveness Study
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A recent study carried out by a team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health examined the use of mobile health technology in the United States’ health care system.

Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioural Health Services

For anyone interested in digital health behaviour interventions this manual from SAMHSA will prove interesting. Exploring how technology-assisted care can be implemented, the value of technology based assessments and the ways in which the use of technology can remove barriers people may face when accessing or seeking treatment. This manual, Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioural Health Services, is aimed at prevention professionals, those involved in planning programmes and project managers. It forms part of