Challenges in improving chronic disease survivorship outcomes using tele-health and self-managed online solutions

Wagholikar, Amol (2013) Challenges in improving chronic disease survivorship outcomes using tele-health and self-managed online solutions. In 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 3-7 July 2013, Osaka, Japan.

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Abstract

The advances in modern information and communication (ICT) technology continue to address the challenges and improve` health outcomes for the survivors of chronic disease such as prostate cancer. The management of survivorship is increasingly becoming an important need for the survivors to manage their chronic conditions. The technology interventions such as tele-health as well as self-managed technology applications have shown a potential to improve survivorship outcomes. However, the application of these tools should be supported by strong health economics evidence. This work discusses the challenges of technology led survivorship care models and presents an integrated approach to address these challenges.

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ID Code: 77897
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Tele-health, Bioinformatics, prostate cancer, self-managed care, chronic disease survivorship
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Bioinformatics Software (080301)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 23 Nov 2015 02:01
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2015 00:45

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