Friday, January 13, 2012

JAMIA: Web-based Diabetes Management Tools Mostly Ineffective—For Now

Luke Gale, CMIO, Jan. 12, 2012

From the article: "Researchers investigating the effectiveness, clinical usefulness, sustainability and usability of web-accessible tools for diabetes management determined that, despite their abundance, few practical web-accessible tools exist, according to a report published Jan. 3 by the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association…. Based on their results, researchers suggested that future research consider the correlation between consistent use of a web-accessible tool and patient outcomes, and mechanisms to minimize website attrition through the use of interactivity and feedback." Read more

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JAMIA: a scholarly journal of informatics in health and biomedicine