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  • Information needs during pregnancy from women’s perspective. With regards to cultural differences 

    Sanginan, Tahmineh (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-15)
    Introduction: Pregnancy is a life-changing experience that is accompanied by many psychological and physical changes. The importance and life-altering effects of this stage in women’s lives, also put special demands on the information they might want and need. Further, there are differences in what information is readily available through various health systems, both culturally and through pregnancy ...
  • Strategies for scalability and sustainability of mobile health projects for Non-Communicable Diseases in developing countries. A qualitative review analysis. 

    Chilanga, Catherine Chilute (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-14)
    This research reviews the strategies that are used for scalability and sustainability of mobile health (mhealth) projects for Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in developing countries. Due to increased availability of mobile phones, use of mhealth to delivery healthcare services has become widely used in developing countries. An increase in rates of deaths from NCDs has also been observed in most ...
  • Challenges and Impact of Transforming Paper-Based Nursing Documentation into Electronic Form: A Study in Nepal 

    Shrestha, Priyanka (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-18)
    The healthcare sector is a very delicate sector which faces issues surrounding quality, safety, efficiency, cost, and access to health care services. The nurses have a huge responsibility to maintain quality documentation and they are struggling in doing so especially when they are still using paper-based nursing documentation. The transformation of paper-based nursing documentation into electronic ...
  • Knowledge, Attitudes and Perspectives among senior Nurse students for the use of mHealth. A quantitative study in Greece and Cyprus 

    Andreou, Panagiotis (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-14)
    mHealth is relatively new concept with rapid increase in the past years, where smartphones and tablets where introduced. Smartphones have turned into hand-held computers, where one now can download large amount of different apps that are related to health, with just a few touches on the smartphone screen. In 2016, it is estimated that more than 3.2 billion of mHealth apps were downloaded, which are ...
  • Implementing an electronic health record in a Nigerian secondary healthcare facility. Prospects and challenges 

    Attah, Ambrose Ojadale (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-11-02)
    Nigeria is witnessing continuing advocacy and increase in number of individuals yearning for computerization of health information and healthcare processes. However, little is known about the opinions of the diverse healthcare providers who would ensure the successful implementation and meaningful use of health information technology in the country (Adeleke, Erinle et al. 2015). This study explores ...
  • Scopes and challenges of implementing Telemedicine in a developing country like Bangladesh 

    Ferdous, Abu Mohammed (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-15)
    The concept of telemedicine is not new. Telemedicine is a modern, growing concept in both developed, and developing countries. Information and communication technology (ICT) is playing an important role to improve health care for both individuals and community levels. ICT systems are now being used to deliver healthcare across geographic distance through “Telemedicine”. The purpose of introducing ...
  • Use of Mobile health applications in obstetric care: A review 

    Pradhan, Neha (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-15)
    Introduction: Mhealth is a medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices, such as mobile phones, patient monitoring devices, personal digital assistants, and other wireless devices. Mhealth technology has many important usage in obstetric care such as access to emergency obstetric response and point of care support, health promotion, maternity records into a mobile application, and ...
  • Evaluation of the Ghana Health Service Adolescent Health-Mobile application (GHS-ADH-MAPP) 

    Ereng-Muo, Portia (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-14)
    ABSTRACT The use of mobile phones and other mobile devices has tremendously transformed many aspects of healthcare. It has become a daily tool in healthcare settings. This has led to an increased growth of medical and health related apps. Broad array of apps now exists to assist the healthcare professional with answering clinical practice and other questions at the point of care. These apps have ...
  • Assessing the use of smartphones among health professionals in Ghana: A case study 37 Military Hospital 

    Osei-Bonsu, Felix (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-14)
    Background: Mobile phone has been one of the most technologically ubiquitous influences over the past decade. Mobile phone use has changed from a perceived item of luxury to an everyday necessity for many people. Given the widespread availability of mobile technology, there is increasing interest in the potential of interventions utilising these technologies to enhance medical treatment. Smartphones ...
  • Cardiac patients’ willingness to use tele-health for cardiac rehabilitation and institutional readiness to adopt telemedicine in Sahid Gangalal National Heart Centre (SGNHC), Nepal 

    Bhandari, Anita (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-15)
    It is a cross sectional study conducted in Sahid Gangalal National Heart Centre (SGNHC) of Nepal, among 80 cardiac patients who are 18 years and above. The main objective of the study is to study the willingness of the cardiac patients for tele-cardiac rehabilitation and to study the readiness of study institution for telehealth/e-health in general. Data were analysed using the Statistical Package ...
  • Assessing and improving EHRs data quality through a socio-technical approach 

    Darko-Yawson, Samuel (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-14)
    The implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) in developing countries is considered a means for improved data quality and high quality care. However, existing research, indicate that EHRs have recorded greater quantity of bad data instead of improving the quality of data. The reasons for this is not exactly clear. Accordingly, this paper takes a broader socio-technical approach to explore ...
  • Electronic disease surveillance system based on inputs from people with diabetes: an early outbreak detection mechanism. 

    Woldaregay, Ashenafi Zebene (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-18)
    Objective: Generally, the purpose of this thesis project is to develop an effective electronic disease surveillance system, which is capable of detecting a cluster of people with elevated blood glucose (BG) levels within a specific region and timeframe by analyzing diabetes data. Specifically, we mainly focus on developing an early outbreak detection algorithm that can analyze BG data and detect ...
  • Digital dannelse -et bidrag til forståelse av en kompleks utfordring i skolen 

    Kristoffersen, Marius Hals (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-12-15)
    Denne oppgaven omhandler temaet digital dannelse. Oppgaven har to hovedhensikter: Det ene er å bidra til et økt fokus på temaet, og det andre er å være et bidrag i seg selv, som kan etterprøves for deretter enten å videreutvikles, aksepteres eller forkastes. Oppgaven bygger blant annet på et syn om at digital dannelse må være noe mer og/eller annet enn regler og normer for skikk og bruk på nettet, ...
  • eMedication - a smartphone-based e-medication system for hospitalized patients 

    Thapa, Sanjit Jung (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-10-13)
    Purpose: The purpose of this research was to develop a smartphone based e-medication app for hospitalized patients at the University Hospital of North Norway (UNN). The app was expected to provide an overview of medication that the patient is given during hospitalization. Motivation: E-medication has become widely popular in many countries, and has replaced the paper-based prescription. This ...
  • Assessing the use of the Internet for health purposes among students at the University of Ghana 

    Kwabia, Eric (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-14)
    The Internet, given its availability and affordability, is increasingly being used for different purposes, including health-related purposes. In this context, the Internet serves as a medium for people to interact frequently with the health care professionals, access health information online, and form and participate in online support groups. Yet, the extant literature has focused mostly on the use ...
  • Evaluating Electronic Health Record Systems in Ghana: the case of Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital 

    Acquah-Swanzy, Martha (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-14)
    The adoption and promotion of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), including Electronic Health Records (EHR) system, in healthcare delivery is growing rapidly in most developing countries including Ghana. Notwithstanding this tremendous growth in the implementation of ICTs in healthcare delivery, most of these projects have been recorded to have survived partially or fully at the pilot ...
  • Evaluation of an innovative telemedicine project - learning from the development and implementation process 

    Birkemose, Marie (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-13)
    Purpose: The objective of the study was to identify what alternative type of strategy there may be suitable for evaluating an innovative telemedicine project that aims for sustainable use in complex and heterogeneous healthcare work practices. Context: The study was based on the evaluation of a Danish research project, evaluating alternative cross-sectorial treatment offers for elderly acute ill ...
  • Applications of telemedicine in dentistry. Review of literature 

    Elmokadem, Mohamed Said Elsayed (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-08-14)
    The aim of this study was to review the different papers and articles that discuss applications of telemedicine in the dental field. This study is qualitative narrative review of literature Research of teledentistry literature was conducted in order to identify the relevant articles. The research focused on the electronic database of US National library of medicine .National institute of health ...
  • Emnet: A System for Privacy-preserving Statistical Computation on Distributed Health Data 

    Hailemichael, Meskerem Asfaw (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-18)
    Motivation: Despite its enormous benefits, EHR data reuse is limited because of multi-dimensional challenges where privacy comes on the forefront. Recently various privacy-preserving statistical computation tools have emerged. However, they have limited privacy guarantee and use ad-hoc techniques for privacy-preserving computation of statistical functions. Purpose: ...
  • Electronic communication across organizational borders in healthcare: an empirical study 

    Berg, Kristian; Nicolaisen, Kristian (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-13)
    This empirical study of the national message exchange system is aimed to serve as a partial evaluation within a local context, based on user experiences. A qualitative method based on semi-structured, open-ended interviews with clinical system users at the University Hospital of Northern-Norway and in the healthcare service of the Municipality of Tromsø, combined with informal meetings with project ...

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