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Ryan Shaw

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing
311 Trent Dr., Office 2286, Durham, NC 27710
307 Trent Dr., DUMC 3322, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications


Predicting health outcomes with intensive longitudinal data collected by mobile health devices: a functional principal component regression approach.

Journal Article BMC Med Res Methodol · March 17, 2024 BACKGROUND: Intensive longitudinal data (ILD) collected in near real time by mobile health devices provide a new opportunity for monitoring chronic diseases, early disease risk prediction, and disease prevention in health research. Functional data analysis ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Small Monetary Incentives Lead to Greater Adherence in a Weight Loss Program.

Journal Article Am J Health Promot · February 2024 PURPOSE: Understand how weekly monetary incentives for dietary tracking and/or weight loss impact 6-month weight loss behavioral adherence. DESIGN: Secondary analysis of participants randomized to one of four conditions in a behavioral weight loss interven ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mobile Monitoring-Enabled Telehealth for Patients with Complex Chronic Illnesses.

Journal Article Stud Health Technol Inform · January 25, 2024 Telehealth has the potential to improve management of poorly controlled chronic diseases relative to clinic-based care alone. Mobile monitoring-enabled technologies could enhance telehealth for chronic illness care. Implementation in practice settings woul ... Full text Link to item Cite

Expanding Technology-Enabled Nurse-Delivered Chronic Disease Care: EXTEND.

Journal Article Stud Health Technol Inform · January 25, 2024 Mobile monitoring-enabled technologies could enhance telehealth for chronic illness care. EXTEND is an active comparator randomized trial (N=220) of two 24-month interventions: 1) mobile monitoring as a self-management tool (EXTEND); and 2) a 12-month nurs ... Full text Link to item Cite

Comparison of weight captured via electronic health record and cellular scales to the gold-standard clinical method.

Journal Article Obes Sci Pract · August 2023 INTRODUCTION: Obtaining body weights remotely could improve feasibility of pragmatic trials. This investigation examined whether weights collected via cellular scale or electronic health record (EHR) correspond to gold standard in-person study weights. MET ... Full text Link to item Cite

Access to Technology and Digital Literacy as Determinants of Health and Health Care.

Journal Article Creative nursing · August 2023 Access to and the skills to use technology provide the digital equity necessary for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services. However, existing digital disparities and the resultant 'digital divide' ... Full text Cite

Evaluating the Feasibility and Usability of the Disposable Intubation Drape (I-Drape).

Journal Article AANA J · December 2022 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, several protective barrier enclosures were developed to protect healthcare providers during airway manipulation. A certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) created a barrier, the disposable intubation drape (I-Dra ... Link to item Cite

A Tailored SMS Text Message-Based Intervention to Facilitate Patient Access to Referred Community-Based Social Needs Resources: Protocol for a Pilot Feasibility and Acceptability Study.

Journal Article JMIR Res Protoc · October 11, 2022 BACKGROUND: Health care providers are increasingly screening patients for unmet social needs (eg, food, housing, transportation, and social isolation) and referring patients to relevant community-based resources and social services. Patients' connection to ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

A Method to Deliver Automated and Tailored Intervention Content: 24-month Clinical Trial.

Journal Article JMIR Form Res · September 6, 2022 BACKGROUND: The use of digital technologies and software allows for new opportunities to communicate and engage with research participants over time. When software is coupled with automation, we can engage with research participants in a reliable and affor ... Full text Link to item Cite

A method for intelligent allocation of diagnostic testing by leveraging data from commercial wearable devices: a case study on COVID-19.

Journal Article NPJ Digit Med · September 1, 2022 Mass surveillance testing can help control outbreaks of infectious diseases such as COVID-19. However, diagnostic test shortages are prevalent globally and continue to occur in the US with the onset of new COVID-19 variants and emerging diseases like monke ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Role of Patient and Parent Education in Pediatric Cast Complications.

Journal Article Orthopedic nursing · September 2022 Cast immobilization remains the standard of care in managing pediatric fractures. Cast complications often result in emergency department visits, office calls and visits, or lasting patient morbidities that burden the healthcare institution from a time and ... Full text Cite

Telehealth for the Longitudinal Management of Chronic Conditions: Systematic Review.

Journal Article J Med Internet Res · August 26, 2022 BACKGROUND: Extensive literature support telehealth as a supplement or adjunct to in-person care for the management of chronic conditions such as congestive heart failure (CHF) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Evidence is needed to support the use of t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Demographic Imbalances Resulting From the Bring-Your-Own-Device Study Design.

Journal Article JMIR mHealth and uHealth · April 2022 Digital health technologies, such as smartphones and wearable devices, promise to revolutionize disease prevention, detection, and treatment. Recently, there has been a surge of digital health studies where data are collected through a bring-your-own-devic ... Full text Cite

An mHealth Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence and Health Outcomes Among Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article Journal of medical Internet research · March 2022 BackgroundThe treatment of many chronic illnesses involves long-term pharmaceutical therapy, but it is an ongoing challenge to find effective ways to improve medication adherence to promote good health outcomes. Cardioprotective medications can pr ... Full text Cite

Integrating Patient-generated Digital Health Data into Electronic Health Records (EHRs) in Ambulatory Care Settings: EHR Vendor Survey and Interviews.

Journal Article AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc · 2022 Data traditionally collected in a clinic or hospital setting is now collected electronically in everyday environments from patients, known as patient-generated health data (PGHD). We conducted informal interviews and collected survey data from major ambula ... Link to item Cite

Perceptions of Using Multiple Mobile Health Devices to Support Self-Management Among Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: A Qualitative Descriptive Study.

Journal Article Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing · September 2021 PurposeThis study identified facilitators and barriers pertaining to the use of multiple mobile health (mHealth) devices (Fitbit Alta® fitness tracker, iHealth® glucometer, BodyTrace® scale) that support self-management behaviors in individuals wi ... Full text Cite

Seriously ill pediatric patient, parent, and clinician perspectives on visualizing symptom data.

Journal Article J Am Med Inform Assoc · July 14, 2021 OBJECTIVE: This study examined the perspectives on the use of data visualizations and identified key features seriously ill children, their parents, and clinicians prefer to see when visualizing symptom data obtained from mobile health technologies (an App ... Full text Link to item Cite

Symptom Monitoring in Children With Life-Threatening Illness: A Feasibility Study Using mHealth.

Journal Article ANS Adv Nurs Sci · July 2021 Children with life-threatening illness (C-LTI) experience considerable symptom distress. Mobile technology may offer opportunities to better obtain symptom data that will lead to better symptom management. A mixed-methods study was conducted to explore the ... Full text Link to item Cite

A randomized feasibility pilot trial of a financial incentives intervention for dietary self-monitoring and weight loss in adults with obesity.

Journal Article Transl Behav Med · April 26, 2021 Financial incentives could be used to improve adherence to behavioral weight loss interventions, increasing their effectiveness. This Phase IIb randomized pilot study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of a study protocol for providing financial i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predicting health outcomes with intensive longitudinal data collected by mobile health devices: a functional principal component regression approach.

Journal Article BMC Med Res Methodol · March 17, 2024 BACKGROUND: Intensive longitudinal data (ILD) collected in near real time by mobile health devices provide a new opportunity for monitoring chronic diseases, early disease risk prediction, and disease prevention in health research. Functional data analysis ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Small Monetary Incentives Lead to Greater Adherence in a Weight Loss Program.

Journal Article Am J Health Promot · February 2024 PURPOSE: Understand how weekly monetary incentives for dietary tracking and/or weight loss impact 6-month weight loss behavioral adherence. DESIGN: Secondary analysis of participants randomized to one of four conditions in a behavioral weight loss interven ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mobile Monitoring-Enabled Telehealth for Patients with Complex Chronic Illnesses.

Journal Article Stud Health Technol Inform · January 25, 2024 Telehealth has the potential to improve management of poorly controlled chronic diseases relative to clinic-based care alone. Mobile monitoring-enabled technologies could enhance telehealth for chronic illness care. Implementation in practice settings woul ... Full text Link to item Cite

Expanding Technology-Enabled Nurse-Delivered Chronic Disease Care: EXTEND.

Journal Article Stud Health Technol Inform · January 25, 2024 Mobile monitoring-enabled technologies could enhance telehealth for chronic illness care. EXTEND is an active comparator randomized trial (N=220) of two 24-month interventions: 1) mobile monitoring as a self-management tool (EXTEND); and 2) a 12-month nurs ... Full text Link to item Cite

Comparison of weight captured via electronic health record and cellular scales to the gold-standard clinical method.

Journal Article Obes Sci Pract · August 2023 INTRODUCTION: Obtaining body weights remotely could improve feasibility of pragmatic trials. This investigation examined whether weights collected via cellular scale or electronic health record (EHR) correspond to gold standard in-person study weights. MET ... Full text Link to item Cite

Access to Technology and Digital Literacy as Determinants of Health and Health Care.

Journal Article Creative nursing · August 2023 Access to and the skills to use technology provide the digital equity necessary for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services. However, existing digital disparities and the resultant 'digital divide' ... Full text Cite

Evaluating the Feasibility and Usability of the Disposable Intubation Drape (I-Drape).

Journal Article AANA J · December 2022 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, several protective barrier enclosures were developed to protect healthcare providers during airway manipulation. A certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) created a barrier, the disposable intubation drape (I-Dra ... Link to item Cite

A Tailored SMS Text Message-Based Intervention to Facilitate Patient Access to Referred Community-Based Social Needs Resources: Protocol for a Pilot Feasibility and Acceptability Study.

Journal Article JMIR Res Protoc · October 11, 2022 BACKGROUND: Health care providers are increasingly screening patients for unmet social needs (eg, food, housing, transportation, and social isolation) and referring patients to relevant community-based resources and social services. Patients' connection to ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

A Method to Deliver Automated and Tailored Intervention Content: 24-month Clinical Trial.

Journal Article JMIR Form Res · September 6, 2022 BACKGROUND: The use of digital technologies and software allows for new opportunities to communicate and engage with research participants over time. When software is coupled with automation, we can engage with research participants in a reliable and affor ... Full text Link to item Cite

A method for intelligent allocation of diagnostic testing by leveraging data from commercial wearable devices: a case study on COVID-19.

Journal Article NPJ Digit Med · September 1, 2022 Mass surveillance testing can help control outbreaks of infectious diseases such as COVID-19. However, diagnostic test shortages are prevalent globally and continue to occur in the US with the onset of new COVID-19 variants and emerging diseases like monke ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Role of Patient and Parent Education in Pediatric Cast Complications.

Journal Article Orthopedic nursing · September 2022 Cast immobilization remains the standard of care in managing pediatric fractures. Cast complications often result in emergency department visits, office calls and visits, or lasting patient morbidities that burden the healthcare institution from a time and ... Full text Cite

Telehealth for the Longitudinal Management of Chronic Conditions: Systematic Review.

Journal Article J Med Internet Res · August 26, 2022 BACKGROUND: Extensive literature support telehealth as a supplement or adjunct to in-person care for the management of chronic conditions such as congestive heart failure (CHF) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Evidence is needed to support the use of t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Demographic Imbalances Resulting From the Bring-Your-Own-Device Study Design.

Journal Article JMIR mHealth and uHealth · April 2022 Digital health technologies, such as smartphones and wearable devices, promise to revolutionize disease prevention, detection, and treatment. Recently, there has been a surge of digital health studies where data are collected through a bring-your-own-devic ... Full text Cite

An mHealth Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence and Health Outcomes Among Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article Journal of medical Internet research · March 2022 BackgroundThe treatment of many chronic illnesses involves long-term pharmaceutical therapy, but it is an ongoing challenge to find effective ways to improve medication adherence to promote good health outcomes. Cardioprotective medications can pr ... Full text Cite

Integrating Patient-generated Digital Health Data into Electronic Health Records (EHRs) in Ambulatory Care Settings: EHR Vendor Survey and Interviews.

Journal Article AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc · 2022 Data traditionally collected in a clinic or hospital setting is now collected electronically in everyday environments from patients, known as patient-generated health data (PGHD). We conducted informal interviews and collected survey data from major ambula ... Link to item Cite

Perceptions of Using Multiple Mobile Health Devices to Support Self-Management Among Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: A Qualitative Descriptive Study.

Journal Article Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing · September 2021 PurposeThis study identified facilitators and barriers pertaining to the use of multiple mobile health (mHealth) devices (Fitbit Alta® fitness tracker, iHealth® glucometer, BodyTrace® scale) that support self-management behaviors in individuals wi ... Full text Cite

Seriously ill pediatric patient, parent, and clinician perspectives on visualizing symptom data.

Journal Article J Am Med Inform Assoc · July 14, 2021 OBJECTIVE: This study examined the perspectives on the use of data visualizations and identified key features seriously ill children, their parents, and clinicians prefer to see when visualizing symptom data obtained from mobile health technologies (an App ... Full text Link to item Cite

Symptom Monitoring in Children With Life-Threatening Illness: A Feasibility Study Using mHealth.

Journal Article ANS Adv Nurs Sci · July 2021 Children with life-threatening illness (C-LTI) experience considerable symptom distress. Mobile technology may offer opportunities to better obtain symptom data that will lead to better symptom management. A mixed-methods study was conducted to explore the ... Full text Link to item Cite

A randomized feasibility pilot trial of a financial incentives intervention for dietary self-monitoring and weight loss in adults with obesity.

Journal Article Transl Behav Med · April 26, 2021 Financial incentives could be used to improve adherence to behavioral weight loss interventions, increasing their effectiveness. This Phase IIb randomized pilot study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of a study protocol for providing financial i ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Line Snuggler: A Central Line Bundling Innovation Evaluated in a High-Risk Pediatric Population.

Journal Article Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses · January 2021 Central line associated blood stream infections and complications in children require prevention strategies related to both traditional childhood activities as well as adverse events in the intensive care unit or bone marrow transplant unit. This study eva ... Full text Cite

Selecting Mobile Health Technologies for Electronic Health Record Integration: Case Study.

Journal Article Journal of medical Internet research · October 2020 Mobile health (mHealth) technologies, such as wearable devices and sensors that can be placed in the home, allow for the capture of physiologic, behavioral, and environmental data from patients between clinic visits. The inclusion of these data in the medi ... Full text Cite

Protocol for Partner2Lose: A randomized controlled trial to evaluate partner involvement on long-term weight loss.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · September 2020 BACKGROUND: Behavioral interventions produce clinically significant weight reduction, with many participants regaining weight subsequently. Most interventions focus on an individual, but dietary and physical activity behaviors occur with, or are influenced ... Full text Link to item Cite

Digital Phenotyping Self-Monitoring Behaviors for Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Observational Study Using Latent Class Growth Analysis.

Journal Article JMIR Mhealth Uhealth · June 11, 2020 Featured Publication BACKGROUND: Sustained self-monitoring and self-management behaviors are crucial to maintain optimal health for individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). As smartphones and mobile health (mHealth) devices become widely available, self-monitoring usi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-monitoring diabetes with multiple mobile health devices.

Journal Article J Am Med Inform Assoc · May 1, 2020 OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine the use of multiple mobile health technologies to generate and transmit data from diverse patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in between clinic visits. We examined the data to identify patterns ... Full text Link to item Cite

Promoting Wellness Through Mobile Health Technology in a College Student Population: Protocol Development and Pilot Study.

Journal Article JMIR Res Protoc · April 3, 2020 BACKGROUND: The health and well-being of college students has garnered widespread attention and concern in recent years. At the same time, the expansion and evaluation of digital technologies has grown in recent years for different target populations. OBJE ... Full text Link to item Cite

Evaluating the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mobile Health-Based Female Community Health Volunteer Program for Hypertension Control in Rural Nepal: Cross-Sectional Study.

Journal Article JMIR mHealth and uHealth · March 2020 BackgroundHypertension is a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the world's leading cause of death. The prevalence of hypertension is disproportionately higher in South Asian countries than in other regions of the world. Scree ... Full text Cite

Caring for Children With Medical Complexity With the Emergency Information Form.

Journal Article Pediatric emergency care · January 2020 Background and objectiveThe American Academy of Pediatrics recommends an emergency information form (EIF) for children with medical complexity (CMC) to facilitate emergency care. We sought to increase the EIF completion rate at our children's hosp ... Full text Cite

Mobile Health Technology for Pediatric Symptom Monitoring: A Feasibility Study.

Journal Article Nurs Res · 2020 BACKGROUND: Pediatric blood and marrow transplant (PBMT) patients experience significant symptom distress. Mobile health (mHealth) technologies can be leveraged to improve understanding of the patient's symptom experience by providing continuous, real-time ... Full text Link to item Cite

User-Centered App Design for Acutely Ill Children and Adolescents.

Journal Article J Pediatr Oncol Nurs · 2020 Background and Objectives: The high level of acceptance and consistent use of smartphones by children and adolescents present new opportunities to monitor and collect health data. For acutely ill children and adolescents, collecting symptom data via smartp ... Full text Link to item Cite

Bridging the integration gap between patient-generated blood glucose data and electronic health records.

Journal Article J Am Med Inform Assoc · July 1, 2019 Telemedicine can facilitate population health management by extending the reach of providers to efficiently care for high-risk, high-utilization populations. However, for telemedicine to be maximally useful, data collected using telemedicine technologies m ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Enhancing Diabetes Self-Management Through Collection and Visualization of Data From Multiple Mobile Health Technologies: Protocol for a Development and Feasibility Trial.

Journal Article JMIR Res Protoc · June 3, 2019 BACKGROUND: Self-management is integral for control of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Patient self-management is improved when they receive real-time information on their health status and behaviors and ongoing facilitation from health professionals. How ... Full text Link to item Cite

Chinese Physicians' Perspectives on the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Hypertension Guideline: A Mobile App-Based Survey.

Journal Article High blood pressure & cardiovascular prevention : the official journal of the Italian Society of Hypertension · June 2019 IntroductionHypertension is a leading global risk factor for death and disability. Seeking new ways to prevent and treat hypertension is a priority for scientists and healthcare professionals worldwide. In November 2017, the American College of Ca ... Full text Cite

Log2Lose: Development and Lessons Learned From a Mobile Technology Weight Loss Intervention.

Journal Article JMIR Mhealth Uhealth · February 13, 2019 BACKGROUND: Providing financial incentives has gained popularity as a strategy to promote weight loss, but questions remain about how best to utilize them. A promising mobile health strategy provides users with near-real-time financial incentives based on ... Full text Link to item Cite

What Do Breast Cancer Survivors Expect From Exercise?

Journal Article Cancer Nurs · 2019 BACKGROUND: Exercise outcome expectations (OEs) (ie, what one expects to obtain or avoid by exercising) are influential to increase exercise among cancer survivors. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to measure the accessibility (ie, frequency one thinks ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Protocol to Assess Feasibility, Acceptability, and Usability of Mobile Technology for Symptom Management in Pediatric Transplant Patients.

Journal Article Nurs Res · 2019 BACKGROUND: Pediatric blood and marrow transplant (PBMT) patients experience significant symptom distress, and the use of mobile health (mHealth) technologies may enhance symptom management by providing patient-generated health data to foster personalized ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diabetes Mobile Care: Aggregating and Visualizing Data from Multiple Mobile Health Technologies.

Journal Article AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc · 2019 As the appeal and use of mobile health (mHealth) technologies continues to grow, where does mHealth fit into clinical practice? This article explores the approach and obstacles encountered when integrating mHealth data into existing clinical frameworks and ... Link to item Cite

Cardioprotective medication adherence among patients with coronary heart disease in China: a systematic review.

Journal Article Heart Asia · January 2019 In China, poor cardioprotective medication adherence is a key reason for the high mortality rate of coronary heart disease (CHD). The aims of this systematic review are to (1) describe and synthesise factors that influence medication adherence among Chines ... Full text Cite

A randomized phase II trial of MOVING ON: An intervention to increase exercise outcome expectations among breast cancer survivors.

Journal Article Psychooncology · October 2018 OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study is to test theoretical intervention fidelity and feasibility of MOVING ON, a self-directed, home-based, randomized controlled trial to increase exercise outcome expectations (OEs) (what one expects to obtain or avoid a ... Full text Link to item Cite

An mHealth intervention to improve medication adherence among patients with coronary heart disease in China: Development of an intervention.

Journal Article International journal of nursing sciences · October 2018 ObjectivesWith this study, we aimed to develop a mobile technology (mHealth) intervention to improve medication adherence among patients with coronary heart disease (CHD).MethodsThe study was conducted in two phases with CHD patients from ... Full text Cite

INCENTIVIZING BEHAVIOR CHANGE SKILLS TO PROMOTE WEIGHT LOSS

Conference ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE · April 1, 2018 Link to item Cite

Telehealth and telenursing using simulation for pre-licensure USA students.

Journal Article Nurse education in practice · March 2018 An innovative simulation was used to teach pre-licensure USA nursing students about telenursing for screening, assessment, and patient education during a home visit. The students used telepresence technology to deliver nursing care to a homebound geriatric ... Full text Cite

Study protocol for Log2Lose: A feasibility randomized controlled trial to evaluate financial incentives for dietary self-monitoring and interim weight loss in adults with obesity.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · February 2018 The obesity epidemic has negative physical, psychological, and financial consequences. Despite the existence of effective behavioral weight loss interventions, many individuals do not achieve adequate weight loss, and most regain lost weight in the year fo ... Full text Link to item Cite

Protocol for Moving On: a randomized controlled trial to increase outcome expectations and exercise among breast cancer survivors.

Journal Article Nurs Open · January 2018 AIM: The aim of this study was to test the feasibility and fidelity of an intervention, Moving On, aimed to increase outcome expectations OEs (i.e. what one expects to obtain or avoid as a result of a behaviour) and exercise among breast cancer survivors. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Customization of the TRU-PBMT App (Technology Recordings to better Understand Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant).

Journal Article J Pediatr Nurs · 2018 PURPOSE: Our investigative team is integrating mobile health technologies into pediatric blood and marrow transplant (PBMT) care. We aim to evaluate whether patient-generated health data can be used to monitor health status and enhance symptom management. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Development of a tele-nursing mobile manipulator for remote care-giving in quarantine areas

Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation · July 21, 2017 During outbreaks of contagious diseases, healthcare workers are at high risk for infection due to routine interaction with patients, handling of contaminated materials, and challenges associated with safely removing protective gear. This poses an opportuni ... Full text Cite

A discrete event simulation tool to support and predict hospital and clinic staffing.

Journal Article Health Informatics J · June 2017 We demonstrate how to develop a simulation tool to help healthcare managers and administrators predict and plan for staffing needs in a hospital neonatal intensive care unit using administrative data. We developed a discrete event simulation model of nursi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Feasibility intervention to increase exercise outcome expectations among breast cancer survivors.

Conference Journal of Clinical Oncology · May 20, 2017 e21584 Background: Exercise is associated with decreased mortality and recurrence risk and improved quality of life for breast cancer survivors (BCS). Roughly 1/3 of BCS exercise enough to experience these benefits. A promising s ... Full text Cite

Linkage between theory-based measurement of organizational readiness for change and lessons learned conducting quality improvement-focused research.

Journal Article Learn Health Syst · April 2017 Organizations have different levels of readiness to implement change in the patient care process. The Hypertension Telemedicine Nurse Implementation Project for Veterans (HTN-IMPROVE) is an example of an innovation that seeks to enhance delivery of care fo ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Integrating Telepresence Robots Into Nursing Simulation.

Journal Article Nurse educator · March 2017 This article provides an overview of the use of telepresence robots in clinical practice and describes an evaluation of an educational project in which distance-based nurse practitioner students used telepresence robots in clinical simulations with on-camp ... Full text Cite

The Impact of Interventions that Integrate Accelerometers on Physical Activity and Weight Loss: A Systematic Review.

Journal Article Ann Behav Med · February 2017 BACKGROUND: Regular physical activity is important for improving and maintaining health, but sedentary behavior is difficult to change. Providing objective, real-time feedback on physical activity with wearable motion-sensing technologies (activity monitor ... Full text Link to item Cite

Wearable Technology and Long-term Weight Loss.

Journal Article JAMA · January 2017 Full text Cite

Implementing the Evidence-based Guidelines for Overweight/Obese Adults

Journal Article Journal for Nurse Practitioners · October 1, 2016 Recognition and management of weight conditions is suboptimal in primary care. This quality improvement project assessed the feasibility of using nurses and staff in a patient-centered medical home to implement the National Institutes of Health evidence-ba ... Full text Cite

Piloting Augmented Reality Technology to Enhance Realism in Clinical Simulation.

Journal Article Computers, informatics, nursing : CIN · September 2016 We describe a pilot study that incorporated an innovative hybrid simulation designed to increase the perception of realism in a high-fidelity simulation. Prelicensure students (N = 12) cared for a manikin in a simulation lab scenario wearing Google Glass, ... Full text Cite

Feasibility and Smokers' Evaluation of Self-Generated Text Messages to Promote Quitting.

Journal Article Nicotine Tob Res · May 2016 INTRODUCTION: Cigarette smoking is a leading cause of preventable mortality. Mobile technologies, including text messaging, provide opportunities to promote quitting. Many text messaging-based cessation interventions contain content created by experts. How ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mobile health devices: will patients actually use them?

Journal Article J Am Med Inform Assoc · May 2016 Featured Publication Although mobile health (mHealth) devices offer a unique opportunity to capture patient health data remotely, it is unclear whether patients will consistently use multiple devices simultaneously and/or if chronic disease affects adherence. Three healthy and ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Feasibility of Augmented Reality in Clinical Simulations: Using Google Glass With Manikins.

Journal Article JMIR medical education · March 2016 BackgroundStudies show that students who use fidelity-based simulation technology perform better and have higher retention rates than peers who learn in traditional paper-based training. Augmented reality is increasingly being used as a teaching a ... Full text Cite

Online Social Media as a Curation Tool for Teaching.

Journal Article Nurse educator · January 2016 This case study shows how students used online social media to disseminate curated knowledge to the public. This is a "redefined" way of having the students show that they have analyzed the existing knowledge on a topic, synthesized/reorganized it in a mea ... Full text Cite

The Future of Informatics in Aged Care: An International Perspective.

Journal Article Studies in health technology and informatics · January 2016 The panel will share global technology research initiatives in aged care. Panel objectives: 1) Describe international informatics research initiatives by experts addressing health needs of the aged, 2) Contrast health technologies used to manage aging pati ... Cite

An Innovative Use of Telepresence Robots for Educating Healthcare Professional.

Journal Article Studies in health technology and informatics · January 2016 Telehealth enhances communication across distances, facilitates teamwork, and increases access to care, particularly in rural areas. As the use of telehealth technology assimilates into clinical practice, its integration is also needed in clinical curricul ... Cite

A Telehealth Case Study: The Use of Telepresence Robot for Delivering Integrated Clinical Care.

Journal Article Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association · November 2015 Full text Cite

Willingness of Patients to Use Computers for Health Communication and Monitoring Following Myocardial Infarction.

Journal Article Comput Inform Nurs · September 2015 We describe the computer use characteristics of 406 post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients and their willingness to engage online for health communication and monitoring. Most participants were computer users (n = 259; 63.8%) and half (n = 209; 51.5%) re ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Developing a user-friendly interface for a self-service healthcare research portal: cost-effective usability testing

Journal Article Health Systems · July 1, 2015 Usability is a critical but often overlooked factor in the design and development of healthcare information technology systems. One system increasingly being leveraged as a research and quality improvement tool is an online research portal that allows self ... Full text Cite

Mobile health technology for personalized primary care medicine.

Journal Article Am J Med · June 2015 Featured Publication Full text Link to item Cite

Medication non-adherence after myocardial infarction: an exploration of modifying factors.

Journal Article J Gen Intern Med · January 2015 BACKGROUND: Medication non-adherence is a major impediment to the management of cardiovascular disease risk factors. A better understanding of the modifying factors underlying medication non-adherence among individuals with known cardiovascular disease may ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Patient-provider communication, self-reported medication adherence, and race in a postmyocardial infarction population.

Journal Article Patient Prefer Adherence · 2015 OBJECTIVES: Our objectives were to: 1) describe patient-reported communication with their provider and explore differences in perceptions of racially diverse adherent versus nonadherent patients; and 2) examine whether the association between unanswered qu ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Nursing and mHealth

Journal Article International Journal of Nursing Sciences · December 1, 2014 Innovations in mobile health (mHealth) technology offer applications to promote wellness management and health behavior change outside of formal clinical settings. Nurses can help to move mHealth into mainstream health care by understanding its potential t ... Full text Cite

A theoretical framework for a virtual diabetes self-management community intervention.

Journal Article Western journal of nursing research · October 2014 Due to its high prevalence, chronic nature, potential complications, and self-management challenges for patients, diabetes presents significant health education and support issues. We developed and pilot-tested a virtual community for adults with type 2 di ... Full text Cite

Effects of nurse-managed protocols in the outpatient management of adults with chronic conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Journal Article Ann Intern Med · July 15, 2014 Featured Publication BACKGROUND: Changes in federal health policy are providing more access to medical care for persons with chronic disease. Providing quality care may require a team approach, which the American College of Physicians calls the "medical home." One new model ma ... Full text Link to item Cite

A randomised controlled trial of providing personalised cardiovascular risk information to modify health behaviour.

Journal Article J Telemed Telecare · April 2014 We conducted a feasibility study of a web-based intervention, which provided personalized cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk information, behavioural risk reduction strategies and educational resources. Participants were block-randomized to the 3-month inte ... Full text Link to item Cite

mHealth interventions for weight loss: a guide for achieving treatment fidelity.

Journal Article J Am Med Inform Assoc · 2014 UNLABELLED: mHealth interventions have shown promise for helping people sustain healthy behaviors such as weight loss. However, few have assessed treatment fidelity, that is, the accurate delivery, receipt, and enactment of the intervention. Treatment fide ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Mobile technology for health care in rural China

Journal Article International Journal of Nursing Sciences · January 1, 2014 With the proliferation of mobile technologies in China, the Chinese mobile medical applications market is growing rapidly. This may be particularly useful for Chinese rural populations who have limited access to quality medical care where mobile technologi ... Full text Cite

Mobile health messages help sustain recent weight loss.

Journal Article Am J Med · November 2013 Featured Publication BACKGROUND: Using regulatory focus theory, an intervention of daily weight loss-sustaining messages was developed and tested for acceptability, feasibility, and efficacy on helping people sustain weight loss. METHODS: Participants (n = 120) were randomized ... Full text Link to item Cite

Association between perceived life chaos and medication adherence in a postmyocardial infarction population.

Journal Article Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes · November 2013 BACKGROUND: The benefits of medication adherence to control cardiovascular disease (CVD) are well defined, yet multiple studies have identified poor adherence. The influence of life chaos on medication adherence is unknown. Because this is a novel applicat ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Organizational factors associated with readiness to implement and translate a primary care based telemedicine behavioral program to improve blood pressure control: the HTN-IMPROVE study.

Journal Article Implement Sci · September 8, 2013 BACKGROUND: Hypertension is prevalent and often sub-optimally controlled; however, interventions to improve blood pressure control have had limited success. OBJECTIVES: Through implementation of an evidence-based nurse-delivered self-management phone inter ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

The role of home blood pressure telemonitoring in managing hypertensive populations.

Journal Article Curr Hypertens Rep · August 2013 Hypertension is a common chronic disease affecting nearly one-third of the United States population. Many interventions have been designed to help patients manage their hypertension. With the evolving climate of healthcare, rapidly developing technology, a ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Development of a Theoretically Driven mHealth Text Messaging Application for Sustaining Recent Weight Loss.

Journal Article JMIR Mhealth Uhealth · May 7, 2013 BACKGROUND: Mobile phone short message service (SMS) text messaging, has the potential to serve as an intervention medium to promote sustainability of weight loss that can be easily and affordably used by clinicians and consumers. OBJECTIVE: To develop the ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Leadership through the Special Olympics.

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Short message service (SMS) text messaging as an intervention medium for weight loss: A literature review.

Journal Article Health Informatics J · December 2012 Nearly 68% of American adults are obese or overweight. Mobile devices such as mobile phones have emerged as a mode of intervention delivery to help people improve their health, particularly in relation to weight loss. This literature review examines the re ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Baseline medication adherence and blood pressure in a 24-month longitudinal hypertension study.

Journal Article J Clin Nurs · May 2012 AIM AND OBJECTIVES: We sought to identify the feasibility and predictive validity of an easy and quick self-reported measure of medication adherence and to identify characteristics of people with hypertension that may warrant increase attentiveness by nurs ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

A usability problem: conveying health risks to consumers on the Internet.

Journal Article AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium · January 2012 Effectively designing risk information for the public is challenging and selecting the appropriate medium to deliver disease risk information is crucial. In a usability evaluation of a colon cancer risk website, we evaluated the public's understanding and ... Cite

Patient-Provider Internet Portals-Patient Outcomes and Use.

Journal Article Computers, informatics, nursing : CIN · June 2011 An important emerging information technology tool is the electronic health record with a patient-provider Internet portal. Patient-provider Internet portals offer a venue for providing this patient access to personal health data. In this study, we conducte ... Full text Cite

Assessing the feasibility of using virtual environments in distance education.

Journal Article Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal · March 2011 Abstract: Learning is an active, social process. However, many distance education programs are flat and asynchronous with limited interaction. Virtual environments may be best equipped to foster an active social learning environment that provides optimal d ... Link to item Cite

Health Information Seeking and Social Media Use on the Internet among People with Diabetes.

Journal Article Online journal of public health informatics · January 2011 Patients who are active and involved in their self-management and care are more likely to manage chronic conditions effectively (6, 26). With a 5-fold increase in the incidence of chronic illness over the past 20 years, access to information can provide pa ... Full text Cite

Can prospective usability evaluation predict data errors?

Journal Article AMIA Annu Symp Proc · November 13, 2010 Increasing amounts of clinical research data are collected by manual data entry into electronic source systems and directly from research subjects. For this manual entered source data, common methods of data cleaning such as post-entry identification and r ... Link to item Cite

Using virtual environments to enhance nursing distance education.

Journal Article Creative nursing · August 2010 Distance education has traditionally been two-dimensional, with limited interaction. Virtual environments enhance distance education learning through real-time interaction and social collaboration that mimic the real world. Virtual environments offer the o ... Full text Cite

Patient portals: survey of nursing informaticists.

Journal Article Studies in health technology and informatics · January 2009 As the US moves toward a more patient centered health care system, an integrated Electronic Health Record with a Patient Portal is one way that providers and patients can more actively collaborate in the health care process. A patient portal is an Internet ... Cite