• Engaging families in lifestyle changes through social networking 

      Baghaei, Nilufar; Kimani, Stephen; Freyne, Jill; Brindal, Emily; Berkovsky, Shlomo; Smith, Greg (2011)
      Previous research has shown that providing family engagement and social support play important roles in weight management success, helping to achieve long-term lifestyle changes. Traditionally, the support provided by ...
    • Health promotion funding, workforce recruitment and turnover in New Zealand 

      Lovell, Sarah A.; Egan, Richard; Robertson, Lindsay; Hicks, Karen (Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, 2015-06)
      INTRODUCTION: Almost a decade on from the New Zealand Primary Health Care Strategy and amidst concerns about funding of health promotion, we undertook a nationwide survey of health promotion providers. AIM: To identify ...
    • mHealth and big-data integration: promises for healthcare system in India 

      Madanian, S.; Parry, D.; Airehrour, David; Cherrington, M. (BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, and published by BMJ, 2019-08-23)
      BACKGROUND The use of mobile devices in health (mobile health/mHealth) coupled with related technologies promises to transform global health delivery by creating new delivery models that can be integrated with existing ...
    • New Zealand consumers’ health information needs : results of an interpretive descriptive study 

      Honey, Michelle L.; Roy, Dianne; Bycroft, Janine J.; Boyd, Mary-Anne (Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, 2014-09)
      INTRODUCTION: Health literacy is linked to better health outcomes and underpins effective self-management, yet over one-and-a-half million New Zealanders are known to have poor health literacy skills. An ability to access ...
    • Promoting the meaningful use of health information for New Zealand consumers 

      Honey, Michelle L.; Roy, Dianne; Bycroft, Janine J.; Boyd, Mary-Anne; Raphael, Deborah (IOS Press, 2014-09)
      A cornerstone of ‘meaningful use’ of health information is engaging consumers and their families. Yet for consumers to be engaged requires an informed population and therefore focus on consumer’s health information needs. ...

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