Nguyen AD, Baysari MT, Kannangara DR, Tariq A, Lau AY, Westbrook JI, Day RO. Mobile applications to enhance self-management of gout. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 2016; 94:67-74.

Abstract BACKGROUND: Gout is an arthritic condition that is characterised by extremely painful, debilitating acute attacks and eventual joint and organ damage if not controlled. Despite the availability of very effective therapies that, if adhered to, will prevent acute attacks and long-term damage, the disorder is increasingly prevalent. There is an urgent need to improve

Tiong S, Koh E, Delaney G, Lau A, Adams D, Bell V, Sapkota P, Harris T, Girgis A, Przezdziecki A. An e‐health strategy to facilitate care of breast cancer survivors: A pilot study. Asia‐Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2016.

Abstract AIM: Innovative e-health strategies are emerging, to tailor and provide convenient, systematic and high-quality survivorship care for an expanding cancer survivor population. This pilot study tests the application of an e-health platform, “Healthy.me,” in a breast cancer survivor cohort at Liverpool and Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centres, New South Wales, Australia. METHODS: Fifty breast cancer

Arguel A, Perez‐Concha O, Li SY, Lau A. Theoretical approaches of online social network interventions and implications for behavioral change: A systematic review. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2016; (Oct 6. doi: 10.1111/jep.12655. [Epub ahead of print]).

Abstract RATIONAL, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of this review was to identify general theoretical frameworks used in online social network interventions for behavioral change. To address this research question, a PRISMA-compliant systematic review was conducted. METHODS: A systematic review (PROSPERO registration number CRD42014007555) was conducted using 3 electronic databases (PsycINFO, Pubmed, and Embase). Four

Magrabi F, Ammenwerth E, Hyppönen H, de Keizer N, Nykänen P, Rigby M, Scott P, Talmon J, Georgiou A. Improving evaluation to address the unintended consequences of health information technology. IMIA Yearbook. 2016:61-9

Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: With growing use of IT by healthcare professionals and patients, the opportunity for any unintended effects of technology to disrupt care health processes and outcomes is intensified. The objectives of this position paper by the IMIA Working Group (WG) on Technology Assessment and Quality Development are to highlight how our ongoing

Rigby M, Magrabi F, Scott P, Doupi P, Hypponen H, Ammenwerth E. Steps in moving evidence-based health informatics from theory to practice. Healthcare Informatics Research. 2016; 22(4):255-60.

Abstract OBJECTIVES: To demonstrate and promote the importance of applying a scientific process to health IT design and implementation, and of basing this on research principles and techniques. METHODS: A review by international experts linked to the IMIA Working Group on Technology Assessment and Quality Development. RESULTS: Four approaches are presented, linking to the creation

Kim MO, Coiera E, Magrabi F. Problems with health information technology and their effects on care delivery and patient outcomes: a systematic review. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2016:ocw154.

Abstract Objective: To systematically review studies reporting problems with information technology (IT) in health care and their effects on care delivery and patient outcomes. Materials and methods: We searched bibliographic databases including Scopus, PubMed, and Science Citation Index Expanded from January 2004 to December 2015 for studies reporting problems with IT and their effects. A framework

Y. Wang, E. Coiera, B. Gallego, O. P. Concha, M. S. Ong, G. Tsafnat, D. Roffe, G. Jones and F. Magrabi. (2016). Measuring the effects of computer downtime on hospital pathology processes. J Biomed Inform (Vol. 59, pp. 308-15)

Abstract: Objective: To introduce and evaluate a method that uses electronic medical record (EMR) data to measure the effects of computer system downtime on clinical processes associated with pathology testing and results reporting. Materials and methods: A matched case-control design was used to examine the effects of five downtime events over 11-months, ranging from 5