A. G. Dunn, J. Leask, X. Zhou, K. D. Mandl and E. Coiera. (2015). Associations Between Exposure to and Expression of Negative Opinions About Human Papillomavirus Vaccines on Social Media: An Observational Study. J Med Internet Res (Vol. 17, pp. e144).

Abstract: BACKGROUND: Groups and individuals that seek to negatively influence public opinion about the safety and value of vaccination are active in online and social media and may influence decision making within some communities. OBJECTIVE: We sought to measure whether exposure to negative opinions about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines in Twitter communities is associated with

A. Y. Lau, A. G. Dunn, N. Mortimer, A. Gallagher, J. Proudfoot, A. Andrews, S. T. Liaw, J. Crimmins, A. Arguel and E. Coiera. (2013). Social and self-reflective use of a Web-based personally controlled health management system. J Med Internet Res (Vol. 15, pp. e211).

Abstract: BACKGROUND: Personally controlled health management systems (PCHMSs) contain a bundle of features to help patients and consumers manage their health. However, it is unclear how consumers actually use a PCHMS in their everyday settings. OBJECTIVE: To conduct an empirical analysis of how consumers used the social (forum and poll) and self-reflective (diary and personal

A. Y. Lau, V. Sintchenko, J. Crimmins, F. Magrabi, B. Gallego and E. Coiera. (2012). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial examining the impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system on the uptake of influenza vaccination rates. BMC Health Serv Res (Vol. 12, pp. 86).

Abstract: BACKGROUND: Online social networking and personally controlled health management systems (PCHMS) offer a new opportunity for developing innovative interventions to prevent diseases of public health concern (e.g., influenza) but there are few comparative studies about patterns of use and impact of these systems. METHODS/DESIGN: A 2010 CONSORT-compliant randomised controlled trial with a two-group parallel

A. Y. Lau, V. Sintchenko, J. Crimmins, F. Magrabi, B. Gallego and E. Coiera. (2012). Impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system on influenza vaccination and health services utilization rates: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Med Inform Assoc (Vol. 19, pp. 719-27).

Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To assess the impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system (PCHMS) on the uptake of seasonal influenza vaccine and primary care service utilization among university students and staff. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A PCHMS called Healthy.me was developed and evaluated in a 2010 CONSORT-compliant two-group (6-month waitlist vs PCHMS) parallel randomized controlled