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|Title: ||The technology prescription: linking telecare and informatics by using a need-led paradigm|
|Authors: ||Levy, S.|
Bradley, David A.
Swanston, M. T.
|Affiliation: ||University of Abertay Dundee. School of Social and Health Sciences|
|Issue Date: ||Jun-2002|
|Type: ||Journal Article|
|Rights: ||Published version (c)Sage, available from DOI: 10.1177/146045820200800206|
|Citation: ||Levy, S., Bradley, D. A. and Swanston, M. T. 2002. The technology prescription: linking telecare and informatics by using a need-led paradigm. Health Informatics Journal. 8(2): pp.88 - 94. [Online] Available from: DOI: 10.1177/146045820200800206|
|Abstract: ||This paper summarizes a current study examining the availability, appropriateness and acceptability of a technologically dependable healthcare provision to both service users and staff. An interface between the Electronic Patient Record (EPR) and future home care technology (Telecare) is suggested in the form of a ‘technology prescription’. It is argued that appropriately prescribed technology will enable people to benefit from a modern, evidence-based service, which promotes a proactive means of addressing and preventing future health and care needs. The paper argues that technological innovations in care must not be perceived as a threat to the partnerships necessary in achieving maximum health gains, but rather be an aid to a patient centred clinical encounter.|
|Appears in Collections:||Social & Health Sciences Collection|
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