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Commentary: Is digital health technology empowering patients?

Robinson, L 2013, 'Commentary: Is digital health technology empowering patients?' , Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 60 (3) , pp. 79-80.

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Abstract

This brief commentary explores how Web 2.0 technology is leading to a new kind of digital health technology. It considers what this might mean for the patient–practitioner encounter; whether practitioners are signed up to the notion of shared decision-making, and whether patients feel empowered and confident to make decisions about their care

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
Schools: Schools > School of Health Sciences > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Schools > School of Health Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences
Publisher: Wiley Open Access
Refereed: No
ISSN: 2051-3909
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: Dr Leslie Robinson
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2014 17:32
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 23:43
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/30892

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