EHealth : Current Evidence, Promises, Perils, and Future Directions.

By: Hale, Timothy MContributor(s): Chou, Wen-ying Sylvia | Cotten, Sheila RMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandStudies in Media and Communications Ser: Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781787543218Subject(s): Communication in medicine | Medical technologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: EHealth : Current Evidence, Promises, Perils, and Future DirectionsDDC classification: 362.1 LOC classification: R855-855.5Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- eHealth: Current Evidence, Promises, Perils and Future Directions -- Contents -- Series Editor Biographies -- Contributor Biographies -- Editorial Board -- Introduction: Promises and Perils of eHealth -- References -- Chapter 1: "I Went Home to Google": How Users Assess the Credibility of Online Health Information -- Introduction -- Credibility Assessment Online -- Credibility Assessment of Search Results versus Credibility Assessment of Sites -- User Savvy in Credibility Assessment -- Research Questions -- Methods -- Study Procedure -- Sample Descriptives -- Data -- Coding and Analysis -- The Role of Search Engine Results in the Credibility-Assessment Process -- Popular Credibility-Assessment Strategies for SERP -- Strategy 1: Brand Credibility -- Strategy 2: Name of Site -- Strategy 3: Search Rank -- Strategy 4: Prior Site Experience -- Popular Credibility-Assessment Strategies for Websites -- Strategy 1: User-Generated Content -- Strategy 2: Brand Credibility -- Strategy 3: Appearance -- Strategy 4: Author Credibility -- Search Results Page versus Site Credibility Assessment -- More and Less Savvy Strategies for Credibility Assessment -- SERP Evaluation -- Website Evaluations -- Limitations and Directions for Future Research -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 2: Trust in Health Information Sources and Channels, Then and Now: Evidence from the Health Information National Trends Survey (2005-2013) -- Introduction -- Literature Review -- Defining Trust -- The Changed Communication Landscape: Web 2.0 and User-Generated Content -- Trust in Information Sources: Socio-demographic Patterns -- Methods -- Survey Population and Data Collection -- Measures -- Analytic Strategy -- Results -- Tracking Changes in Levels of Trust: 2005-2013 -- Sample Characteristics: 2013 Data -- Predictors of Trust: 2013 -- Discussion.
Tracking Changes in Levels of Trust: 2005-2013 -- Predictors of Trust - 2013 -- Limitations -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Health-Related Information Seeking among Deaf Adults: Findings from the 2017 Health Information National Trends Survey in American Sign Language (HINTS-ASL) -- Introduction -- Purpose of the Study -- Methods -- Data -- Cultural Adaptation and Linguistic Translation of HINTS Items to ASL -- Study Procedures -- Analytic Strategy -- Results -- Internet as First Source of Health Information: Age-Weighted -- Finding and Trusting Health Information -- Social Media Usage: Age-Weighted -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: The Impact of Health Practitioners' Use of Communication Technologies on Temporal Capital and Autonomy -- Introduction -- Theoretical Framework -- Modern Times -- Work-Life Balance -- Methods -- Findings -- Part 1: Blurring and Acceleration through Communication Technologies -- Managing Work and Life -- Managing Patient Care -- Part 2: Temporal Capital and Power Dynamics -- Learning the Technology -- Accessibility and Device Use -- Conclusions and Limitations -- References -- Chapter 5: Tracking Health and Fitness: A Cultural Examination of Self-Quantification, Biomedicalization, and Gender -- Introduction -- Current Trends in Self-Quantification and Health -- Critical Perspectives and Debates on Health Tracking -- Western Constructions of the Human Body, Health, and Weight -- The Obesity Epidemic, Fitness Culture, and Moral Bodies -- Keeping Tabs on Bodies: Surveillance and Normality in an Era of Biomedicalization -- Bringing Gender in: Feminist Approaches to Body Discipline and Medicalization -- Problems Associated with Pervasive Body Surveillance -- Discussion -- References.
Chapter 6: The Third Digital Divide in the Health Domain: Is Internet Use for Health Purposes Associated with Health Benefits? -- Introduction -- The "Digital Divide" - First, Second, and Third -- Dimensions of Internet Activities -- The Present Study -- Methods -- Participants -- Design -- Measures -- Data Analysis -- Results -- Characteristics of Participants -- Association between Internet Use and Potential Health Benefits - Bivariate Analyses -- Association between Internet Use and Potential Benefits - Multivariate Analyses -- Conclusion -- Principle Findings -- Research Limitations -- Practical Implications -- Originality/Value -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 7: Who is Likely to Benefit Most from Online Cancer Support Communities? The Role of Personality Traits -- Introduction -- Literature Review -- Context of the Online Support Community -- Psychological Adjustment of Cancer Patients and Participation in Online Support Communities -- Personality Traits as Moderators -- Other Contributors to Psychological Adjustment -- Method -- Data Collection and Sample -- Measurements -- Results -- Discussion -- The Moderating Role of Personality -- An Ideal Online Cancer Support Community -- Study Limitations and Recommendations for Future Research -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Positive Impacts of Online Health Information Seeking on Health Perceptions and the Mediational Relationship with Health Communication and Sense of Empowerment -- Introduction -- Methods -- Sample -- Measures -- Data Analysis -- Results -- Discussion -- Limitations and Future Research -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Developing a Graphic Text Messaging Intervention for Smoking Cessation Targeting First-Generation Chinese Immigrant Men: Insights from Focus Group Interviews -- Introduction -- Mobile-Based Smoking Cessation Interventions.
Extended Parallel Process Model -- Current Study -- Methods -- Study Design -- Recruitment and Participants -- Message Development and Presentation -- Study Procedures -- Data Analysis -- Results -- Message Ratings and General Reactions -- Qualitative Analysis -- Threat Messages -- Efficacy Messages -- Discussion -- Conclusion and Next Steps -- References -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 10: Using Social Media to Help Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Young Adults Quit Smoking: An In-Depth Interview Study -- Introduction -- Background -- LGB Young Adult Smoking Cessation -- Methods -- Interview Script Development -- Recruitment -- Participant Characteristics -- Procedure -- Qualitative Analysis -- Results -- Social Support -- Out -- Intervention Tools -- Discussion -- Limitations and Future Research -- Public Health Implications -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix: A1 -- Welcome -- Social Media Use -- Profiles -- Health Information Online -- Events -- Smoking -- Other Profile -- Drinking and Other Drugs -- Groups and LGBT Information -- LGBT-Specific Issues -- Quitting -- Index.
Summary: This special volume contributes to the rapidly growing body of eHealth research, presenting a selection of multidisciplinary studies on the role and impacts of technology and the Internet in health communication, healthcare delivery, and patient self-management.
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Intro -- eHealth: Current Evidence, Promises, Perils and Future Directions -- Contents -- Series Editor Biographies -- Contributor Biographies -- Editorial Board -- Introduction: Promises and Perils of eHealth -- References -- Chapter 1: "I Went Home to Google": How Users Assess the Credibility of Online Health Information -- Introduction -- Credibility Assessment Online -- Credibility Assessment of Search Results versus Credibility Assessment of Sites -- User Savvy in Credibility Assessment -- Research Questions -- Methods -- Study Procedure -- Sample Descriptives -- Data -- Coding and Analysis -- The Role of Search Engine Results in the Credibility-Assessment Process -- Popular Credibility-Assessment Strategies for SERP -- Strategy 1: Brand Credibility -- Strategy 2: Name of Site -- Strategy 3: Search Rank -- Strategy 4: Prior Site Experience -- Popular Credibility-Assessment Strategies for Websites -- Strategy 1: User-Generated Content -- Strategy 2: Brand Credibility -- Strategy 3: Appearance -- Strategy 4: Author Credibility -- Search Results Page versus Site Credibility Assessment -- More and Less Savvy Strategies for Credibility Assessment -- SERP Evaluation -- Website Evaluations -- Limitations and Directions for Future Research -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 2: Trust in Health Information Sources and Channels, Then and Now: Evidence from the Health Information National Trends Survey (2005-2013) -- Introduction -- Literature Review -- Defining Trust -- The Changed Communication Landscape: Web 2.0 and User-Generated Content -- Trust in Information Sources: Socio-demographic Patterns -- Methods -- Survey Population and Data Collection -- Measures -- Analytic Strategy -- Results -- Tracking Changes in Levels of Trust: 2005-2013 -- Sample Characteristics: 2013 Data -- Predictors of Trust: 2013 -- Discussion.

Tracking Changes in Levels of Trust: 2005-2013 -- Predictors of Trust - 2013 -- Limitations -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Health-Related Information Seeking among Deaf Adults: Findings from the 2017 Health Information National Trends Survey in American Sign Language (HINTS-ASL) -- Introduction -- Purpose of the Study -- Methods -- Data -- Cultural Adaptation and Linguistic Translation of HINTS Items to ASL -- Study Procedures -- Analytic Strategy -- Results -- Internet as First Source of Health Information: Age-Weighted -- Finding and Trusting Health Information -- Social Media Usage: Age-Weighted -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: The Impact of Health Practitioners' Use of Communication Technologies on Temporal Capital and Autonomy -- Introduction -- Theoretical Framework -- Modern Times -- Work-Life Balance -- Methods -- Findings -- Part 1: Blurring and Acceleration through Communication Technologies -- Managing Work and Life -- Managing Patient Care -- Part 2: Temporal Capital and Power Dynamics -- Learning the Technology -- Accessibility and Device Use -- Conclusions and Limitations -- References -- Chapter 5: Tracking Health and Fitness: A Cultural Examination of Self-Quantification, Biomedicalization, and Gender -- Introduction -- Current Trends in Self-Quantification and Health -- Critical Perspectives and Debates on Health Tracking -- Western Constructions of the Human Body, Health, and Weight -- The Obesity Epidemic, Fitness Culture, and Moral Bodies -- Keeping Tabs on Bodies: Surveillance and Normality in an Era of Biomedicalization -- Bringing Gender in: Feminist Approaches to Body Discipline and Medicalization -- Problems Associated with Pervasive Body Surveillance -- Discussion -- References.

Chapter 6: The Third Digital Divide in the Health Domain: Is Internet Use for Health Purposes Associated with Health Benefits? -- Introduction -- The "Digital Divide" - First, Second, and Third -- Dimensions of Internet Activities -- The Present Study -- Methods -- Participants -- Design -- Measures -- Data Analysis -- Results -- Characteristics of Participants -- Association between Internet Use and Potential Health Benefits - Bivariate Analyses -- Association between Internet Use and Potential Benefits - Multivariate Analyses -- Conclusion -- Principle Findings -- Research Limitations -- Practical Implications -- Originality/Value -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 7: Who is Likely to Benefit Most from Online Cancer Support Communities? The Role of Personality Traits -- Introduction -- Literature Review -- Context of the Online Support Community -- Psychological Adjustment of Cancer Patients and Participation in Online Support Communities -- Personality Traits as Moderators -- Other Contributors to Psychological Adjustment -- Method -- Data Collection and Sample -- Measurements -- Results -- Discussion -- The Moderating Role of Personality -- An Ideal Online Cancer Support Community -- Study Limitations and Recommendations for Future Research -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Positive Impacts of Online Health Information Seeking on Health Perceptions and the Mediational Relationship with Health Communication and Sense of Empowerment -- Introduction -- Methods -- Sample -- Measures -- Data Analysis -- Results -- Discussion -- Limitations and Future Research -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Developing a Graphic Text Messaging Intervention for Smoking Cessation Targeting First-Generation Chinese Immigrant Men: Insights from Focus Group Interviews -- Introduction -- Mobile-Based Smoking Cessation Interventions.

Extended Parallel Process Model -- Current Study -- Methods -- Study Design -- Recruitment and Participants -- Message Development and Presentation -- Study Procedures -- Data Analysis -- Results -- Message Ratings and General Reactions -- Qualitative Analysis -- Threat Messages -- Efficacy Messages -- Discussion -- Conclusion and Next Steps -- References -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 10: Using Social Media to Help Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Young Adults Quit Smoking: An In-Depth Interview Study -- Introduction -- Background -- LGB Young Adult Smoking Cessation -- Methods -- Interview Script Development -- Recruitment -- Participant Characteristics -- Procedure -- Qualitative Analysis -- Results -- Social Support -- Out -- Intervention Tools -- Discussion -- Limitations and Future Research -- Public Health Implications -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix: A1 -- Welcome -- Social Media Use -- Profiles -- Health Information Online -- Events -- Smoking -- Other Profile -- Drinking and Other Drugs -- Groups and LGBT Information -- LGBT-Specific Issues -- Quitting -- Index.

This special volume contributes to the rapidly growing body of eHealth research, presenting a selection of multidisciplinary studies on the role and impacts of technology and the Internet in health communication, healthcare delivery, and patient self-management.

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Timothy M. Hale is the Associate Director of Product Development at Partners HealthCare, Connected Health Innovation (CHI) and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School, USA. Wen-Ying Sylvia Chou is a Program Director in the Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB) of the Behavioral Research Program (BRP) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), USA. Shelia R. Cotten is MSU Foundation Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University and the Director of the Sparrow/MSU Center for Innovation and Research, USA. Aneka Khilnani is a recent graduate from Santa Clara University with a BS in Public Health Science, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.

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