Webinar: The Clinical Impact of eHealth on the Self-Management of Diabetes
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Despite this great promise, the impact of IT on healthcare over the past decade has so far been modest. Currently, almost 80 percent of physicians—the majority in small, independent practices – lack even rudimentary digital records. Where electronic records do exist, they are typically limited in functionality and poor in interoperability.

10/8/2014
When: 10/8/2014
1:00 PM
Where: Virtual
Presenter: Mike Chiasson & Helen Kelley

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Register today for the upcoming webinar, The Clinical Impact of eHealth on the Self-Management of Diabetes: A Double Adoption Perspective, presented by Mike Chiasson, University of British Columbia and Helen Kelley, University of Lethbridge.

About this Webinar

Despite this great promise, the impact of IT on healthcare over the past decade has so far been modest. Currently, almost 80 percent of physicians—the majority in small, independent practices – lack even rudimentary digital records. Where electronic records do exist, they are typically limited in functionality and poor in interoperability. As a result, the ability to integrate electronic health information about a patient and exchange it among clinical providers remains the exception rather than the rule.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Developing an understanding of the issues in designing and implementing health care IT for research purposes.
  • Identifying the challenges and opportunities in linking the relationships across IT adoption and healthcare outcomes.
  • Understanding how to represent health-related IT research in IS and healthcare journals.

Dr. Mike W. Chiasson is currently a Professor in the Faculty of Management at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan.  His research examines how social context (practices, culture, goals, outcomes) affects and is affected by the initiation, development and implementation of information technology. In studying these questions, he has employed interventional methods including action research, field experimentation and living lab methodologies, studying medical, legal, engineering, entrepreneurial, and governmental organizations.

Dr. Helen M. Kelley is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Management and Acting Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Lethbridge.  Her research focuses on the individual user of information and enterprise resource planning technologies, viewed from social cognitive and attributional perspectives. Her current interests investigate understanding what individuals and managers of organizations may do to enhance individual use, acceptance and adoption of information systems technologies in health care environments.


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AIS members attend webinars free as a benefit of membership. Cost to attend as a non-member is $25. If you are not an AIS member you will receive an email with payment instructions after registering. If you indicated an interest in joining, you'll be contacted with membership details.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

System Requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
  • Mac®-based attendees: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet

Details on the upcoming schedule can be found at http://aisnet.org/?WebinarsPage. If you are not able to attend but want to receive the recording by email, you are encouraged to also register.

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