CHESS: 10 Years of research and development in consumer health informatics for broad populations, including the underserved

David H. Gustafson*, Robert P. Hawkins, Eric W. Boberg, Fiona McTavish, Betta Owens, Meg Wise, Haile Berhe, Suzanne Pingree

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Abstract

This paper reviews the research and development around a consumer health informatics system CHESS (The Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System) developed and tested by the Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis at the University of Wisconsin. The review places particular emphasis on what has been found with regard to the acceptance and use of such systems by high risk and underserved groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-177
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Medical Informatics
Volume65
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 12 2002

Keywords

  • Computer communications networks
  • Internet
  • Medical informatics
  • Patient education
  • Social support

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Informatics

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