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Evaluating eHealth Interventions: The Need for Continuous Systemic Evaluation

  • Lorraine Catwell,

    Affiliation: Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • Aziz Sheikh mail

    aziz.sheikh@ed.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • Published: August 18, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000126
  • Published in PLOS Medicine

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Posted by geysenba on 27 Sep 2009 at 18:22 GMT

one that encourages a multifaceted, multidisciplined approach and facilitates continuous systematic evaluations throughout the lifecycle of an eHealth intervention. The proposed approach takes into account sociotechnical and contextual considerations [38] and is capable of ensuring that each part of the chain of reasoning is adhered to [37]. Figure 1 depicts our suggested evaluation approach.
http://plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.1000126#article1.body1.sec5.p3

How is what you "propose" different from what has been suggested before? E.g. in Pagliari C. Design and Evaluation in eHealth: Challenges and Implications for an Interdisciplinary Field
J Med Internet Res 2007;9(2):e15
URL: http://www.jmir.org/2007/2/e15/
doi: 10.2196/jmir.9.2.e15
PMID: 17537718

No competing interests declared.