Characterizing IT-based consumer health artefacts

Nathan Poultney, Anthony Maeder, Niranjan Bidargaddi

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Increasingly IT-based tools and applications are being provided for consumers to become involved in aspects of their own healthcare. Commentary on these artefacts varies widely as different areas of literature adopt different terminologies and perspectives in their discourse. Our paper provides a case study for how the literature available on this topic may be explored and classified according to a typology which was determined by structured application of PubMed searches. This has relevance to the more general design of approaches used for identifying IT-based topics in clinical literature.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference, ACSW 2017
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
ISBN (Electronic)9781450347686
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 30 Jan 2017
Event2017 Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference, ACSW 2017 - Geelong, Australia
Duration: 31 Jan 20173 Feb 2017

Publication series

NameACM International Conference Proceeding Series


Other2017 Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference, ACSW 2017


  • Consumer health
  • Health information
  • Health services

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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