eHealth: What is it and why is it important?

I recently submitted a presentation titled eHealth: what is it and why is it important? to the Oxford Brookes University Graduate Online Conference. You can view the presentation in Prezi, download a PDFand read the references below.


eHealth: What is it and Why is it important




Eysenbach, G. (2001). What is e-health? Journal of Medical Internet Research, 3(2).

Ferguson, T. (2007). E-patients: How they can help us heal health care. San Francisco: Acor Foundation.

Ferguson, T., & Frydman, G. (2004). The first generation of e-patients. British Medical Journal, 15;328(7449):1148-9.

Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t]. British Medical Journal, 328(7449), 1148-1149. doi: 10.1136/bmj.328.7449.1148

Frost, B. (2012). This is the Web.  Retrieved May 19, 2013 from

Lupiáñez-Villanueva, F. M. M. A. T. J. (2009). Opportunities and challenges of Web 2.0 within the health care systems: An empirical exploration. Informatics for Health and Social Care, 34(3), 117-126.

Oh, H., Rizo, C.,  Enkin, M. & Jadad, A. (2005). What is eHealth?: a systematic review of published definitions. World hospitals and health services, 41(1), 32-40.

World Health Organisation (2013). Health workforce. Health professions networks, Retrieved May 19, 2013 from

Paré, G., Jaana, M. & Sicotte, C. (2007). Systematic review of home telemonitoring for chronic diseases: the evidence base. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 14(3):269-77.

Powell, J. (2009). What is Ehealth?, Retrieved May 19, 2013 from

World Health Organisation. (2013). Health topics: eHealth, Retrieved May 19, 2013 from