Digital health in general practice: GP perceptions

Ditchburn, Jae-Llane and Marshall, Alison (2016) Digital health in general practice: GP perceptions. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

White paper by Cumbria Rural Health Forum, UK on general practitioners’ attitudes and experiences of digital healthcare. In order to better understand how digital technologies can enhance primary care from a general practitioner’s perspective, 15 GPs were surveyed by face to face interview, email and phone. They were asked to reflect on their experiences of using technology, to consider which services technology would be most helpful in supporting and to highlight any issues and concerns. Most GP consultations are face-to-face (surgery appointments, home visits), with a substantial proportion now using phone calls to supplement this. Some practices are starting to use social media for health education and general health questions. GPs were asked how they think technology could improve their practice.

Item Type: Report
Departments: Rehabilitation
STEM
Cumbrian Centre for Health Technologies (CACHET)
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2019 15:09
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2019 10:09
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4904

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