Person

Ian Scott

Journal article

Going digital: a narrative overview of the effects, quality and utility of mobile apps in chronic disease self-management

Objective Smartphone health applications (apps) are being increasingly used to assist patients in chronic disease self-management. The effects of such apps on patient outcomes are uncertain, as are design features that maximise usability and efficacy, and the best methods for evaluating app quality and utility...
Briefing paper

The impacts of eHealth upon hospital practice: synthesis of the current literature

The aim of this brief is to provide policy-makers with an analysis of current literature relating to the effects to be expected from hospital implementation of eHealth technologies.
Report

CARE-PACT: a new paradigm of care for acutely unwell residents 
in aged care facilities

Describes the Comprehensive Aged Residents Emergency and Partners in Assessment, Care and Treatment (CARE-PACT) program: a hospital substitutive care and demand management project that aims to improve, in a fiscally efficient manner, the quality of care received by residents of aged care facilities. Background Ageing...