Annie Y S Lau

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of social media for patients and consumer health. Contribution of the IMIA Consumer Health Informatics Working Group
    A Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Yearb Med Inform 6:131-8. 2011
  2. pmc Social and self-reflective use of a Web-based personally controlled health management system
    Annie YS Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e211. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Social media in health--what are the safety concerns for health consumers?
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Australia
    HIM J 41:30-5. 2012
  4. pmc Which bundles of features in a Web-based personally controlled health management system are associated with consumer help-seeking behaviors for physical and emotional well-being?
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e79. 2013
  5. pmc Impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system on influenza vaccination and health services utilization rates: a randomized controlled trial
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:719-27. 2012
  6. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial examining the impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system on the uptake of influenza vaccination rates
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:86. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The influence of crowds on consumer health decisions: an online prospective study
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:33-7. 2010
  8. pmc Clinician search behaviors may be influenced by search engine design
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 12:e25. 2010
  9. pmc Can cognitive biases during consumer health information searches be reduced to improve decision making?
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:54-65. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint How do clinicians search for and access biomedical literature to answer clinical questions?
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:152-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of social media for patients and consumer health. Contribution of the IMIA Consumer Health Informatics Working Group
    A Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Yearb Med Inform 6:131-8. 2011
    ..To provide an overview on social media for consumers and patients in areas of health behaviours and outcomes...
  2. pmc Social and self-reflective use of a Web-based personally controlled health management system
    Annie YS Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e211. 2013
    ..Personally controlled health management systems (PCHMSs) contain a bundle of features to help patients and consumers manage their health. However, it is unclear how consumers actually use a PCHMS in their everyday settings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Social media in health--what are the safety concerns for health consumers?
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Australia
    HIM J 41:30-5. 2012
    ..More empirical and theoretical studies are needed to examine how social media influences consumer health decisions, behaviours and outcomes, and devise ways to deter the dissemination of harmful influences in social media...
  4. pmc Which bundles of features in a Web-based personally controlled health management system are associated with consumer help-seeking behaviors for physical and emotional well-being?
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e79. 2013
    ..It is still unclear, however, what features contribute to an engaging and efficacious PCHMS...
  5. pmc Impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system on influenza vaccination and health services utilization rates: a randomized controlled trial
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:719-27. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system (PCHMS) on the uptake of seasonal influenza vaccine and primary care service utilization among university students and staff...
  6. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial examining the impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system on the uptake of influenza vaccination rates
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:86. 2012
    ..g., influenza) but there are few comparative studies about patterns of use and impact of these systems...
  7. ncbi request reprint The influence of crowds on consumer health decisions: an online prospective study
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:33-7. 2010
    ..0001). This study provides empirical evidence that strength of social feedback influences the way healthcare consumers answer health-related questions...
  8. pmc Clinician search behaviors may be influenced by search engine design
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 12:e25. 2010
    ..While much research focuses on the design of methods to retrieve documents, there has been little examination of the way different search engine capabilities influence clinician search behaviors...
  9. pmc Can cognitive biases during consumer health information searches be reduced to improve decision making?
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:54-65. 2009
    ..To test whether the anchoring and order cognitive biases experienced during search by consumers using information retrieval systems can be corrected to improve the accuracy of, and confidence in, answers to health-related questions...
  10. ncbi request reprint How do clinicians search for and access biomedical literature to answer clinical questions?
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:152-6. 2007
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  11. pmc Impact of web searching and social feedback on consumer decision making: a prospective online experiment
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 10:e2. 2008
    ..However, little is known about whether searching online resources actually improves consumers' understanding of health issues...
  12. pmc Do people experience cognitive biases while searching for information?
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:599-608. 2007
    ..To test whether individuals experience cognitive biases whilst searching using information retrieval systems. Biases investigated are anchoring, order, exposure and reinforcement...
  13. ncbi request reprint Consumers' online social network topologies and health behaviours
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 192:77-81. 2013
    ..This study provides a basis for understanding how a PCHMS can be used as a socially-driven intervention to influence consumers' health behaviours. ..