Joseph A Cafazzo

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Publications

  1. pmc Design of an mHealth app for the self-management of adolescent type 1 diabetes: a pilot study
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Techna Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e70. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Effect of home blood pressure telemonitoring with self-care support on uncontrolled systolic hypertension in diabetics
    Alexander G Logan
    Prosserman Centre for Health Research, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, 435 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada
    Hypertension 60:51-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Applying usability heuristics to radiotherapy systems
    Alvita J Chan
    Healthcare Human Factors, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 102:142-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Developing healthcare rule-based expert systems: case study of a heart failure telemonitoring system
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Med Inform 81:556-65. 2012
  5. pmc Mobile phone-based telemonitoring for heart failure management: a randomized controlled trial
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e31. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Self-care and quality of life of heart failure patients at a multidisciplinary heart function clinic
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, 190 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 26:377-85. 2011
  7. pmc Perceptions and experiences of heart failure patients and clinicians on the use of mobile phone-based telemonitoring
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e25. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Patient perceptions of remote monitoring for nocturnal home hemodialysis
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hemodial Int 14:471-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint A mobile phone based remote patient monitoring system for chronic disease management
    Mathieu Trudel
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:167-71. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients' experiences with learning a complex medical device for the self-administration of nocturnal home hemodialysis
    Jennifer Wong
    The Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Nephrol Nurs J 36:27-32. 2009

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Publications23

  1. pmc Design of an mHealth app for the self-management of adolescent type 1 diabetes: a pilot study
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Techna Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e70. 2012
    ..However, this has not been shown in the adolescent type 1 population, despite their predisposition to the use of technology. We hypothesized that a more tailored approach and a strong adherence mechanism is needed for this group...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of home blood pressure telemonitoring with self-care support on uncontrolled systolic hypertension in diabetics
    Alexander G Logan
    Prosserman Centre for Health Research, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, 435 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada
    Hypertension 60:51-7. 2012
    ..Home blood pressure monitoring alone had no effect on blood pressure. Promoting patient self-care may have negative psychological effects...
  3. doi request reprint Applying usability heuristics to radiotherapy systems
    Alvita J Chan
    Healthcare Human Factors, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 102:142-7. 2012
    ..Since radiotherapy treatment delivery systems often consist of multiple complex user-interfaces, a heuristic evaluation was conducted to assess the potential safety issues of such a system...
  4. doi request reprint Developing healthcare rule-based expert systems: case study of a heart failure telemonitoring system
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Med Inform 81:556-65. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Mobile phone-based telemonitoring for heart failure management: a randomized controlled trial
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e31. 2012
    ..Mobile phones are becoming ubiquitous and economical, but the feasibility and efficacy of a mobile phone-based telemonitoring system have not been determined...
  6. doi request reprint Self-care and quality of life of heart failure patients at a multidisciplinary heart function clinic
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, 190 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 26:377-85. 2011
    ..Multidisciplinary heart function clinics aim to improve self-care through patient education and to provide clinical management...
  7. pmc Perceptions and experiences of heart failure patients and clinicians on the use of mobile phone-based telemonitoring
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e25. 2012
    ..Previous trials of heart failure telemonitoring systems have produced inconsistent findings, largely due to diverse interventions and study designs...
  8. doi request reprint Patient perceptions of remote monitoring for nocturnal home hemodialysis
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hemodial Int 14:471-7. 2010
    ..However, RPM alone is likely insufficient to alter patients' attitudes to undergo NHHD. RPM is a common expectation of CHD patients considering the therapy, at a minimum during the transitional phase...
  9. ncbi request reprint A mobile phone based remote patient monitoring system for chronic disease management
    Mathieu Trudel
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:167-71. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients' experiences with learning a complex medical device for the self-administration of nocturnal home hemodialysis
    Jennifer Wong
    The Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Nephrol Nurs J 36:27-32. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Implementation and optimization of smart infusion systems: are we reaping the safety benefits?
    Patricia L Trbovich
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Healthc Qual 35:33-40. 2013
    ..Consequently, they are failing to realize the safety benefits these systems can provide...
  12. pmc Attitudes of heart failure patients and health care providers towards mobile phone-based remote monitoring
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 12:e55. 2010
    ..However, little is known about whether patients and their health care providers are willing and able to use this technology...
  13. pmc Patient-perceived barriers to the adoption of nocturnal home hemodialysis
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:784-9. 2009
    ..Nocturnal home hemodialysis (NHHD) has been shown to improve clinical outcomes, although adoption has been limited. Given the known benefits, an understanding of the barriers to adoption is needed...
  14. doi request reprint Order sets in health care: a systematic review of their effects
    Alvita J Chan
    University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 28:235-40. 2012
    ..To determine the effectiveness of order sets in improving guideline adherence, treatment outcomes, processes of care, efficiency, and cost, we conducted a systematic review of the literature...
  15. doi request reprint Effectiveness of asynchronous tele-endoscopy
    Anushiya Ganeshalingam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:461-7, 467.e1-2. 2010
    ..Asynchronous tele-endoscopy can improve access and quality of patient care. This is the first published evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of highly compressed digital video in GI endoscopy...
  16. pmc Advancement of the artificial pancreas through the development of interoperability standards
    Peter E Picton
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 7:1066-70. 2013
    ..Discussion from a special session of the 12th Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting is also provided. ..
  17. doi request reprint The use of human factors methods to identify and mitigate safety issues in radiation therapy
    Alvita J Chan
    Healthcare Human Factors, University Health Network, Ontario, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 97:596-600. 2010
    ..Using human factors methods, a radiotherapy treatment delivery process was evaluated, and a redesign was undertaken to determine the effect on system safety...
  18. doi request reprint UK and Canadian perspectives of the effectiveness of mobile diabetes management systems
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6584-7. 2009
    ..Some of the clinical results and challenges are presented together with future work and suggestions that aim to validate a generic platform for mobile diabetes management...
  19. ncbi request reprint Human factors perspectives on a systemic approach to ensuring a safer medication delivery process
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Healthcare Human Factors, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network UHN, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Healthc Q 12:70-4. 2009
    ..Much of what is required from organizations is to transcend the organizational boundaries of medicine, pharmacy and nursing to produce a delivery system that ensures an integrated approach that addresses all stakeholders' needs...
  20. ncbi request reprint The user-centered approach in the development of a complex hospital-at-home intervention
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, University of Toronto, ON Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 143:328-33. 2009
    ..The use of ethnography, usability testing, and member-checking methods in a user-centered approach to design can result in systems that better meet the needs of the patients and caregivers alike...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone-based remote patient monitoring system for management of hypertension in diabetic patients
    Alexander G Logan
    Prosserman Centre for Health Research, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Hypertens 20:942-8. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to develop and pilot-test a home BP tele-management system that actively engages patients in the process of care...
  22. doi request reprint Examining nursing vital signs documentation workflow: barriers and opportunities in general internal medicine units
    Melanie S Yeung
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 21:975-82. 2012
    ..To characterise the nursing practices of vital signs collection and documentation in a general internal medicine environment to inform strategies for improving workflow design...
  23. ncbi request reprint Challenges of hand hygiene in healthcare: the development of a tool kit to create supportive processes and environments
    Anjum Chagpar
    Healthcare Human Factors, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
    Healthc Q 13:59-66. 2010
    ..Because of this complexity, hand hygiene lends itself well to a human factors analysis in order to design a system that matches human cognitive and physical strengths and makes allowances for human limitations...