David K Ahern

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Challenges and opportunities of eHealth research
    David K Ahern
    Health e Technologies Initiative, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S75-82. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Promise of and potential for patient-facing technologies to enable meaningful use
    David K Ahern
    Health Information Technology Resource Center for Aligning Forces for Quality, Program in Behavioral Informatics and eHealth, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1249 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:S162-72. 2011
  3. pmc What is eHealth (6): perspectives on the evolution of eHealth research
    David K Ahern
    Health e Technologies Initiative, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1249 Boylston Street, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Internet Res 8:e4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy for hypochondriasis: a randomized controlled trial
    Arthur J Barsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 291:1464-70. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A personality characteristic, somatic absorption, and the perception of somatic symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Ilana M Braun
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:782-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Mapping the road from childhood trauma to adult somatization: the role of attachment
    Robert J Waldinger
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospitaland Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:129-35. 2006
  7. pmc A randomized trial of treatments for high-utilizing somatizing patients
    Arthur J Barsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1396-404. 2013
  8. pmc Insights for internists: "I want the computer to know who I am"
    Jan Walker
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:727-32. 2009
  9. pmc A randomized trial of three psychosocial treatments for the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
    Arthur J Barsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:222-32. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Science and the advancement of eHealth: a call to action
    David K Ahern
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Health e Technologies Initiative, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:108-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Challenges and opportunities of eHealth research
    David K Ahern
    Health e Technologies Initiative, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S75-82. 2007
    ..A brief historical perspective provides context for the subsequent appraisal of the current state of eHealth research. Next, emerging evidence pointing to the growing interest and investment in eHealth research is presented...
  2. doi request reprint Promise of and potential for patient-facing technologies to enable meaningful use
    David K Ahern
    Health Information Technology Resource Center for Aligning Forces for Quality, Program in Behavioral Informatics and eHealth, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1249 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:S162-72. 2011
    ..Further research is needed to identify the most useful and effective technologies for patients...
  3. pmc What is eHealth (6): perspectives on the evolution of eHealth research
    David K Ahern
    Health e Technologies Initiative, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1249 Boylston Street, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Internet Res 8:e4. 2006
    ..The field of eHealth holds promise for supporting and enabling health behavior change and the prevention and management of chronic disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy for hypochondriasis: a randomized controlled trial
    Arthur J Barsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 291:1464-70. 2004
    ..Hypochondriasis is a chronic, distressing, and disabling condition that is prevalent in ambulatory medical practice. Until recently, no specific treatment has been clearly demonstrated to be effective...
  5. ncbi request reprint A personality characteristic, somatic absorption, and the perception of somatic symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Ilana M Braun
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:782-9. 2008
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that a personality trait, somatic absorption, is correlated with symptom severity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mapping the road from childhood trauma to adult somatization: the role of attachment
    Robert J Waldinger
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospitaland Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:129-35. 2006
    ..This study tested whether insecure attachment mediates the link between childhood trauma and adult somatization...
  7. pmc A randomized trial of treatments for high-utilizing somatizing patients
    Arthur J Barsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1396-404. 2013
    ..Somatization and hypochondriacal health anxiety are common sources of distress, impairment, and costly medical utilization in primary care practice. A range of interventions is needed to improve the care of these patients...
  8. pmc Insights for internists: "I want the computer to know who I am"
    Jan Walker
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:727-32. 2009
    ..In designing electronic personal health records (PHRs) and related health technologies, lay perspectives are rarely solicited, and we know little about what individuals want and need...
  9. pmc A randomized trial of three psychosocial treatments for the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
    Arthur J Barsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:222-32. 2010
    ..To assess and compare the benefits of 3 psychosocial treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Science and the advancement of eHealth: a call to action
    David K Ahern
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Health e Technologies Initiative, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:108-9. 2003
  11. doi request reprint A roadmap to computer-based psychotherapy in the United States
    James A Cartreine
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 18:80-95. 2010
    ..It lays out both a roadmap and, in each of the four domains, the milestones that need to be met to reach the goal of making EBTs for behavioral health problems available to all Americans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Telethinking. Interview with David K. Ahern
    David K Ahern
    Telemed J E Health 11:281-6. 2005
  13. pmc Patients' perceptions of cholesterol, cardiovascular disease risk, and risk communication strategies
    Roberta E Goldman
    Department of Family Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:205-12. 2006
    ..We undertook a qualitative study that explored patients' perceptions of cholesterol and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and their reactions to 3 strategies for communicating CVD risk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of incorporating computer-tailored health behaviour communications in primary care settings
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Inform Prim Care 12:40-8. 2004
    ..We set out to investigate the feasibility of incorporating a computer-tailored health behaviour program into routine care in a group of primary care practices in Rhode Island...