Kevin O Hwang

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Online narratives and peer support for colorectal cancer screening: a pilot randomized trial
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine and the University of Texas Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:98-107. 2013
  2. pmc Website usage and weight loss in a free commercial online weight loss program: retrospective cohort study
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, United States
    J Med Internet Res 15:e11. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Acceptability of narratives to promote colorectal cancer screening in an online community
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine and the University of Texas Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 54:405-7. 2012
  4. pmc Primary care providers' perspectives on online weight-loss programs: a big wish list
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e16. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Measuring social support for weight loss in an internet weight loss community
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Health Commun 16:198-211. 2011
  6. pmc Screening for obstructive sleep apnea on the internet: randomized trial
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med 122:961.e1-6. 2009
  7. pmc Explanations for unsuccessful weight loss among bariatric surgery candidates
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1377-83. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Stress ulcer prophylaxis for non-critically ill patients on a teaching service
    Kevin O Hwang
    Joint Primary Care Fellowship, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:716-21. 2007
  9. pmc Social support in an Internet weight loss community
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6410 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Med Inform 79:5-13. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Structural social support predicts functional social support in an online weight loss programme
    Kevin O Hwang
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Internal Medicine, and The University of Texas Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, Houston, TX, USAPenn State College of Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hershey, PA, USAThe University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics, Houston, TX, USA
    Health Expect 17:345-52. 2014

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Online narratives and peer support for colorectal cancer screening: a pilot randomized trial
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine and the University of Texas Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:98-107. 2013
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  2. pmc Website usage and weight loss in a free commercial online weight loss program: retrospective cohort study
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, United States
    J Med Internet Res 15:e11. 2013
    ..Online weight loss programs are increasingly popular. However, little is known about outcomes and associations with website usage among members of free online weight loss programs...
  3. doi request reprint Acceptability of narratives to promote colorectal cancer screening in an online community
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine and the University of Texas Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 54:405-7. 2012
    ..To assess the acceptability of narratives to promote colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among members of an online weight loss community...
  4. pmc Primary care providers' perspectives on online weight-loss programs: a big wish list
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e16. 2012
    ..Integrating online weight-loss programs into the primary care setting could yield substantial public health benefit. Little is known about primary care providers' perspectives on online weight-loss programs...
  5. doi request reprint Measuring social support for weight loss in an internet weight loss community
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Health Commun 16:198-211. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Screening for obstructive sleep apnea on the internet: randomized trial
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med 122:961.e1-6. 2009
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea is underdiagnosed. We conducted a pilot randomized controlled trial of an online intervention to promote obstructive sleep apnea screening among members of an Internet weight-loss community...
  7. pmc Explanations for unsuccessful weight loss among bariatric surgery candidates
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1377-83. 2009
    ..Our objective was to analyze subjective explanations for unsuccessful weight loss among bariatric surgery candidates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Stress ulcer prophylaxis for non-critically ill patients on a teaching service
    Kevin O Hwang
    Joint Primary Care Fellowship, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:716-21. 2007
    ..Doctors frequently give non-critically ill patients unjustified stress ulcer prophylaxis (SUP). It is unknown if this practice also occurs during residency training...
  9. pmc Social support in an Internet weight loss community
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6410 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Med Inform 79:5-13. 2010
    ..To describe social support for weight loss shared by members of a large Internet weight loss community...
  10. ncbi request reprint Structural social support predicts functional social support in an online weight loss programme
    Kevin O Hwang
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Internal Medicine, and The University of Texas Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, Houston, TX, USAPenn State College of Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hershey, PA, USAThe University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics, Houston, TX, USA
    Health Expect 17:345-52. 2014
    ..However, little is known about the relationship between the use of social media tools and the perception of specific types of support...
  11. pmc Quality of weight loss advice on internet forums
    Kevin O Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med 120:604-9. 2007
    ..Adults use the Internet for weight loss information, sometimes by participating in discussion forums. Our purpose was to analyze the quality of advice exchanged on these forums...
  12. pmc Comparing clinician knowledge and online information regarding Alli (Orlistat)
    Stuart Nelson
    Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Med Inform 78:772-7. 2009
    ..Online forums are a popular medium for the exchange of health information between consumers, so it is important to determine the accuracy and completeness of information posted to online forums...
  13. ncbi request reprint Errors in after-hours phone consultations: a simulation study
    Erel Joffe
    School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:398-405. 2014
    ..After-hours out-of-hospital phone consultations require physicians to make decisions based on information provided by a nurse over the phone...