Rajani S Sadasivam

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Share2Quit: Online Social Network Peer Marketing of Tobacco Cessation Systems
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
    Nicotine Tob Res . 2016
  2. pmc Collective-Intelligence Recommender Systems: Advancing Computer Tailoring for Health Behavior Change Into the 21st Century
    Rajani Shankar Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Department of Quantitative Health Science, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 18:e42. 2016
  3. pmc An observational study of social and emotional support in smoking cessation Twitter accounts: content analysis of tweets
    Mary Rocheleau
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 17:e18. 2015
  4. pmc Share2Quit: Web-Based Peer-Driven Referrals for Smoking Cessation
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, The University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States
    JMIR Res Protoc 2:e37. 2013
  5. pmc Web-based smoking cessation intervention that transitions from inpatient to outpatient: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kathleen F Harrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7337, USA
    Trials 13:123. 2012
  6. pmc Who participates in Web-assisted tobacco interventions? The QUIT-PRIMO and National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Hi-Quit studies
    Rajani Shankar Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e77. 2013
  7. pmc A meta-composite software development approach for translational research
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue N, Worcester, MA, 01655 0002, USA
    J Med Syst 37:9935. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Internet health information seeking is a team sport: analysis of the Pew Internet Survey
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655 0002, USA
    Int J Med Inform 82:193-200. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Development of a point-of-care HIV/AIDS medication dosing support system using the Android mobile platform
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    J Med Syst 36:1583-91. 2012
  10. pmc Development of an interactive, Web-delivered system to increase provider-patient engagement in smoking cessation
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01545, USA
    J Med Internet Res 13:e87. 2011

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Share2Quit: Online Social Network Peer Marketing of Tobacco Cessation Systems
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
    Nicotine Tob Res . 2016
    ..We tested whether we could successfully recruit smokers to a TATI using peer marketing through a social network (Facebook)...
  2. pmc Collective-Intelligence Recommender Systems: Advancing Computer Tailoring for Health Behavior Change Into the 21st Century
    Rajani Shankar Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Department of Quantitative Health Science, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 18:e42. 2016
    ..Augmenting current theory-based CTHC with empirical recommender systems could be evaluated as the next frontier for CTHC...
  3. pmc An observational study of social and emotional support in smoking cessation Twitter accounts: content analysis of tweets
    Mary Rocheleau
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 17:e18. 2015
    ..Health communicators can use Twitter to inform smokers, provide social support, and attract them to other interventions. A key challenge for health researchers is how to frame their communications to maximize the engagement of smokers...
  4. pmc Share2Quit: Web-Based Peer-Driven Referrals for Smoking Cessation
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, The University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States
    JMIR Res Protoc 2:e37. 2013
    ..Web-based peer-driven chain referrals successfully used outside health care have the potential for increasing the reach of Internet interventions...
  5. pmc Web-based smoking cessation intervention that transitions from inpatient to outpatient: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kathleen F Harrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7337, USA
    Trials 13:123. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Who participates in Web-assisted tobacco interventions? The QUIT-PRIMO and National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Hi-Quit studies
    Rajani Shankar Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e77. 2013
    ..Although effective, Web-assisted tobacco interventions are underutilized and recruitment is challenging. Understanding who participates in Web-assisted tobacco interventions may help in improving recruitment...
  7. pmc A meta-composite software development approach for translational research
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue N, Worcester, MA, 01655 0002, USA
    J Med Syst 37:9935. 2013
    ..We demonstrate the feasibility of our approach using a real-world translational research use case. We also present results of usability studies evaluating our approach for future refinements...
  8. doi request reprint Internet health information seeking is a team sport: analysis of the Pew Internet Survey
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655 0002, USA
    Int J Med Inform 82:193-200. 2013
    ..Identifying the unique characteristics of surrogate seekers would help in developing Internet interventions that better support these information seekers...
  9. doi request reprint Development of a point-of-care HIV/AIDS medication dosing support system using the Android mobile platform
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    J Med Syst 36:1583-91. 2012
    ..mHIV-Dr is being designed to provide dosing recommendations for front-line providers in developing countries. We also discuss the additional challenges in the implementation of the mHIV-Dr system in a resource limited setting...
  10. pmc Development of an interactive, Web-delivered system to increase provider-patient engagement in smoking cessation
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01545, USA
    J Med Internet Res 13:e87. 2011
    ..Patient self-management interventions for smoking cessation are effective but underused. Health care providers do not routinely refer smokers to these interventions...
  11. pmc The QUIT-PRIMO provider-patient Internet-delivered smoking cessation referral intervention: a cluster-randomized comparative effectiveness trial: study protocol
    Thomas K Houston
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 5:87. 2010
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  12. pmc Using a resource effect study pre-pilot to inform a large randomized trial: the Decide2Quit.Org Web-assisted tobacco intervention
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2012:789-98. 2012
    ..One surprising finding, which needs further investigation, was that writing to our Tobacco Treatment Specialists was negatively associated with quit outcomes...
  13. pmc Impact of content-specific email reminders on provider participation in an online intervention: a dental PBRN study
    Thomas K Houston
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VAMC, Bedford, MA, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:801-5. 2010
    ..Email contact, such as day of week an email is sent and notice of new content post-ing, is critical to longitudinal engagement. Further research is needed to understand which messages and how frequently, will maximize participation...
  14. pmc Online tobacco websites and online communities-who uses them and do users quit smoking? The quit-primo and national dental practice-based research network Hi-Quit studies
    Sarah L Cutrona
    UMass Medical School, 365 Plantation St, Biotech 1, Suite 100, Worcester, MA, 01605, USA
    Transl Behav Med 6:546-557. 2016
    ..Further research should explore whether an additive effect can be achieved by offering community visitors support via online coaches...
  15. pmc Identification of Relationships Between Patients Through Elements in a Data Warehouse Using the Familial, Associational, and Incidental Relationship (FAIR) Initiative: A Pilot Study
    Thomas M English
    The University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Worcester, MA, United States
    JMIR Med Inform 3:e9. 2015
    ..Identifying familial linkages in a phenotypic data warehouse can be valuable in cohort identification and in beginning to understand the interactions of diseases among families...
  16. pmc Crave-Out: A Distraction/Motivation Mobile Game to Assist in Smoking Cessation
    Kathryn L Delaughter
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States
    JMIR Serious Games 4:e3. 2016
    ..Smoking is still the number one preventable cause of death. Cravings-an intense desire or longing for a cigarette-are a major contributor to quit attempt failure. New tools to help smokers' manage their cravings are needed...
  17. pmc Evaluating the QUIT-PRIMO clinical practice ePortal to increase smoker engagement with online cessation interventions: a national hybrid type 2 implementation study
    Thomas K Houston
    VA eHealth Quality Enhancement Research Initiative and Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, Bedford VA Medical Center, Bedford, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 10:154. 2015
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  18. doi request reprint Robot-assisted home hazard assessment for fall prevention: a feasibility study
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Quantitative Health Sciences, Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 20:3-10. 2014
    ..The study found little agreement between the in-person and robot video hazard assessments. However, it identified several research questions about how to best use remotely-operated robots. ..
  19. pmc Health Information Brokers in the General Population: An Analysis of the Health Information National Trends Survey 2013-2014
    Sarah L Cutrona
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Medicine, Worcester, MA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 18:e123. 2016
    ..Characteristics and online behaviors of health information brokers have not previously been studied in a national population...
  20. pmc Genetic region characterization (Gene RECQuest) - software to assist in identification and selection of candidate genes from genomic regions
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
    BMC Res Notes 2:201. 2009
    ..The method presented in this paper, Gene RECQuest, simplifies the interaction with existing research platforms through the use of advanced integration technologies...