WHO/European survey on eHealth consumer trends

Project description

The NST/ WHO collaborating centre for Telemedicine co-ordinating an international survey on eHealth consumer trends. Key issues of the study were: Social gap related to the digital divide, public health, trust and monitoring.The project periode was 1 June 2005 - 31 December 2008

Project partners

Seven countries participates in the project: Denmark, Germany, Grece, Latvia, Norway, Poland and Portugal.

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Funding

The project was funded by the European Commission, DG Sanco.
The advisory group was WHO-Euro and Eurostat. 

Publications

Andreassen HK, Bujnowska-Fedak MM, Chronaki CE, Dumitru RC, Pudule I, Santana S, Voss H, Wynn R (2007). European citizens' use of E-health services: A study of seven countries. BioMed Central Public health

Andreassen HK, Wangberg SC, Wynn R, Sørensen T, & Hjortdahl P (2006). Helserelatert Internettbruk i den norske befolkningen (Health-related use of the Internet in the Norwegian population). Tidskrift for den norske legeforening, 126 2950-2952. 

Andreassen, HK, Sørensen T & Kummervold P (2007). Ehealth Trends across Europe 2005-2007. Project report

Bujnowska-Fedak M, Staniszewski A & Steciwko A. A survey of Internet use for health purposes in Poland. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, Volume 13, Supplement 1, July 2007, pp. 16-19.

Chronaki CE, Kouroubali A, Stathopoulou A, Roumeliotaki T, Orphanoudaki, E, Esterle L, et al. Internet Use for Health and Illness in Greece: Preliminary Results of a European Study on eHealth Consumer Trends".  Archives of Hellenic Medicine Magazine 2007: 24:5, pp. 440-457

Dumitru R, Bürkle T, Potapov S, Lausen B, Wiese B & Prokosch HU. Use and Perception of Internet for health related purposes in Germany: results of a national survey. International Journal of Public Health, Vol 52, number 5, October 2007

Kummervold, P.E., Chronaki, C. E., Lausen, B., Prokosch, H. U., Rasmussen, J., Santana, S., Staniszewski, A., & Wangberg, S. C.: eHealth Trends in Europe 2005-2007: A Population-Based Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2008 10(4), e42

Lausen B, Potapov S, Prokosch HU: Gesundheitsbezogene Internetnutzung in Deutschland 2007 - Health-related use of the Internet in Germany 2007. German Medical Science:Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie 2008 (Vol 4(2)

Pudule I, Grinberga D, Velika B, Gobina I & Villerusa A (In press). Interneta izmantošana veselības informācijas iegūšanai - pirmās starptautiskās ap-taujas rezultāti Latvijā. (The first national survey on eHealth consumer trends in Latvia) Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, Zinātniskie raksti

Rasmussen J, Rohde I, Ravn BL, Sørensen T & Wynn R: Udviklingen i befolkningens brug af internettet til sundhedsrelaterede formål  (Developments in the population's use of the internet for health-related purposes). Ugeskr Læger 2009;171(12):1007-1011

Santana S, Sousa Pereira A. Da utilização da Internet para questões de saúde e doença em Portugal. Possíveis repercussões médico-doente? (On the use of the Internet for health and illness matters in Portugal and possible repercussions on the doctor-patient relationship) Acta Médica Portuguesa, Janeiro/Fevereiro 2007;II Série,20(1):47-58. 

Santana S: Trends of Internet use for health matters in Portugal: 2005-2007.Acta Med Port. Jan-Feb 2009;22(1):5-14.

Staniszewski A, Bujnowska-Fedak MM & Steciwko A. Korzystanie z Internetu medycznego przez mieszkańców Polski w 2005 roku -badania sondażowe (The use of medical Internet by Polish inhabitants in 2005). University Press monograph 2007.

Staniszewski A., Bujnowska-Fedak MM, Steciwko A. (In press). Korzystanie z Internetu medycznego przez mieszkańców Polski w 2005 roku - badania sondażowe (Medical Internet usage by the residents of Poland – a national 2005 survey research). [In:] Wróbel Z (ed). Management and Information Technologies. Vol. 3. Information Technologies in Medicine. Katowice: Silesian University Press; 2008.

Voss H., & Ravn, B. L. (2007). Danskernes brug af sundhedsydelser på internettet. (Danes and their use of Internet health services) Ugeskr Læger 169(24), 2318. 

Wangberg SC, Andreassen HK, Prokosch H-U, Santana SMV, Sørensen T, & Chronaki CE (2007)  Relations between internet use, socio-economic status (SES), social support and subjective health in Europe. Health Promotion International, dam039.

Wangberg SC, Andreassen HK, Wynn R, Kummervold PE & Sørensen T (2008). Health Online: Trends in Norway 2000-2010. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences

Last updated

29 January 2019