Journal of Health & Medical Informatics

ISSN: 2157-7420

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Heidi CurtisD

Northwest Nazarene University, United States

  • Research Article   
    Technological Hindrances of Behavioral Medicine Patient Access: A Literature Review
    Author(s): Jacob A. Rounds*, Judith W. Dexheimer, Heidi CurtisD and Bethani Studebaker

    Technology is a pervasive tool utilized throughout inpatient and outpatient hospital care. Behavioral medicine has a plethora of technology to integrate and support medical infrastructure and processes. A systematic literature review was performed to classify the technological hinderances that specifically plague behavioral medicine. Researchers examined articles contained within the databases of CORE, Elsevier, PubMed, ResearchGate, and ScienceOpen and pulled all relevant articles. A total of 85 articles were collected after the removal of duplicates. Several themes have been identified in the systematic literature review that negatively affects behavioral medicine treatment at the provider, clinical staff, non-clinical staff, patient, and organizational levels. These themes are a lack of behavioral medicine patient resources, a surfeit of stigmas surrounding treatmen.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2157-7420.2020.11.343

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