Journal article

eHealth Technologies for Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Viral Hepatitis: A Systematic Review.

James Haridy, Guru Iyngkaran, Amanda Nicoll, Geoffrey Hebbard, Edmund Tse, Timothy Fazio

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND & AIMS: Chronic viral hepatitis is a leading cause of worldwide liver-related morbidity and mortality, despite the availability of effective treatments that reduce or prevent complications in most patients. Electronic-health (eHealth) technologies have potential to intervene along the whole cascade of care. We aimed to summarize available literature on eHealth interventions with respect to conventional screening, diagnostic and treatment outcomes in chronic hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV). METHODS: We systematically reviewed MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane Library and international conference abstracts, including studies published from 2009 - 2020. Overall 80 studies were includ..

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