Journal article

Barriers and facilitators to the availability of efficacious self-directed digital health tools for adults living with cancer and their caregivers: A systematic literature review and author survey study.

Adeola Bamgboje-Ayodele, Allan 'Ben' Smith, Camille E Short, Joanna E Fardell, Joanne Shaw, Lisa Beatty, Kristen Higgins, Perri R Tutelman, Christine T Chambers, Afaf Girgis

Patient Educ Couns | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to examine barriers and facilitators to the dissemination of efficacious self-directed digital health tools for adults affected by cancer, and quantify funding used to develop and evaluate these digital health tools. METHODS: We conducted: (1) a systematic literature review to identify efficacious self-directed digital health tools for adults affected by cancer, published between 2009 and 2019 and (2) an author survey to identify barriers and facilitators to dissemination of those tools, grant funding and the user centredness of their design (UCD) process. RESULTS: Of 1314 screened articles, 29 articles describing 26 tools met the inclusion criteria. From 26 surve..

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