Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Lecturer, Programme Lead MSc Healthcare Management
Neubeck, L., Cartledge, S., Dawkes, S., & Gallagher, R. (2017). Is there an app for that? Mobile phones and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Current Opinion in Cardiology, 32(5), (567-571). doi:10.1097/hco.0000000000000428. ISSN 0268-4705
Purpose of review
Advances in technology coupled with increased penetration of mobile phones and smart devices are rapidly changing healthcare delivery. Mobile phone applicati...
O'Connor, S., Jolliffe, S., Stanmore, E., Renwick, L., Schmitt, T., & Booth, R. (2017). A mixed study systematic review of social media in nursing and midwifery education: Protocol. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(8), (1989-1996). doi:10.1111/jan.13310. ISSN 0309-2402
Aim: To synthesize evidence on the use of social media in nursing and midwifery education.
Background: Social media is one type of online platform that is being explored to de...
Richtering, S. S., Morris, R., Soh, S., Barker, A., Bampi, F., Neubeck, L., …Redfern, J. (2017). Examination of an eHealth literacy scale and a health literacy scale in a population with moderate to high cardiovascular risk: Rasch analyses. PLoS ONE, 12(4), (e0175372). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0175372. ISSN 1932-6203
Electronic health (eHealth) strategies are evolving making it important to have valid scales to assess eHealth and health literacy. Item response theory methods, ...
Chief Scientists Office
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common abnormal heart rhythm affecting more than 1-million people in Scotland. People with AF are five-times more likely to have a stroke and twice as likely to die, comp...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing area with patients and healthcare professionals using applications (apps) on smartphones to help them manage chronic illness. Dementia is a growing problem...
Digital Health Institute
Secondary detection of atrial fibrillation post stroke.
Richtering, S. S., Hyun, K., Neubeck, L., Coorey, G., Chalmers, J., Usherwood, T., …Redfern, J. (2017). eHealth Literacy: Predictors in a Population With Moderate-to-High Cardiovascular Risk. JMIR Human Factors, 4(1), e4. doi:10.2196/humanfactors.6217
Background: Electronic health (eHealth) literacy is a growing area of research parallel to the ongoing development of eHealth interventions. There is, however, little and conf...
Coorey, G. M., Neubeck, L., Usherwood, T., Peiris, D., Parker, S., Lau, A. Y. S., …Redfern, J. (2017). Implementation of a consumer-focused eHealth intervention for people with moderate-to-high cardiovascular disease risk: protocol for a mixed-methods process evaluation. BMJ Open, 7(1), (e014353). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014353. ISSN 2044-6055
Technology-mediated strategies have potential to engage patients in modifying unhealthy behaviour and improving medication adherence to reduce morbidity and mortality from car...
O’Connor, S., Hanlon, P., O’Donnell, C. A., Garcia, S., Glanville, J. & Mair, F. S. (2016). Understanding factors affecting patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 16(120)doi:10.1186/s12911-016-0359-3
Numerous types of digital health interventions (DHIs) are available to patients and the public but many factors affect their ability to engage and enrol in them. Th...
Neubeck, L., Coorey, G., Peiris, D., Mulley, J., Heeley, E., Hersch, F. & Redfern, J. (2016). Development of an integrated e-health tool for people with, or at high risk of, cardiovascular disease: the consumer navigation of electronic cardiovascular tools (CONNECT) web application. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 96, 24-37. doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.01.009. ISSN 1386-5056
Background: Cardiovascular disease is the leading killer globally and secondary prevention substantiallyreduces risk. Uptake of, and adherence to, face-to-face preventive prog...
Devlin, A. M., McGee-Lennon, M., O’Donnell, C. A., Bouamrane, M., Agbakoba, R., O’Connor, S., …Mair, F. S. (2015). Delivering digital health and well-being at scale: lessons learned during the implementation of the dallas program in the United Kingdom. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 23(1), 48-59. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocv097. ISSN 1067-5027
To identify implementation lessons from the United Kingdom Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) program-a large-scale, national technology progra...
O’Connor, S., & Andrews, T. (2015). Mobile Technology and Its Use in Clinical Nursing Education: A Literature Review. Journal of Nursing Education, 54(3), 137-144. doi:10.3928/01484834-20150218-01
Nursing students face a variety of challenges to learning in clinical practice, from the theory–practice gap, to a lack of clinical supervision and the ad hoc nature of learni...
Zarabzadeh, A., O’Donoghue, J., O’Connor, Y., O’Kane, T., Woodworth, S., Gallagher, J. & O’Connor, S. (2013). Variation in health care providers’ perceptions: decision making based on patient vital signs. Journal of Decision Systems. 22(3), 168-189. doi:10.1080/12460125.2013.817063. ISSN 1246-0125
Clinical decision making plays an imperative role when delivering healthcare services. To assist healthcare practitioners in decision making activities, Early Warning Scorecar...
Gwynne, K., Flaskas, Y., O'Brien, C., Jeffries, T. L., McCowen, D., Finlayson, H., …Freedman, B. (2016). Opportunistic screening to detect atrial fibrillation in Aboriginal adults in Australia. BMJ Open. 6(11), e013576. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013576. ISSN 2044-6055
Introduction There is a 10-year gap in life expectancy between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. The leading cause of death for Aboriginal Australians is cardiovascul...
O'Connor, Y., O'Connor, S., Heavin, C., Gallagher, J., & O'Donoghue, J. (2016). Sociocultural and Technological Barriers Across all Phases of Implementation for Mobile Health in Developing Countries. In D. Al-Jumeily, A. Hussain, C. Mallucci, & C. Oliver (Eds.), Applied Computing in Medicine and Health, 212-230. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-803468-2.00010-2
In recent years scholars are realising the importance of examining mobile health (mHealth) implementation in developing countries. A vast array of research exists which focuse...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The "Scotland 2030 Vision” project seeks to build on internal research funding from Edinburgh Napier University to engage citizens in gaining their social, economic and cultural aspirations for the f...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
To determine the feasibility of carrying out a phase 4 study on the clinical and health economic impact of implementing telemonitoring of BP as routine practice for the majority of patients with raise...