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eHealth

eHealth, (sometimes called digital health), is concerned with promoting, empowering and facilitating health and wellbeing with individuals, families and communities and the enhancement of professional practice through the use of information management and Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Use this guide to find information resources about eHealth including books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 13/07/2020

Key Resources

RCN: Digital roles and innovations
  • This careers resource has been developedto help registered nurses and the clinical support workforce across the UK understand the range of nursing roles appearing due to the digital evolution of work across health and social care.
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A journey together Royal College of Nursing (2018) A journey together to understand the digital future of nursing in the UK. London: RCN.
Every nurse an enurse Royal College of Nursing (2018) Every nurse an E-nurse: insights from a consultation on the digital future of nursing. London: RCN.
Health and Social Care Board (2016) eHealth and Care Strategy for Northern Ireland. Belfast: Health and Social Care Board.
Health education England - improving digital Health Education England and Royal College of Nursing (2017) Improving digital literacy. London: RCN/HEE. 
HEE Health Education England (2018) A health and care digital capabilities framework. London: HEE.
The Scottish Government (2017) Realising Scotland’s full potential in a digital world: a digital strategy for Scotland. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government. 
Scottish Government, COSLA and NHS Scotland (2018) Scotland’s digital health and social care strategy: enabling, connecting and empowering. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government.
We would like to thank the RCN eHealth member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

Van Gemert-Pijnen L, Kelders SM, Kip H and Sanderman R (eds.) (2018) eHealth research, theory and development: a multi-disciplinary approach, Routledge: Milton. Van Gemert-Pijnen L, Kelders SM, Kip H and Sanderman R (eds.) (2018) eHealth research, theory and development: a multi-disciplinary approach. Routledge: Milton.
McGonigle D and Mastrian K G (2018) Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge. 4th edn. Jones and Bartlett Learning, Burlington. McGonigle D and Mastrian K G (2018) Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge. 4th edn. Jones and Bartlett Learning, Burlington.
Carroll W M (ed.) (2020) Emerging technologies for nurses: implications for practice. New York: Springer. Carroll W M (ed.) (2020) Emerging technologies for nurses: implications for practice. New York: Springer.
Hardy L R (ed.) (2020) Fast facts in health informatics for nurses. New York: Springer. Hardy L R (ed.) (2020) Fast facts in health informatics for nurses. New York: Springer.
Khandpur R S (2017) Telemedicine: technology and applications (mHealth, TeleHealth and eHealth). New Delhi: PHI Learning.
O'Neil I (2019) Digital health promotion: a critical introduction. Cambridge: Polity Press. O'Neil I (2019) Digital health promotion: a critical introduction. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Rinaldi New Perspectives Rinaldi G (2017) New perspectives in medical records: meeting the needs of patients and practitioners. Cham: Springer International Publishing. 
Istepanian R and Woodward B (2016) M-Health: fundamentals and applications, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press. Istepanian R and Woodward B (2016) M-Health: fundamentals and applications. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press.
Lubliner Lubliner D J (2016) Biomedical informatics: an introduction to information systems and software in medicine and health. London: CRC Press.

Book subject searches

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Journal articles

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Journals

Journal cover - Digital health Journals of interest for eHealth. Use these links to see details of availability.

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Emma Taylor

Author of this guide

RCN Library and Archive Service

Page last updated - 13/07/2020