Ikääntyvien terveystietokäyttäytyminen ja hyödylliseksi koetut digitaaliset terveyspalvelut





terveyspalvelut [http://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p3307], terveyskäyttäytyminen [http://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p11100], informaatiokäyttäytyminen [http://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p24916], sähköiset palvelut [http://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p23542], ikääntyneet [http://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p2433], aikuiset [http://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p5590], käyttäjäkeskeinen suunnittelu [http://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p25802], e-terveys


We report findings of the project Taking Health Information Behaviour into Account: implications of a neglected element for successful implementation of consumer health technologies on older adults (HIBA) based at Åbo Akademi University. The results stress that a key reason for digital health services (e-health) not being used or considered useful is that they are developed without fully considering how they align with the life-context and everyday-information behaviours of their intended users. Older adults’ (50–70y) experiences of technologies and the information they convey vary and should be treated as two distinct facets of whether a particular service is found useful. Instead of focussing on specific systems, the emphasis of developing e-health services should be put on solving people’s changing needs relating to their everyday challenges, well-being, and access to information they themselves find useful.


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Huvila, I., Enwald, H., Eriksson-Backa, K., & Hirvonen, N. (2021). Ikääntyvien terveystietokäyttäytyminen ja hyödylliseksi koetut digitaaliset terveyspalvelut . Informaatiotutkimus, 40(3), 326–345. https://doi.org/10.23978/inf.109124