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Original Article
The Effects of a Mobile Computerized System for Individual Tailored Home Care Services in a City
Nam Hee Park, Rang Jang, Jung Young Kim, Myoung Soo Kim
Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing 2012;23(1):71-81.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.0000/jkachn.2012.23.1.71
Published online: March 31, 2012

1Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Inje University, Busan, Korea.

2Visiting Health Manager, Health Promotion Division, Busan Metropolitan City, Busan, Korea.

3Visiting Health Supervisor, Health Promotion Division, Busan Metropolitan City, Busan, Korea.

4Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea.

• Received: October 31, 2011   • Revised: February 28, 2012   • Accepted: March 13, 2012

Copyright © 2012 Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing

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  • Purpose
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the process and outcome of a mobile computerized system for individual home visiting healthcare.
  • Methods
    A nonequivalent control group non-synchronized design was employed for this study. The newly constructed system was administered to 80 healthcare providers in the experimental group for 8 weeks. Data were analyzed using descriptive analysis, t-test, and ANCOVA with the SPSS 18.0 program.
  • Results
    In the process stage, the difference in the frequency of computerized information usage between the experimental and control groups was significant as 8.88±3.20 and 7.08±2.92, respectively (t=3.90, p<.001). In the outcome evaluation stage, all kinds of healthy lifestyle such as alcohol use, nutrition, weight management and mental health were not improved.
  • Conclusion
    The findings of this study showed that the revised mobile computerized system was an effective device for individual visiting healthcare providers. Further advanced strategies for using this system should be developed and applied in a broad range of community healthcare.
Table 1
Characteristics of Reconstructed Program
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Table 2
General Characteristics of Participants
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Exp.=experimental group; Cont.=control group.

Fisher exact test.

Table 3
Procedure Evaluation - Taking Time for Home Visiting Healthcare Activity
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Exp.=experimental group; Cont.=control group.

ANCOVA.

Table 4
Procedure Evaluation - Frequency of Computerized Information Usage and Informatics Competency of the Healthcare Provider
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ANCOVA.

Table 5
Outcome Evaluation: Satisfaction of Healthcare Provider and Healthy Lifestyle Change of Home Visiting Client
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