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Engaging in large-scale digital health technologies and services. What factors hinder recruitment?

O'Connor, Siobhan and Mair, Frances S. and Lennon, Marilyn and Bouamrane, Matt-Mouley and O'Donnell, Kate (2015) Engaging in large-scale digital health technologies and services. What factors hinder recruitment? In: Digital Healthcare Empowering Europeans. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 210 . IOS Press, pp. 306-310. ISBN 978-1-61499-511-1

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Implementing consumer oriented digital health products and services at scale is challenging and a range of barriers to reaching and recruiting users to these types of solutions can be encountered. This paper describes the experience of implementers with the roll-out of the Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) programme. The findings are based on qualitative analysis of baseline and midpoint interviews and project documentation. Eight main themes emerged as key factors which hindered participation. These include how the ...