Papers & Presentations

Below is a list of our published papers and presentations, along with links to some of our work.


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The SOARING team at The Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, 2014

Papers

Taylor J, Hartzler AL, Osterhage KP, Demiris G, Turner AM. Monitoring for change: the role of family and friends in helping older adults manage personal health information. JAMIA. 2018. Available from: [Link]

Hartzler AL, Osterhage K, Demiris G, Phelan EA, Thielke SM, Turner AM. Understanding views on everyday use of personal health information: Insights from community dwelling older adults. Informatics for Health and Social Care. 2017. Available from: [Link]

Sakaguchi-Tang D, Bosold A, Choi Y, Turner AM. Patient Portal Use and Experience Among Older Adults: Systematic Review. JMIR Medical Informatics. 2017; 5(4):38. Available from: [Link]

Turner AM, Osterhage K, Loughran J, Painter I, Demiris G, Hartzler AL, Phelan EA. Emergency information management needs and practices of older adults: A descriptive study. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 2017. Available from: [Link]

Turner AM, Osterhage K, Hartzler A, Joe J, Lin L, Kanagat N, Demiris G. Use of Patient Portals for Personal Health Information Management: the Older Adult Perspective. American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium Proceedings. 2015. Available from: [Link]

Presentations/Abstracts

Kang Y, Osterhage K, Turner AM. Personal Health Information Management of older adults in the home health care setting. Presented At: International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG). 2017; San Francisco, CA.

Demiris G, Turner AM, Capurro D. Informatics Tools as Facilitators for Patient Engagement. Presented At: MedInfo. 2017; Hangzhou, China.

Kang Y, Osterhage K, Turner AM. The Role of Home Health Care Nurses in Older Adult Health Information Management. Presented At: Washington State Public Health Association. 2017; Wenatchee, WA.

Turner A, Osterhage K, Hartzler A, Demiris G. Just in case: older adults and information for health-related emergencies. Presented At: Washington State Public Health Association Annual Conference (WSPHA). 2016; Wenatchee, WA.

Turner A, Choi Y, Osterhage K. Health Literacy and Personal Health Information Management (PHIM) in Older Adults. Presented At: Health Literacy Research Conference (HARC). 2016; Bethesda, MD.

Turner A, Osterhage K, Hartzler A, Demiris G. It’s in the Fridge: The practices of older adults in managing advanced directives and other emergency information. Presented At: Home Healthcare and Hospice Information Technology Conference (H3IT). 2016; Chicago, IL.

Turner A, Demiris G, Lazar A, Reeder B. Engaging older adults in the design, implementation and evaluation of Health IT. Presented At: American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium (AMIA). 2016; Chicago, IL.

Turner A, Osterhage K, Joe J, Hartzler A, Lin L, Demiris G. Use of patient portals: Personal health information management in older adults. Presented At: MEDINFO. 2015; São Paulo, Brazil. Available from: [Link]

Turner A, Osterhage K, Joe J, Hartzler A, Lin L, Demiris G. Patient Portals: an innovative potential for partnership between older adult patients and their health providers . Presented At: Washington State Public Health Association. 2015; Wenatchee, WA.

Turner A, Demiris G, Osterhage K, Hartzler A, Joe J. Keeping It Close: Emergency Information and Older Adults. Presented At: Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. 2015; Orlando, FL.

Turner A, Hartzler A, Osterhage K. Addressing the Personal Health Information Management Needs of Older Adults: The SOARING Project. Presented At: Geriatric Research Conference. 2014; Veteran's Administration / University of Washington.

Turner A, Osterhage K, Hartzler A. SOARING: Investigating the health information needs and practices of older adults. Presented At: Washington State Public Health Association Annual Conference. 2014; Wenatchee, WA.

Hartzler A, Osterhage K, Beeson T, Demiris G, Phelan E, Thielke S, Turner A. Defining Wellness Through the Voice of Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Presented At: The Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. 2014; Washington, DC.

Turner A, Osterhage K, Hartzler A, Demiris G. Personal health information management in older adults: Use of patient portals. Presented At: H3IT. 2014; Washington, DC. Available from: [Link]

Turner A, Osterhage K, Hartzler A, Beeson T, Thielke S, Phelan E, Demiris G. Addressing the Personal Health Information Management Needs of Older Adults: The SOARING Project. Presented At: The Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. 2014; Washington, DC.