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Dr John Waldon

Research Development Advisor Maori

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Project Title: New Zealanders' attitudes towards access to Electronic Health Records

This project investigates public attitudes towards sharing confidential personal health information held in electronic health records (EHRs).
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Date Range: 2007 - 2008

Funding Body: Health Research Council of New Zealand

Project Team:

Research Outputs

Journal

Whiddett, D., Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Norris, T., & Waldon, J. (2016). Consent and widespread access to personal health information for the delivery of care: A large scale telephone survey of consumers' attitudes using vignettes in New Zealand. BMJ Open. 6(8)
[Journal article]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Glover, M., Waldon, J., Manaena-Biddle, H., Holdaway, M., & Cunningham, C. (2009). Barriers to best outcomes in breastfeeding for Māori: Mothers' perceptions, Whānau perceptions, and services. Journal of Human Lactation. 25(3), 307-316
[Journal article]Authored by: Cunningham, C., Waldon, J.
Hunter, IM., Whiddett, RJ., Norris, A., McDonald, BW., & Waldon, JA. (2009). New Zealanders' attitudes towards access to their electronic health records: Preliminary results from a national study using vignettes. Health Informatics Journal. 15(3), 212-228
[Journal article]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Hunter, IM., Whiddett, RJ., Norris, AC., McDonald, BW., & Waldon, JA. (2009). Information sharing using information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the wider primary care team. The Journal on Information Technology in Healthcare. 7(4), 222-232
[Journal article]Authored by: Hunter, I., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Hunter, I., Whiddett, R., Norris, T., McDonald, B., & Waldon, J. (2009). Information sharing using information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the wider primary care team. Journal on Information Technology in Healthcare. 7(4), 222-232
[Journal article]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Glover, M., Manaena-Biddle, H., & Waldon, J. (2007). Influences that affect Maori women breastfeeding.. Breastfeeding review : professional publication of the Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia. 15(2), 5-14
[Journal article]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Gray, D., Pulver, LJ., Saggers, S., & Waldon, J. (2006). Addressing indigenous substance misuse and related harms. Drug and Alcohol Review. 25(3), 183-188
[Journal article]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Al-Delaimy, WK., & Waldon, JA. (2006). Hair in maori culture: An example of transcultural research [4]. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 30(5), 486-487
[Journal article]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Waldon, JA. (2004). Looking back to go forward. DJIADI: Monograph of the Muru Marri Indigenous Health Research Unit Research Day 2004. 1(1), vii-viii
[Journal article]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Waldon, JA. (2004). Oranga kaumatua: Perceptions of health in older Maori people. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand. (23), 167-180
[Journal article]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Waldon, JA. (2001). The treaty and the rights of the child the case of hepatitis B. A paper prepared for the Child Health Forum Conference. (10), 73-84
[Journal article]Authored by: Waldon, J.

Book

Waldon, J. (2011). Tamariki Maori: Protection and Rights of Maori Children. In VMH. Tawhai, & K. Gray-Sharp (Eds.) ‘Always Speaking’: The Treaty of Waitangi and Public Policy. (pp. 143 - 158). Wellington, New Zealand: Huia Publishers
[Chapter]Authored by: Waldon, J.Edited by: Gray-Sharp, K., Tawhai, V.

Thesis

Waldon, JA. (2001). Rapua Te Ora A Role of Budget Holding in the Provision of Public Health Services for Maori.. (Master's Thesis, University of Otago)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Waldon, J.

Report

Waldon, JA., Taylor, G., Moore, D., Frengley, S., Ludbrook, R., Davies, E., . . . Birks, S. (2003). Children and youth in Aotearoa: The Family Environment. Action for Children & Youth Aotearoa.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Davis, PR., Haretuku, R., Allport, T., Waldon, JA., & Pompallier, T. (2003). Children and youth in Aotearoa: Maori tamariki and rangatahi. Action for Children and Youth Aotearoa.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Cunningham, CW., Waldon, JA., & Collins, M. (2001). Leveraging Alternative Models of Purchasing Services for Maori. Massey University, School of Maori Studies.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Waldon, J.

Conference

Whiddett, RJ., hunter, I., Mcdonald, B., norris, A., & Waldon, J. (2017). User acceptance of Electronic Health Records: the relationship between comfort levels and consent. , 31 Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Whiddett, R., Hunter, I., McDonald, BW., Norris, A., & Waldon, J. (2017). User acceptance of electronic health records: the relationship between comfort levels and consent. Poster session presented at the meeting of EHPS 2017 31st annual conference of European Health Psychology Society. Padua, Italy
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Whiddett, RJ., Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Norris, T., & Waldon, J. (2014). Trust and perceived risk as determinants of peoples willingness to share personal health information. , 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Hunter, IM., Whiddett, RJ., Norris, AC., Mcdonald, B., & Waldon, JA. (2009). Myths and realities of having personal health information in primary care. In The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Conference 2009: The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hunter, I., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Whiddett, R., Hunter, I., Norris, T., McDonald, B., & Waldon, J.A model of patients' attitudes in E-health.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Whiddett, RJ., Hunter, IM., Norris, AC., McDonald, BW., & Waldon, JA. (2009). A model of patients attitudes in E-health. In 20th Australasian Conference on Information Systems(pp. 25 - 25). , 20th Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2009: Monash University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Whiddett, R., Hunter, I., Norris, T., McDonald, B., & Waldon, J. (2009). A model of patients' attitudes in e-health. 12th Australian Conference on Knowledge Management and Intelligent Decision Support, ACKMIDS 09 and 20th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, ACIS 2009. (pp. 111 - 120).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Hunter, IM., Whiddett, RJ., Norris, AC., McDonald, BW., & Waldon, JA. (2009). Information sharing using information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the wider primary care team. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare (ICICTH). (pp. 102 - 110).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Hunter, IM., Norris, AC., Whiddett, RJ., Waldon, JA., & McDonald, BW. (2008, May). The current health care information environment in New Zealand: Patient attitudes towards sharing health information. Presented at 7th Annual Electronic Health Records Summit. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Hunter, IM., Whiddett, RJ., Norris, AC., McDonald, BW., & Waldon, JA. (2008). New Zealanders' attitudes towards access to electronic health records - preliminary results from a national study using vignettes. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research (ISHIMR). (pp. 99 - 112).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Waldon, JA. (2004, September). Maori children and translation of the child health questionnaire. Presented at Health Outcomes 2004: 10th Annual National Health Outcomes Conference. Canberra, ACT.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Waldon, JA., & Black, TE. (2003, August). Tihei Mauri Ora - Health Indicators and well being for Tamariki. Presented at 9th Annual National health Outcomes Conference. Canberra, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Waldon, JA. (2003, April). Maori research and sampling. Presented at Survey Methodology workshop: Sampling for Equal Explanatory Power Workshop. Hongoeka Marae, Plimmerton, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Waldon, JA. (2002, September). Epidemiology and Maori perceptions of mental health need in a rural community. Presented at AEA Australian Epidemiology Association Annual Conference. Welington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Waldon, JA. (2002, June). Hepatitis B: Where to with the EPI?. Presented at Public Health Association of New Zealand National Conference. University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Waldon, JA. (2001, June). Maori Child Health Needs -A Social Epidemiological Odyssey. Presented at THe oddyssey Advances. Canberra, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Waldon, J.
Waldon, JA.(2000). Indigenous health outcome best bets, best buys: a process for community health outcomes. Paper presented at the meeting of Health Outcomes for the Nation: Best bets and best buys International Conference on Health outcomes
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Waldon, J.

Other

Hunter, IM., Norris, AC., Whiddett, RJ., Waldon, JA., & McDonald, BW. (2008, February). Better care, without compromising privacy -the consumers' viewpoint. In Heath Informatics NZ Seminar, Beginning to Understand Health Information Privacy. Presented at Wellington, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hunter, I., McDonald, B., Waldon, J., Whiddett, R.
Waldon, JA. (2001, June). Whaia te oranga Maori - Finding health for Joe Average. : Massey University Te Putahi a Toi School of Maori Studies.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Waldon, J.

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
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Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2014 - Heather Heron-Speirs - Doctor of Philosophy
    Understanding the cancer-related distress and coping of men from provincial New Zealand: 'Bullet proof' meets radical prostatectomy