healthy me website logohealthy.me: an online system for health

Participate in research and use a website called Healthy.me to manage your health!

This research is conducted by the Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, and is approved by:
    UNSW Human Research Ethics Committee, approval # HC10109 and HC12213
    Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) National Research and Evaluation Ethics Committee, approval # NREEC 12-005



What is Healthy.me?

Healthy.me is a new website developed by the Centre for Health Informatics at the University of New South Wales.
It is designed with the following features to help you manage your health:



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What is the purpose of this study?

  • You are invited to participate in either a 6-month or 12-month study of the Healthy.me website, designed to help you manage your health.
  • We currently have two studies running and you can choose to be involved in either one of these studies.
  • Your participation is important. It will help us build a better system to help you manage your health.

What are the studies about?
  • Using Healthy.me to manage your sexual health
  • Using Healthy.me to manage your asthma

Can I participate in the sexual health study?
  • If you are 18 - 29 years old, and
  • Have easy access to the Internet and email on at least a monthly basis


Can I participate in the asthma study?
  • If you are 18 years or older, and
  • Have been diagnosed with asthma, and
  • Have easy access to the Internet and email on at least a monthly basis


What do I need to do?
  • Use the Healthy.me website for the duration of the study if you are assigned to the testing/intervention group.
  • Answer short questionnaires online before, during, and after the study.
    Note: If you decide to participate, you are free to withdraw your consent and to discontinue participation at any time without prejudice.

What browsers should I use for this website?
  • We recommend you use the latest version of Internet Explorer (8.x or higher), Firefox (3.x or higher) or Google Chrome (4.x or higher).
  • We do not recommend using Internet Explorer 7.x for this website.

Who are the investigators in the study?
  • Please click here to see the list of investigators involved in the sexual health study.
  • Please click here to see the list of investigators involved in the asthma study.

Who can I contact for further information?
  • Please contact us (healthy.me@mq.edu.au) if you have any questions or would like additional information.