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The Eighth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine


April 24 - 28, 2016 - Venice, Italy


The papers listed below have been selected as "Best Papers" based on the reviews of the original submission, the camera-ready version, and the presentation during the conference. For the awarded papers, a digital award will be issued in the name of the authors. The authors of these papers are also receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals or the IFSA Sensors & Transducers Journal.

eTELEMED 2016 Awarded Papers

Identifying Important Components for a Successful Life Style Change using an Online Complex e-health Intervention in General Practice – a Qualitative Interview Study
Carl J. Brandt, Jane Clemensen, Jesper Bo Nielsen, Jens Søndergaard

Big Data for Personalized and Persuasive Coaching via Self-monitoring Technology
Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen, Floor Sieverink, Liseth Siemons, Annemarie Braakman-Jansen

A Compact Dual-Band Antenna for Wearable e-Health Devices
Haider Raad, Casey White, Hussain Al-Rizzo, Ayman Isaac, Ali Hammoodi

A Short-Term Assessment of Cardiac Output by Using Instantaneous Pulse Rate Variability
Pei Chen Lin, Chia Chi Chang, Hung Yi Hsu, Tzu Chien Hsiao

Results of the Australian CSIRO National Multi-site Trial of At-home Telemonitoring for the Management of Chronic Disease
Branko Celler, Marlien Varnfield, Jane Li, Rajiv Jayasena, Ross Sparks, Surya Nepal, Leila Alem, Julian Jang-Jaccard, Simon McBride



Sense-Making in Complex Healthcare Domains: The Role of Technology in Every Day Lives of Youth Suffering from ME/CFS
Jorun Børsting, Alma Leora Culén

Performing Telecare: Recognizing New Nursing Care Practices
Annemarie van Hout, Ruud Janssen, Marike Hettinga

MoodLine and MoodMap: Designing a Mood Function for a Mobile Application with and for Young Patients
Maja van der Velden, Margaret Machniak Sommervold


MATH 2016 Awarded Papers

A Graph Framework for Multimodal Medical Information Processing
Georgios Drakopoulos, Vasileios Megalooikonomou

Textile Performance Assessment for Smart T-Shirt Development
Paolo Perego, Giuseppe Andreoni, Marco Tarabini


The following papers have been selected on the basis of their contents, specificaly for lending themselves to an interesting extended work. The authors of these papers are receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

eTELEMED 2016 Papers Invited for IARIA Journals

Supporting eHealth Innovations: an Insurer’s Perspective
Ruud Janssen, Sikke Visser, Elles Gyaltsen-Lohuis, Marike Hettinga

Promoting Patient Voices on the Internet
Marianne Vibeke Trondsen, Line Lundvoll Warth, Kari Dyb, Torsten Risør, Hege Kristin Andreassen

Online Information about Cancer Patient Pathways (CPP) in Norway
Heidi Gilstad

Designing in Rural Highland Contexts: Exploring the Role of Technology in Facilitating Human Connections
Tara French, Jeroen Blom, Sneha Raman

Patient-Centred Healthcare Team
Trine S Bergmo Bergmo, Birgitte Aabotsvik, Monika Eriksen, Elisabeth Kollnes, Marte F Larsen, Hege Mathisen, Anne Grethe Olsen, Johanne Aasen, Monika Dalbakk, Grete Jakobsen, Torunn I Johansen, Stian Kristoffersen, Veronica Sørensen, Stine Haustreis

Assessing Electronic Health Records: Are Basic Assumptions in “Health Technology Assessment” Useful?
Anne Granstrøm Ekeland

Denk je zèlf! Developing a Personalised Virtual Coach for Emotional Eaters using Personas
Aranka Dol, Olga Kulyk, Hugo Velthuijsen, Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen, Tatjana van Strien

Planning for Sustainability: Multiple Technologies for Different Care Models
Anthony Glascock, Rene Burke, Sherri Portnoy, Shaleea Shields

Co-creating with Stakeholders: Ideating eHealth Applications to Support Antibiotic Stewardship in Hospitals
Maarten van Limburg, Hans Ossebaard, Jobke Wentzel, Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen

Smartphone-Based Collaborative System for Wounds Tracking
Francis Faux, Rémi Bastide, Nathalie Souf, Rita Zgheib

Proposal for A KINECT-Based Auscultation Practice System
Yoshitoshi Murata, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Natsuko Miura, Yoshihito Endo

The Grid, Classification of eHealth Applications Towards a Better (re)Design and Evaluation
Saskia Akkersdijk, Saskia Kelders, Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen, Annemarie Braakman

Combining Personal Health Records and Relevant External Data Sources: A Way for Achieving New Outcomes for Personal Healthcare
Juha Puustjärvi, Leena Puustjärvi

The Value of Clinical Information Models and Terminology for Sharing Clinical Information
Rune Pedersen, Conceição Granja, Luis Marco Ruis

Evaluation of a Context-Specific Communication System Based on Smartphones: A Field Study of Use and Nurses’ expectations
Trine S. Bergmo, Elin Johnsen, Monika A. Johansen, Tejre Solvoll

Designing User Interfaces for Personal Health Assessment Questionaires: A Report From a Pilot Study
Conceição Granja, Kari Dyb, Stein Roald Bolle, Gunnar Hartvigse

Attribute-Based Authenticated Access for Secure Sharing of Healthcare Records in Collaborative Environments
Mohamed Abomhara, Huihui Yang

Core Archetypes The Means to Build Confidence Around the Power of Structured EPR Systems?
Gro-Hilde Ulriksen, Rune Pedersen

Concept Testing Toward a Patient-Validated Information Architecture
Tore Høgås, Torsten Risør, Marianne Trondsen, Line Lundvoll Warth, Kari Dyb, Hege Andreassen


DIGITAL HEALTHY LIVING 2016 Papers Invited for IARIA Journals

Re-establishing Interaction Through Design of Alternative Interfaces
Suhas Govind Joshi

ICT Platform for Cognitive Stimulation: Technological Description and Evaluation of Effectiveness and Impact of the Practice in Alzheimer’s Disease Patients
Andrea Caroppo, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano, Daniele Sancarlo, Grazia D'onofrio, Antonio Greco


MATH 2016 Papers Invited for IARIA Journals

iCARE: Telematic Platform for the Improvement of Home Care Services for Pediatric Palliative Care
Luca Bianconi, Cristiana Degano, Matteo Toma, Luca Manfredini, Federica Penco, Sandro Dallorso, Paolo Petralia, Riccardo Berta

Designing a Mobile Serious Game to Promote Healthy Lifestyles
Stefano Carrino, Maurizio Caon, Ian Dunwell, Dalia Morosini, Elena Mugellini

An Environmental and Wearable System Supporting Monitoring Services at Home for Elderly People
Giuseppe Andreoni, Marco Bocciolone, Paolo Perego, Marco Tarabini, Lucia Pigini, Gabriele Bovi, Valerio Gower, Claudia Panzarino, Maurizio Ferrarin

Development of Smart Garments and Accessories to Support Behaviour Change in Teen-agers: Considerations on the Use of Interactive Virtual Prototyping
Maria Renata Guarneri



The following papers have been found better fitting the topic range of the Journal of The International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA). The authors of these papers are receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to the IFSA Sensors & Transducers Journal.

eTELEMED 2016 Papers Invited to the IFSA Journal

Wearable Recognition System for Emotional States Using Physiological Devices
Ali Mehmood Khan, Michael Lawo

DIGITAL HEALTHY LIVING 2016 Papers Invited to the IFSA Journal

Smartphone-based Optical System for Blood Coagulation Self-monitoring
Ramji Sitaraman Lakshmanan, Vitaly Efremov

MATH 2016 Papers Invited to the IFSA Journal

Textile Performance Assessment for Smart T-Shirt Development
Paolo Perego, Giuseppe Andreoni, Marco Tarabini


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