Journal of biomedical informatics

A Markov Approach for Increasing Precision in the Assessment of Data-Intensive Behavioral Interventions.

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Jan 01, 0000

Health interventions using real-time sensing technology are characterized by intensive longitudinal data, which has the potential to enable nuanced evaluations of individuals' responses to treatment.

Persuasive Technology to Support Active and Healthy Ageing: an exploration of Past, Present, and Future.

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Jan 01, 0000

The age of the population worldwide is rapidly increasing, bringing social and economic challenges. Persuasive technology can alleviate the burden on traditional healthcare services when used to support healthy behaviors, for instance in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases.

An overview on the emerging area of identification, characterization, and assessment of health apps.

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Jan 01, 0000

The need to characterize and assess health apps has inspired a significant amount of research in the past years, in search for methods able to provide potential app users with relevant, meaningful knowledge.

Challenges and Solutions Implementing an SMS Text Message-based Survey CASI and Adherence Reminders in an International Biomedical HIV PrEP Study (MTN 017).

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: We implemented a text message-based Short Message Service computer-assisted self-interviewing (SMS-CASI) system to aid adherence and monitor behavior in MTN-017, a phase 2 safety and acceptability study of rectally-applied reduced-glycerin 1% tenofovir gel compared to oral emtricitabi

Practical and Secure Telemedicine Systems for User Mobility.

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Jan 01, 0000

The application of wireless devices has led to a significant improvement in the quality delivery of care in telemedicine systems. Patients who live in a remote area are able to communicate with the healthcare provider and benefit from the doctor consultations.

Systematic review of smartphone-based passive sensing for health and wellbeing.

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Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVE: To review published empirical literature on the use of smartphone-based passive sensing for health and wellbeing.

OmniPHR: A Distributed Architecture Model to Integrate Personal Health Records.

Publication Date: 
May 26, 2017

The advances in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) brought many benefits to the healthcare area, specially to digital storage of patients' health records.

3D Interactive Surgical Visualization System using Mobile Spatial Information Acquisition and Autostereoscopic Display.

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May 23, 2017

Three-dimensional (3D) visualization of preoperative and intraoperative medical information becomes more and more important in minimally invasive surgery.

Envisioning the Future of 'Big Data' Biomedicine.

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Apr 03, 2017

In our era of digital biomedicine, data take many forms, from "omics" to imaging, mobile health (mHealth), and electronic health records (EHRs).

Application of Human Augmentics: A Persuasive Asthma Inhaler.

Publication Date: 
Feb 14, 2017

This article describes a tailored health intervention delivered on a mobile phone platform, integrating low-literacy design strategies and basic principles of behavior change, to promote increased adherence and asthma control among underserved minority adolescents.

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