Models, Theoretical

Model for Service Delivery for Developmental Disorders in Low-Income Countries.

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Dec 02, 2015

As in many low-income countries, the treatment gap for developmental disorders in rural Pakistan is near 100%. We integrated social, technological, and business innovations to develop and pilot a potentially sustainable service for children with developmental disorders in 1 rural area.

The Scaling of Human Contacts and Epidemic Processes in Metapopulation Networks.

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Oct 19, 2015

We study the dynamics of reaction-diffusion processes on heterogeneous metapopulation networks where interaction rates scale with subpopulation sizes.

Re-Identification Risk versus Data Utility for Aggregated Mobility Research Using Mobile Phone Location Data.

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Oct 16, 2015

Mobile phone location data is a newly emerging data source of great potential to support human mobility research. However, recent studies have indicated that many users can be easily re-identified based on their unique activity patterns.

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Validating self-reported mobile phone use in adults using a newly developed smartphone application.

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Oct 16, 2015

OBJECTIVE: Interpretation of epidemiological studies on health effects from mobile phone use is hindered by uncertainties in the exposure assessment. We used a newly developed smartphone application (app) to validate self-reported mobile phone use and behaviour among adults.

Combining conceptual graphs and argumentation for aiding in the teleexpertise.

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Jul 04, 2015

Current medical information systems are too complex to be meaningfully exploited. Hence there is a need to develop new strategies for maximising the exploitation of medical data to the benefit of medical professionals.

The eHealth Enhanced Chronic Care Model: a theory derivation approach.

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Apr 06, 2015

BACKGROUND: Chronic illnesses are significant to individuals and costly to society. When systematically implemented, the well-established and tested Chronic Care Model (CCM) is shown to improve health outcomes for people with chronic conditions.

A knowledge model driven solution for web-based telemedicine applications.

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Sep 11, 2009

Building knowledge-based telemedicine systems to deliver high quality services is still a challenge. The availability and capability of different human, communication and material resources play an important role in the telemedical task management process especially in emergency scenarios.

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