Lovis, Christian

Motivational Factors for User Engagement with mHealth Apps.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

The widespread adoption of smartphones creates an enormous potential to improve healthcare services. Numerous apps, sensors, and devices are developed for health self-management purposes. However, adoption rates remain low and long-term user engagement is a major issue.

A Mobile App (BEDSide Mobility) to Support Nurses' Tasks at the Patient's Bedside: Usability Study.

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Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: The introduction of clinical information systems has increased the amount of clinical documentation. Although this documentation generally improves patient safety, it has become a time-consuming task for nurses, which limits their time with the patient.

Connecting Parents to a Pediatric Emergency Department: Designing a Mobile App Based on Patient Centred Care Principles.

Publication Date: 
Oct 17, 2017

INTRODUCTION: Patient centred care fosters a holistic approach of care switching the focus from a disease perspective to a patient's experience perspective. Patient centred care is of particular importance in the context of paediatric emergency medicine.

Smartphones to Access to Patient Data in Hospital Settings: Authentication Solutions for Shared Devices.

Publication Date: 
May 08, 2017

Although mobile devices become more and more common in clinicians' hands, transforming them into an institutional tool to access electronic health record information at the patient's bedside still raises many questions.

Influence of Pedometer Position on Pedometer Accuracy at Various Walking Speeds: A Comparative Study.

Publication Date: 
Oct 07, 2016

BACKGROUND: Demographic growth in conjunction with the rise of chronic diseases is increasing the pressure on health care systems in most OECD countries. Physical activity is known to be an essential factor in improving or maintaining good health.

User-Centric eHealth Tool to Address the Psychosocial Effects of Sickle Cell Disease.

Publication Date: 
Jun 23, 2016

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most prevalent blood inherited disorder in the world. Patients suffer from several chronic issues, comorbidities and high-mortality rates. Despite its prevalence, the disease remains largely ignored.

Understanding usage patterns of handheld computers in clinical practice.

Publication Date: 
Dec 04, 2002

Handheld computers are commonly used in clinical practice and often considered invaluable by physicians. Though full of promise, the technology is still costly and literature assessing its real use in clinical practice remains scarce.

INCA - Individual Nomad Clinical Assistant - supporting nurses with mobile devices.

Publication Date: 
Aug 09, 2012

INTRODUCTION: A completely structured nursing record has been deployed in the 8 hospitals of the University hospitals of Geneva. Even with laptops, the access to the records restrains nurses' mobility during their bedside work. It has lead to a strong demand for mobile devices.