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DEPARTMENT: Labz

Coming together during a time of uncertainty

By XRDS Staff, July 2020

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SECTION: Features

Will digitization harm or help workers in healthcare?

Some worry that digitization leads to replacement of human labor in healthcare, thus leading to a decline in the demand for medical personnel's skills. What lessons can we draw from previous waves of automation?

By Sofia Hernnäs, April 2020

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Designing self-monitoring data for chronic care

When a self-monitoring tool is developed and implemented in chronic care nurses' work, it changes the way nurses accomplish their work, creating new requirements. This article is based on a design ethnographic study that helps us understand the implications of these changes.

By Kateřina Černá, April 2020

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Thermalytix

Using artificial intelligence, and an oft-ignored modality, an Indian startup develops an affordable, accessible, and non-invasive breast cancer screening solution.

By Siva Teja Kakileti, Himanshu Madhu, Thara Subramoni, Geetha Manjunath, April 2020

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Gerontechnology, digitalization, and the silver economy

Digitalization in healthcare is posed to change the way the older population is treated, the way health workers relate to them, and the participation of computing professionals in the mix.

By Peter Anderberg, April 2020

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DEPARTMENT: Labz

Using tech to improve health outcomes

By Ankush Pathak, April 2020

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Positive computing: a novel research field to promote human well-being

DEPARTMENT: Blogs

Positive computing: a novel research field to promote human well-being

After decades of remarkable leaps and bounds, is technology really helping to increase society's well-being?

By Gustavo Fortes Tondello, June 2017

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Getting dressed in tech

COLUMN: INIT

Getting dressed in tech

By Terrell R. Bennett, Julia Seiter, December 2013

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Quantified performance

SECTION: Features

Quantified performance

A look at how athletic performance can be measured outside of the laboratory.

By Christina Strohrmann, Gerhard Tröster, December 2013

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Fitness trackers

Fitness trackers

Digital activity sensors are no longer confined to research labs; they're in the wild and they come in lime green. They offer the promise to improve our health and even to affect the ways that we interact with others.

By Andrew Miller, December 2013

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Toward smartphone assisted personal rehabilitation training

Toward smartphone assisted personal rehabilitation training

When utilizing internal sensors, modern smartphones are inexpensive and powerful wearable devices for sensor data acquisition, processing, and feedback in personal daily health applications.

By Gabriele Spina, Oliver Amft, December 2013

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Capturing human motion one step at a time

Capturing human motion one step at a time

The design, construction, and deployment of a pressure-enhanced IMU system that fits in the bottom of your shoe.

By Rolf Adelsberger, December 2013

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mHealth @ UAH

mHealth @ UAH

New health care systems that integrate wearable sensors, personal devices, and servers promise to fundamentally change the way health care services are delivered and used.

By Mladen Milosevic, Aleksandar Milenkovic, Emil Jovanov, December 2013

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