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Social Media as Catalyzer for Connected Health: Hype or Hope? Perspectives from IMIA Working Groups
Salumedia Com, Spain; Qatar Comp Research Institute, Qatar.
Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, Human-Centered systems. Linköping University, Faculty of Science & Engineering.
University of Victoria, Canada.
Graz University, Austria.
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2016 (English)In: NURSING INFORMATICS 2016: EHEALTH FOR ALL: EVERY LEVEL COLLABORATION - FROM PROJECT TO REALIZATION, IOS PRESS , 2016, Vol. 225, 602-604 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The Internet and social media are becoming ubiquitous technologies that are transforming the health sector. Social media has become an avenue for accessing, creating and sharing health information among patients and healthcare professionals. Furthermore, social media has become a key feature in many eHealth solutions, including wearable technologies, Big Data solutions, eLearning systems, Serious Games, Medical imaging, etc. These hyper-connected technologies are facilitating a paradigm shift towards more connected health. In this panel, representatives of different IMIA Working Groups will explore how both hope and hype contribute to social medias catalyzing role in creating connected health solutions.

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IOS PRESS , 2016. Vol. 225, 602-604 p.
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, ISSN 0926-9630
Keyword [en]
m-Health; Mobile Health; Social Media; Public Health Informatics; Consumer Health Informatics; Connected Health; Patient Safety
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Human Computer Interaction
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-132568DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-658-3-602ISI: 000385238600120ISBN: 978-1-61499-658-3; 978-1-61499-657-6 OAI: diva2:1046663
13th International Conference on Nursing Informatics
Available from: 2016-11-14 Created: 2016-11-14 Last updated: 2016-11-14

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