E & I: Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
Researchers have an opportunity to develop assistive applications that empower people to change unhealthy habits through monitoring their behavior. Mobile applications can enhance self-monitoring by providing real-time feedback and employing persuasive technology. The projects presented demonstrate the potential of persuasive, assistive applications for both chronically ill and healthy individuals.
health informatics; patient-centered; assistive applications; preventative applications; mobile computing
Health Services Research | Science and Technology Studies
Kay Connelly, Anne Faber, Yvonne Rogers, Katie A. Siek, and Tammy R. Toscos (2006).
Mobile Applications that Empower People to Monitor their Personal Health.. E & I: Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik.123 (4), 124-128. Springer.