Affective Computing and Affective Interaction: Emotion in Technology

Affective computing is the study and development of systems and devices that can recognize, interpret, process, and simulate human affects (Wikipedia). “As Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Interaction Design moved from designing and evaluating work-oriented applications towards dealing with leisure-oriented applications, such as games, social computing, art, and tools for creativity, we have had to consider e.g. what constitutes an experience, how to deal with users’ emotions, and understanding aesthetic practices and experiences. ” (via interaction-design.org). Affecting Computing Introduction to AffectiveRead more

eHealth Workshops @ FoI11

The “new air” on eHealth and mobile is just at the beginning @ Frontiers of Interaction 2011: new discussions, ideas and experiences outlining new mHealth frontiers have been traced in the PHI workshop (see videos) “Transforming health with nomad devices. The initial presentation was then followed by a one hour working session where we divided the audience in to three groups, each focused on brainstorming a different opportunity/scenario for mHealth: Point of Care Patient Education/Compliance Physician Education Each group hadRead more

User Generated Health

Criss Hogg speaks about “User Generated Health” @ Stanford’s CS247 Computer Human Interaction Design Studio: “the value of user-generated data and its ability to reconnect us to our bodies and our health”. Embended below the slides.Read more

Future of Health

The analysis in PSFK‘s Future of Health Report, has yielded a number of insights: of course, Mobile technology is a  catalyst for change. The report details 15 trends that will impact health and wellness around the word: SMS Consultation Distance Learning Temporary Community Handheld Hospital Tracking Matters Remote Diagnostics DIY Check up Picturing our Health Wellness Tracking Gaming for Health Offline web Mobile distributed Wealth Off the Grid Energy Hacking Healthcare BIO-Medical Picturing   PSFK presents Future Of Health http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=futureofhealth-slideshareversion-100801104636-phpapp01&stripped_title=psfk-presents-future-of-health&userName=PSFK ViewRead more

Health 2.0 Conference: Publicis Healthware International with paginemediche.it is present in “Patients and Online Communities”

Health 2.0 conference: paginemediche.it is present in “Patients and Online Communities“ Publicis Healthware International will be present at the Health 2.0 conference 2010, on 6th of April, in Paris. Roberto Ascione (Managing Director of Publicis Healthware International) will speak about paginemediche.it , the first italian ehealth web portal. Paginemediche.it is considered an excellent sample of patients and physicians community where services and informations are available in order to accomplish their needs. Roberto personally will transmits feelings, news and more from the event, inRead more

Health 2.0 Conference 2010 – Publicis Healthware c’è!

Health 2.0 Europe è la più importante conferenza nel panorama eHealth, una grande occasione per capire come sta cambianto il modo di comunicare/fare salute. L’edizione del 2010 fa tappa per la prima volta in Europa, e… ci saremo anche noi! Roberto Ascione, presidente di Publicis Healthware, sarà chiamato a presentare lesperienza vincente di paginemediche.it, portale italiano leader nel suo settore. Per maggiori informazioni: http://www.health2con.com/Read more

Ontology-Driven Semantic Interoperability in eHealth

The Semantic Interoperability workshop was organised on June 22-23 in the framework of the epSOS project. The goal of this meeting was to advance the evolution of eHealth systems in the direction of semantic interoperability. The use and integration of terminologies and associated coding systems as well as ontology-based knowledge representation were two key topics of the workshop. more info: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=5108Read more