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Communications in Computer and Information Science

Building Sustainable Health Ecosystems

6th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2016, Tampere, Finland, September 16-18, 2016, Proceedings

Editors: Li, H., Nykänen, P., Suomi, R., Wickramasinghe, N., Widén, G., Zhan, M. (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2016, held in Tampere, Finland, in September 2016.

The 21 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 42 submissions. With the core topic "Building Sustainable Health Ecosystems" WIS 2016 focused on innovations and fresh ideas in the cross-section of urban living, information society and health as understood in a wide sense. The papers presented in this volume are organized along the following seven broad topics: 1. Macro level considerations of e-health and welfare, 2.Welfare issues of children, youth, young elderly and seniors, 3. Analytics issues of eHealth and welfare, 4. National/regional initiatives in eHealth and welfare, and 5. Specific topics of eHealth. The papers in these topics span qualitative and quantitative analysis, empirical surveys, case studies as well as conceptual work.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)
  • Bridging the Gap - Health, Technology and Intermediaries

    Lahtiranta, Janne

    Pages 3-14

  • Tactile Maps - Safety and Usability

    Ojala, Stina (et al.)

    Pages 15-22

  • The Impact of Digitalization on the Medical Value Network

    Peltoniemi, Teijo

    Pages 23-36

  • Digital Health Literacy as Precondition for Sustainable and Equal Health Care – A Study Focussing the Users’ Perspective

    Pohl, Anna-Lena (et al.)

    Pages 37-46

  • Factors Affecting the Availability of Electronic Patient Records for Secondary Purposes – A Case Study

    Vikström, Antti (et al.)

    Pages 47-56

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eBook $59.99
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Softcover $74.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-44671-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Building Sustainable Health Ecosystems
Book Subtitle
6th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2016, Tampere, Finland, September 16-18, 2016, Proceedings
Editors
  • Hongxiu Li
  • Pirkko Nykänen
  • Reima Suomi
  • Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Gunilla Widén
  • Ming Zhan
Series Title
Communications in Computer and Information Science
Series Volume
636
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-44672-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-44672-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-44671-4
Series ISSN
1865-0929
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 267
Number of Illustrations
50 illustrations in colour
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