Jill Quinn

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Cardiovascular disease risk factors (CVDRFs) increase the risk of dementia. The purpose of this study was to examine whether leisure activities (mental, physical, and social activities) modified the effect of CVDRFs on inflammatory markers and cognitive function in middle and old age. A secondary-data analysis study was conducted using data from 405(More)
We describe CARDIAC, a prototype for an intelligent conversational assistant that provides health monitoring for chronic heart failure patients. CARDIAC supports user initiative through its ability to understand natural language and connect it to intention recognition. The natural language interface allows patients to interact with CARDIAC without special(More)
We describe design and prototyping efforts for a Personal Health Management Assistant for heart failure patients as part of Project HealthDesign. An assistant is more than simply an application. An assistant understands what its users need to do, interacts naturally with them, reacts to what they say and do, and is proactive in helping them manage their(More)
—We describe CARDIAC, a prototype for an intelligent conversational assistant that provides health monitoring for chronic heart failure patients. CARDIAC supports user initiative through its ability to understand natural language and connect it to intention recognition. The spoken language interface allows patients to interact with CARDIAC without special(More)
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