Niilo Saranummi

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Laxminarayan, defined the goal as " to report on the latest developments of how IT is applied for harnessing medical, biological, and healthcare programs. " I took over after him as EiC in 2002, and now, after two terms, six years in total, it is my turn to hand over the Transactions to the incoming EiC, Dr. Yuan-Ting Zhang. I will use this opportunity to(More)
The main objective of the MOSAIC project is to accelerate innovation in Mobile Worker Support Environments by shaping future research and innovation activities in Europe. The modus operandi of MOSAIC is to develop visions and illustrative scenarios for future collaborative workspaces involving mobile and location-aware working. Analysis of the scenarios is(More)
Health care monitoring system can be characterized as the combination of communication technology and biometric sensor nodes. Patients' care monitoring is a part of telemedicine monitoring, in which HTTP (Hypertext Transfer protocol) is used to access information from devices which have the internet connection. In this paper, we present a design of an(More)
BACKGROUND There is a strong will and need to find alternative models of health care delivery driven by the ever-increasing burden of chronic diseases. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this 1-year trial was to study whether a structured mobile phone-based health coaching program, which was supported by a remote monitoring system, could be used to improve the(More)
Distributed health information and communication technologies (ICT) applications tend to fail in the marketplace. A framework comprising of four pillars is constructed that explains the reasons of failure and how the trajectory from idea to a product in the marketplace could be managed more successfully
INTRODUCTION In a nutshell, this chapter is about directions and guidelines for ICT to build Personal Guidance Systems that can provide support to healthy people and motivate them to undertake healthier behaviors. We called this ideal system HealthPGS, and we will describe in this chapter its conceptual foundations, its functionalities and candidate(More)
The article addresses the problem of how to create sustainable change in health c a r e. I t b ui l ds on tw o on-g oi n g ca s e s tu di es w h i ch ex am i n e en d e av ou r s t o develop system innovations for delivering high quality services more efficiently. The early stages of these innovation processes are studied through the lens of multiple-level(More)
This is a working paper, and its orientation and contents do not indicate the position of the European Commission or its services. Neither the European Commission nor any person acting on its behalf is responsible for the use that might be made of the information in this report. The authors are also grateful to the experts invited to participate, who(More)