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Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and his delegation meet CDHI

2019-05-17T22:31:45+02:00May 6th, 2019|

Today, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Finance and Chairman of National Research Foundation (NRF) of Singapore, Mr. Heng Swee Keat visited ETH Zurich. His visit focussed on research in health science and its translation to society. During the visit, Prof. Dr. Florian von Wangenheim, Head of [...]

Benefit Move: Deposit Contracts for Health Behaviour Change

2020-03-13T12:09:44+01:00November 13th, 2017|

There is overwhelming evidence that adding financial incentives to existing interventions for health behaviour change improves their efficacy. However, there are still questions regarding the sustainability of the effects after the incentives have been removed and what would be the optimal design of an incentive. Furthermore, a major [...]

Benefit StepCoach: A study to understand the working alliance of a virtual/human coach with the user.

2020-03-13T11:04:56+01:00November 13th, 2017|

The study focuses on eHealth, or more specifically, the comparison between guided (human-supported) and unguided (self-help) digital eHealth interventions. Previous research has shown that when comparing the effectiveness of guided versus unguided eHealth interventions the results are inconsistent (Joiner, Nam & Whittemore, 2017; Kelders, Bohlmeijer, Pots & [...]

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