Could a novel App replace hospital visits in the obesity therapy for adolescents?

2021-09-24T10:18:16+02:00September 24th, 2021|

In their randomized, controlled, not blinded study, the authors Aikaterini Stasinaki, Dirk Büchter, Chen-Hsuan (Iris) Shih, Katrin Heldt, Sabine Güsewell, Björn Brogle, Nathalie Farpour-Lambert, Tobias Kowatsch, and Dagmar l’Allemand examined the effects of a novel intervention with biofeedback exercises, the PathMate2 app, on BMI-SDS, body composition, physical performance, and stress parameters. Their control group had a usual behavioural and [...]

Digital Health VADIAN innovation prize and symposium on the managment of chronic diseases – Application for startups open until October 15

2021-09-21T15:51:05+02:00September 21st, 2021|

The prestigious Digital Health VADIAN innovation prize takes place this year on November 25, 2021, at the Kantonsspital St. Gallen. It is embedded in the daylong symposium "Management of chronic diseases - Added value through digital health". The symposium focuses on the global view of chronic [...]

CAS ETH in Digital Health, First Cohort February 2022

2021-09-15T14:34:00+02:00September 15th, 2021|

ETH Certificate in Advanced Studies in Digital Health, First Cohort February 2022 The promise of more personalized, patient‐centered and outcomes‐based healthcare is real, worthy, and within reach (Harvard Business Review, October 2019). Global digital health equity funding grew by 73% to reach $8.4B in Q3’20 — setting a [...]

Guest Lecture by A. Baki Kocaballi on Envisioning Human-AI Relationships in Everyday and Healthcare Settings, 29 September 2021

2021-09-16T14:21:33+02:00September 14th, 2021|

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 10 a.m. About A. Baki Kocaballi Baki Kocaballi is a Lecturer at the School of Computer Science, UTS, and an Honorary Research Fellow at Macquarie University. He holds a PhD degree in Interaction Design from the University of Sydney. [...]

Digital Health Project Course, Fall Semester 2021, ETH Zurich

2021-09-20T18:09:43+02:00September 14th, 2021|

Can medical Alexas make us more healthy? (The New York Times, April 2021), Wearables as a tool for measuring therapeutic adherence in behavioral health (npj Digital Medicine, May 2021), Improving community healthcare screenings with smartphone‐based AI technologies (The Lancet Digital Health, May 2021), Predictive analytics and tailored [...]

Digital Health Course, Fall Semester 2021, University of St. Gallen

2021-09-14T14:38:43+02:00September 14th, 2021|

Can medical Alexas make us more healthy? (The New York Times, April 2021), Wearables as a tool for measuring therapeutic adherence in behavioral health (npj Digital Medicine, May 2021), Improving community healthcare screenings with smartphone‐based AI technologies (The Lancet Digital Health, May 2021), Predictive analytics and tailored [...]

CDHI participates at HackZurich 2021 – Join our challenge “Stay comfy and get healthy” from Sept 24- Sept 26!

2021-09-02T10:19:23+02:00September 2nd, 2021|

The CDHI will present the "Stay comfy and get healthy" challenge together with CSS at this year's HackZurich, Europe's biggest hackathon. Here, the world's best tech talents, representing several elite universities, collaborate on highly innovative web-, mobile- and hardware applications during a 40-hours hybrid hackathon. It [...]

New lecture series “SanktGaller Gesundheitsforum” starting in September 2021

2021-08-25T15:19:41+02:00August 25th, 2021|

Please note the upcoming lecture series called "SanktGaller Gesundheitsforum" organized by the School of Medicine of the University of Sankt Gallen. The lecture series starts in September 2021 and comprises six lectures including networking apero. Local healthcare experts will cover topics concerning the local St. Gallen [...]

New publication on the effects of a novel mobile health intervention on body mass index, physical capacities and stress parameters in adolescents with obesity

2021-08-04T11:05:42+02:00July 23rd, 2021|

In their research article titled "Effects of a novel mobile health intervention compared to a multicomponent behaviour changing program on body mass index, physical capacities and stress parameters in adolescents with obesity: a randomized controlled trial", Aikaterini Stasinaki et al. investigated PathMate2, a mobile health intervention [...]

Nomination of Prof. Dr. Kowatsch’ course “Digital Health Project” for the prestigious KITE Award 2022!

2021-07-15T21:22:22+02:00July 15th, 2021|

We are excited to announce that Prof. Dr. Kowatsch has been nominated for the prestigious KITE Award 2022 for his course "Digital Health Project"! The KITE Award 2022, dedicated to teaching projects and initiatives developed at ETH during its semesters of remote teaching, aims at recognising [...]

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