Trends in voice characteristics in patients with heart failure

2022-04-27T16:20:32+02:00March 3rd, 2022|

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is characterised by the heart’s incapacity to pump sufficient blood to meet the body’s metabolic needs. It afflicts over 64 million people worldwide and is increasing in prevalence. The high hospital readmission rates do not only pose a tremendous burden on patient’s health [...]

Frontiers in Digital Health 2022 Call for Papers on Scaling Up Health IT

2022-02-22T09:01:48+01:00February 12th, 2022|

Healthcare delivery is undergoing a rapid change from traditional processes towards the use of digital health interventions and personalized medicine. On one side, hospitals and health care providers are introducing hospital information systems, electronic health records and telemedicine solutions for more efficient workflows within and beyond [...]

Digitalization of Inflammatory Biomarkers for Chronic Systemic Inflammation (CSI)

2022-04-28T09:42:52+02:00January 1st, 2022|

Several studies have shown robust evidence between the chronic systemic inflammation (CSI) and increasing risk of various non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and mortality.  As opposed to an acute inflammatory response that is characterised as a temporary upregulation of inflammatory activity in response to a threat (e.g., bacterial infection), [...]

Book: The Digital Pill: What Everyone Should Know about the Future of Our Healthcare System

2021-06-22T15:01:33+02:00May 5th, 2021|

Information technology is changing healthcare in numerous wide-ranging aspects, including significantly improving the overall quality of patient care and therefore helping to reduce limitations in people's daily lives. The Digital Pill reflects on how digital technologies can combat chronic diseases including diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular, respiratory and neurodegenerative diseases [...]

I feel BEDDA – A Vocal Biomarker for Subclinical Depression

2022-03-12T14:16:18+01:00March 1st, 2021|

Worldwide millions of people are suffering from depression. This trend is fueled by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the pandemic long-term negative effects on mental health including depression are expected. Given this high prevalence and steady influx of new cases, focusing on treating depression alone is [...]

RADAR: Wearable-Based Dysglycemia Detection and Warning in Diabetes

2021-12-10T12:48:08+01:00January 1st, 2021|

Diabetes mellitus affects approximately 537 million people worldwide, and a doubling of cases is expected within the next 25 years. The economic burden manifests in yearly expenditures of at least USD 966 billion. For most people with diabetes, self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is of utmost importance [...]

MobileCoach Open Source Platform

2020-11-07T23:24:16+01:00October 14th, 2020|

The vision of the MobileCoach platform is to create fully-automated digital interventions. Due to a modular and extendable structure as well as an architecture rooted in the logics and legal claims of open-source software, the MobileCoach lays a fruitful ground for digital interventions in several [...]

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