PUBLICATIONS

    2024

    Chan, W.S., Cheng, W.Y., Lok, S.H.C., Cheah, A.K.M., Lee, A.K.W., Ng, A.S.Y., Kowatsch, T., Short-Term Efficacy of Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia With Different Types of Coaching: A Randomized Controlled Comparative Trial, JMIR Mental Health (JMH), 10.2196/51716 (forthcoming).

    Pfitzer, E., Bitomsky, L., Nißen, M., Kausch, C., Kowatsch, T., Success factors of growth-stage digital health companies: protocol for a systematic literature review, medRxiv , 10.1101/2024.05.06.24306674.

    Paersch, C., Recher, D.A., Schulz, A., Heininger, M., Schlup, B., Künzler, F., Homan, S., Kowatsch, T., Fisher, A.J., Horn, A., Kleim, B., Self-Efficacy Effects on Symptom Experiences in Daily Life and Early Treatment Success in Anxiety Patients, medRxiv , 10.1101/2024.05.06.24306674.

    Arnet, S., Nißen, M., von Wangenheim, F., Don’t be a hamster! Social appeals to curb panic buying at the point-of-sale, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 79, 103884. 10.1016/j.jretconser.2024.103884 . [PDF]

    Nißen, M., Beuter, R., Rydzewski, M., Pappert, J., Unlocking the Potential of Digital Health Technologies: The Role of Health Insurance Companies in Shaping the Digital Healthcare Ecosystem, In Proc. of the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up, 21-23 February 2024, Rome, Italy. 10.5220/0012402200003657 . [PDF]

    Vinay, R., Probst, J., Huynh, P., Schlögl, M., Kowatsch, T., Nißen, M., Top-funded digital health companies offering lifestyle interventions for dementia prevention: Company overview and evidence analysis, medRxiv, 2024.03.29.24305069, 10.1101/2024.03.29.24305069. [PDF]

    Bérubé, C., Nißen, M., Vinay, R., Geiger, A., Budig, T., Bhandari, A., Pe Benito, C.R., Ibarcena, N., Pistolese, O., Li, P., Sawad, A.B., Fleisch, E., Stettler, C., Hemsley, B., Berkovsky, S., Kowatsch, T., Kocaballi, A.B., Proactive Behavior in Voice Assistants: A Systematic Review and Conceptual Model, Computers in Human Behavior Reports 14:100411, 10.1016/j.chbr.2024.100411. [PDF]

    Sels, L., Homan, S., Reis, H., Horn, A., Revol, J., Scholz, U., Kowatsch, T., Kleim, B., Perceived Responsiveness in Suicidal Ideation: An Experience Sampling Study in Psychiatric Patients, Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior 10.1111/sltb.13095 (forthcoming).

    Lüscher, J., Horn, A., Meier, T., Huber, Z.M., Lüthi, S., Pauly, T., Boateng, G., Kowatsch, T., Fleisch, E., Bodemann, G., Scholz, U., Radtke, T., Mata, J., Social Relationships as a Source of Resilience: Implications for Health and Well-Being, Abstract presented at 53rd DGPs and 15th ÖGP Congress 2024, Vienna, Austria, 18 September 2024 (forthcoming).

    Jakob, R., Lepper, N., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Predicting early user churn in a public digital weight loss intervention, CHI ’24: Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 2024, Article 994, 10.1145/3613904.3642321.

    Devittori, G., Akeddar, M., Retevoi, A., Schneider, F., Cvetkova, V., Dinacci, D., Califfi, A., Rossi, P., Petrillo, C., Kowatsch, T., Lambercy, O., Towards RehabCoach: Design and Preliminary Evaluation of a Conversational Agent Supporting Unsupervised Therapy after Stroke, In Proc. of IEEE RAS EMBS 10th International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2024), 1-4 September 2024 Heidelberg, Germany (forthcoming).

    Hauser-Ulrich, S., Lienhard, N., Künzli, H., Kowatsch, T., MISHA – A Chatbot-delivered Stress Management Coaching for Students: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial, JMIR mHealth and uHealth (JMU) 10.2196/54945 (forthcoming).

    Castro, O., Mair, J., Zheng, S., Yan, X., Chakraborty, B., Tan, S., Van Dam, R., von Wangenheim, F., Fleisch, E., Griva, K., Kowatsch, T., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., The LvL UP trial: Protocol for a sequential, multiple assignment, randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a blended holistic mobile lifestyle intervention, 12th Annual International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Meeting, Limerick, Ireland, 2-6 June 2024, Abstract & Poster (forthcoming).

    Bérubé, C., Maritsch, M., Lehmann, V., Kraus, M., Feuerriegel, S., Züger, T., Wortmann, F., Stettler, C., Fleisch, E., Kocaballi, A.B., Kowatsch, T., Multimodal In-Vehicle Hypoglycemia Warning for Drivers with Type-1 Diabetes: Design and Evaluation in Simulated and Real-World Driving, JMIR Human Factors, 10.2196/46967.

    Giger, O.F., Pfitzer, E., Mekniran, W., Gebhardt, H., Fleisch, E., Jovanova, M., Kowatsch, T., Collaboration and Innovation Patterns in Diabetes Ecosystems, medRxiv, 2024.2004.2025.24306351, 10.1101/2024.04.25.24306351.

    Huynh, P., Fleisch, E., Brändle, M., Kowatsch, T., Jovanova, M., Digital Health Technologies for Metabolic Disorders in Older Adults: A Scoping Review Protocol, medRxiv, 2024.03.29.24305069, 10.1101/2024.02.26.24303372.

    Brügger, V., Kowatsch, T., Jovanova, M., Wearables and smartphones for modifiable risk factors in metabolic health: a scoping review protocol, medRxiv, 2024.2004.2015.24305819.

    Schlieter, H., Gand, K., Marsch, L.A., Chan, W.S., Kowatsch, T., Editorial: Scaling-up health-IT—sustainable digital health implementation and diffusion, Frontiers in Digital Health, Vol. 6, 10.3389/fdgth.2024.1296495. .

    Huynh, P., Brändle, M., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Jovanova, M., Digital Health Technologies for Metabolic Disorders in Older Adults: A Scoping Review, 12th Annual International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Meeting, Limerick, Ireland, 2-6 June 2024, Abstract & Poster (forthcoming).

    Pfitzer, E., Birte, J., Kowatsch, T., Harmonizing Innovation and Regulation: Swiss Health Insurance Navigates Digital Health Technologies for Enhanced Patient Engagement, In Proc of the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up; ISBN 978-989-758-688-0; ISSN 2184-4305, SciTePress, 833-837, 10.5220/0012368300003657. [PDF]

    Liebich, A., Jacob, L., Kowatsch, T., Aligning strategies: How digital health technologies are used by a Swiss insurance company to foster a sustainable healthcare landscape, In Proc of the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up; ISBN 978-989-758-688-0; ISSN 2184-4305, SciTePress, 894-899, 10.5220/0012402400003657. [PDF]

    Schläpfer, S., Schneider, F., Santhanam, P., Eicher, M., Kowatsch, T., Witt, C., Barth, J., Engagement with a Relaxation and Mindfulness Mobile App: Exploratory Analysis of Usage Data and Self-Reports from a Randomized Controlled Trial in People with Cancer, JMIR Cancer, 10.2196/52386 (forthcoming).

    Mekniran, W., Kramer, J., Kowatsch, T., Reimagining Preventive Care and Digital Health: A Paradigm Shift in a Health Insurance’s Role, In Proc of the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up; ISBN 978-989-758-688-0; ISSN 2184-4305, SciTePress, 852-858, 10.5220/0012400300003657. [PDF]

    Brasier, N., Frobert, O., De Ieso, F., Meyer, D., Kowatsch, T., Ghaffari, R., The potential of wearable sweat sensors in heart failure management, Nature Electronics, 10.1038/s41928-024-01136-w.

    Brügger, V., Kowatsch, T., Jovanova, M., Mapping the landscape of digital health tool measures for monitoring and managing modifiable lifestyle behaviors to promote metabolic health: A scoping review, 12th Annual International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Meeting, Limerick, Ireland, 2-6 June 2024, Abstract & Poster (forthcoming). [PDF]

    Hesse, N., Kowatsch, T., Jovanova, M., Advancing Prevention of Metabolic Disorders: Wearables and passive sensing for non-invasive blood glucose prediction among non-insulin dependent individuals, 12th Annual International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Meeting, Limerick, Ireland, 2-6 June 2024, Abstract & Poster (forthcoming).

    Sou, D., Gruener, M.R., Bischof, A., Santhanam, P., Kowatsch, T., Nißen, M.K., VOGUE: Influence of the Menstrual Cycle on Technology Usage, 12th Annual International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Meeting, Limerick, Ireland, 2-6 June 2024, Abstract & Poster (forthcoming).

    Sou, D., Budig, T., Kowatsch, T., Kuhlmeier, F., von Wangenheim, F., Nißen, M.K., The Impact of Menstrual and Mental Health on Patients’ Interactions with a Healthcare Chatbot, Menarche Menstruation Menopause and Mental Health (4M) Conference 2024, 20-21 June, University of Exeter, UK, Abstract & Poster (forthcoming).

    The RAISE Consortium, ., To do no harm — and the most good — with AI in health care, Nature Medicine, 10.1038/s41591-024-02853-7, Note: T. Kowatsch, as Responsible AI for Social and Ethical Healthcare (RAISE) consortium member, represents the Institute for Implementation Science in Health Care at the University of Zurich, the School of Medicine at the University of St.Gallen, and the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics at ETH Zurich.

    The RAISE Consortium, ., To Do No Harm — and the Most Good — with AI in Health Care, New England Journal of Medicine AI, 1(3), 10.1056/AIp2400036, Note: T. Kowatsch, as Responsible AI for Social and Ethical Healthcare (RAISE) consortium member, represents the Institute for Implementation Science in Health Care at the University of Zurich, the School of Medicine at the University of St.Gallen, and the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics at ETH Zurich.

    Huynh, P., Kruschitz, E., Kowatsch, T., What needs to change to make digital health successful? A perspective of the Austrian healthcare provider MavieNext, In Proc of the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up; ISBN 978-989-758-688-0; ISSN 2184-4305, SciTePress, 859-864, 10.5220/0012401000003657.

    Bitomsky, L., Hollender, J., Nißen, M.K., Kowatsch, T., Navigating Germany’s Digital Health Ecosystem: Insights from a Health Insurance Industry Expert, In Proc. of the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up; ISBN 978-989-758-688-0; ISSN 2184-4305, SciTePress, 865-870, 10.5220/0012401500003657.

    Giger, O.F., Bensch, C., Kowatsch, T., Transforming NCD Business Models in Switzerland: CSS Insurance Perspective, In Proc of the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up; ISBN 978-989-758-688-0; ISSN 2184-4305, SciTePress, 846-851, 10.5220/0012400100003657.

    Castro, O., Mair, J., von Wangenheim, F., Kowatsch, T., Taking Behavioral Science to the Next Level: Opportunities for the Use of Ontologies to Enable Artificial Intelligence-driven Evidence Synthesis and Prediction, In Proc of the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – HEALTHINF; ISBN 978-989-758-688-0; ISSN 2184-4305, SciTePress, 671-678, 10.5220/0012437300003657.

    Schneider, C., Nißen, M.K., Kowatsch, T., Vinay, R., Impact of digital assistive technologies on the quality of life for people with dementia: a scoping review, BMJ Open, 14(2), 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-080545.

    Maritsch, M., Föll, S., Lehmann, V., Styger, N., Bérubé, C., Kraus, M., Feuerriegel, S., Kowatsch, T., Züger, T., Fleisch, E., Wortmann, F., Stettler, C., Smartwatches for noninvasive hypoglycemia detection during cognitive and psychomotor stress, Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 26(3), 1133-1136 10.1111/dom.15402.

    Cohen Rodrigues, T., de Buisonjé, D., Reijnders, T., Santhanam, P., Kowatsch, T., Breeman, L.D., Janssen, V., Kraaijenhagen, R., Atsma, D., Evers, A., Human Cues in Ehealth to Promote Lifestyle Change: An Experimental Field Study to Examine Adherence to Self-Help Interventions, Internet Interventions, Vol. 35 10.1016/j.invent.2024.100726 .

    Lehmann, V., Züger, T., Maritsch, M., Notter, M., Schallmoser, S., Bérubé, C., Albrecht, C., Kraus, M., Feuerriegel, S., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Lagger, S., Laimer, M., Wortmann, F., Stettler, C., Machine learning to infer a health state using biomedical signals – detection of hypoglycemia in people with diabetes while driving real cars, New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) AI, Aloa2300013.10.1056/AIoa2300013 .

    de Buisonjé, D., Reijnders, T., Cohen Rodrigues, T., Santhanam, P., Kowatsch, T., Breeman, L.D., Janssen, V., Kraaijenhagen, R., Kemps, H., Evers, A., Less stick more carrot? Increasing the uptake of deposit contract financial incentives for physical activity: A randomized controlled trial, Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 70, 10.1016/j.psychsport.2023.102532.

    Ulrich, S., Gantenbein, A.R., Zuber, V., Von Wyl, A., Kowatsch, T., Künzli, H., Development and Evaluation of a Smartphone-Based Chatbot Coach to Facilitate a Balanced Lifestyle in Individuals With Headaches (BalanceUP App): Randomized Controlled Trial, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Vol. 26, e50132, 10.2196/50132.

    Bérubé, C., Lehmann, V., Maritsch, M., Kraus, M., Feuerriegel, S., Wortmann, F., Züger, T., Stettler, C., Fleisch, E., Kocaballi, A.B., Kowatsch, T., Effectiveness and User Perception of an In-Vehicle Voice Warning for Hypoglycemia: Development and Feasibility Trial, JMIR Human Factors, Vol. 11, e42823, 10.2196/42823.

    2023

    Schneider, C., Kowatsch, T., Vinay, R., Impact of digital assistive technologies on the quality of life for people with dementia: protocol for a scoping review, BMJ Open, 13:e077017, 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-077017 .

    Ulrich, S., Lienhard, N., Künzli, H., Kowatsch, T., Mindfulness Focused Stress Management Chatbot (MISHA) for Students: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial, JMIR Preprints, 04/12/2023:54945, 10.2196/preprints.54945.

    Martinengo, L., Lin, X., Jabir, A., Kowatsch, T., Atun, R., Car, J., Tudor Car, L., Conversational Agents in Health Care: Expert Interviews to Inform the Definition, Classification and Conceptual Framework, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 25(e50767) 10.2196/50767.

    Langholm, C., Kowatsch, T., Bucci, S., Cipriani, A., Torous, J., Exploring the Potential of Apple SensorKit and Digital Phenotyping Data as New Digital Biomarkers for Mental Health Research, Digital Biomarkers, 7 (1): 104–114, 10.1159/000530698.

    Mair, J., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Augsburger, M., Frese, B., Abend, S., Jakob, R., Kowatsch, T., Haug, S., Effective Behavior Change Techniques in Digital Health Interventions for the Prevention or Management of Noncommunicable Diseases: An Umbrella Review, Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 57 (10), 817-835, 10.1093/abm/kaad041.

    Zheng, S., Edney, S.M., Goh, C.H., Tai, B.C., Mair, J., Castro, O., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Kowatsch, T., Van Dam, R., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Effectiveness of holistic mobile health interventions on diet, and physical, and mental health outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Lancet eClinicalMedicine, Vol. 66, 102309, 10.1016/j.eclinm.2023.102309.

    Bösch, M., Baty, F., Rassouli, F., Kowatsch, T., Joerger, M., Früh, M., Brutsche, M., Non-pharmaceutical Interventions to Optimize Cancer Immunotherapy, OncoImmunology, 12 (1), 10.1080/2162402X.2023.2255459.

    Olaru, G., van Scheppingen, M., Stieger, M., Kowatsch, T., Flückiger, C., Allemand, M., The effects of a personality intervention on satisfaction in 10 domains of life: Evidence for increases and correlated change with personality traits, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 125(4), 902–924 10.1037/pspp0000474.

    Ollier, J.B., Suryapalli, P., Fleisch, E., von Wangenheim, F., Mair, J., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Kowatsch, T., Can digital health researchers make a difference during the pandemic? Results of the single-arm chatbot-led Elena+: Care for COVID-19 interventional study , Frontiers in Public Health, 11, 10.0.13.61/fpubh.2023.1185702.

    Chan, W.S., Cheng, W.Y., Lok, S.H.C., Cheah, A.K.M., Lee, A.K.W., Ng, A.S.Y., Kowatsch, T., How to Optimize Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (dCBTi)? A Randomized Controlled Comparative Trial of dCBTi With Different Types of Coaching Support, JMIR Preprints. 09/08/2023:51716 10.2196/preprints.51716.

    Mishra, V., Künzler, F., Kramer, J., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Kotz, D.F., Detecting Receptivity for mHealth Interventions, GetMobile: Mobile Computing and Communications, 27 (2), 23–28, 10.1145/3614214.3614221.

    Kurapov, A., Kalaitzaki, A., Keller, V., Danyliuk, I., Kowatsch, T., The mental health impact of the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war six months after the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Frontiers in Psychiatry, Sec. Anxiety and Stress Disorders, 14, 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1134780.

    Naegelin, M., Weibel, R.P., Kerr, J., Schinazi, V.R., La Marca, R., von Wangenheim, F., Hoelscher, C., Ferrario, A., An interpretable machine learning approach to multimodal stress detection in a simulated office environment, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 139, 10.1016/j.jbi.2023.104299.

    Wu, F., Nägele, M., Cleres, D., Haider, T., Fleisch, E., Ruschitzka, F., Flammer, A., Barata, F., Trends in voice characteristics in patients with heart failure (VENTURE) in Switzerland: Protocol for a longitudinal observational pilot study, Plos one, 18(4), 10.1371/journal.pone.0283052 .

    Bierbauer, W., Bermudez, T., Bernardo, A., Fleisch-Silvestri, R., Hermann, M., Schmid, J.P., Kowatsch, T., Scholz, U., Predicting physical activity following cardiac rehabilitation: A longitudinal observational study, Rehabilitation Psychology. Advance online publication. 10.1037/rep0000490.

    Teepe, G., Lukic, Y., Kleim, B., Jacobson, N.C., Schneider, F., Santhanam, P., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Development of a digital biomarker and intervention for subclinical depression: study protocol for a longitudinal waitlist control study, BMC Psychology 11, 186. 10.1186/s40359-023-01215-1.

    Weibel, R.P., Kerr, J., Naegelin, M., Ferrario, A., Schinazi, V.R., La Marca, R., Hoelscher, C., von Wangenheim, F., Virtual reality-supported biofeedback for stress management: Beneficial effects on heart rate variability and user experience, Computers in Human Behavior, 141, 10.1016/j.chb.2022.107607.

    Shim, J., Fleisch, E., Barata, F., Wearable-based accelerometer activity profile as digital biomarker of inflammation, biological age, and mortality using hierarchical clustering analysis in NHANES 2011–2014, Scientific Reports, 13, 9326, 10.2337/dc22-2290.

    Lehmann, V., Föll, S., Maritsch, M., van Weenen, E., Kraus, M., Lagger, S., Odermatt, K., Albrecht, C., Fleisch, E., Züger, T., Wortmann, F., Stettler, C., Noninvasive Hypoglycemia Detection in People With Diabetes Using Smartwatch Data, Diabetes Care, 46(5), 993-997, 10.2337/dc22-2290.

    Kerr, J., Naegelin, M., Benk, M., von Wangenheim, F., Meins, E., Viganò, E., Ferrario, A., Investigating Employees’ Concerns and Wishes Regarding Digital Stress Management Interventions With Value Sensitive Design: Mixed Methods Study, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 25, e44131, 10.2196/44131.

    Kurapov, A., Danyliuk, I., Loboda, A., Kalaitzaki, A., Kowatsch, T., Klimash, T., Predko, V., Six Months into the War: A First-Wave Study of Stress, Anxiety, and Depression among in Ukraine, Frontiers in Psychiatry, 14:1190465, 10.3389/fpsyt.2023.1190465.

    Lindner, S., Stieger, M., Rüegger, D., Kowatsch, T., Flückiger, C., Mehl, M.R., Allemand, M., How Is Variety in Daily Life Related to the Expression of Personality States? An Ambulatory Assessment Study, European Journal of Personality, 10.1177/08902070221149593.

    Barata, F., Cleres, D., Tinschert, P., Shih, I., Rassouli, F., Boesch, M., Brutsche, M., Fleisch, E., Nighttime Continuous Contactless Smartphone-Based Cough Monitoring for the Ward: Validation Study, JMIR Formative Research (7) 1, 10.2196/38439. [PDF]

    Mair, J., Castro, O., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Frese, B., von Wangenheim, F., Tai, E.S., Kowatsch, T., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Exploring the potential of mobile health interventions to address behavioural risk factors for the prevention of noncommunicable diseases in Asian populations: a qualitative study, BMC Public Health 23, 753, 10.1186/s12889-023-15598-8 .

    Lehmann, V., Züger, T., Maritsch, M., Kraus, M., Albrecht, C., Bérubé, C., Feuerriegel, S., Wortmann, F., Kowatsch, T., Styger, N., Lagger, S., Laimer, M., Fleisch, E., Stettler, C., Machine learning for non-invasive sensing of hypoglycaemia while driving in people with diabetes, Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 25(6), 1668-1676, 10.1111/dom.15021.

    Castro, O., Mair, J., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Alattas, A., Keller, R., Zheng, S., Jabir, A., Lin, X., Frese, B., Lim, C.S., Santhanam, P., Van Dam, R., Car, J., Lee, J., Tai, E.S., Fleisch, E., von Wangenheim, F., Tudor Car, L., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Kowatsch, T., Development of “LvL UP 1.0”, a smartphone-based, conversational agent-delivered holistic lifestyle intervention for the prevention of non-communicable diseases and common mental disorders, Frontiers in Public Health, 5, 2673-253X, 10.3389/fdgth.2023.1039171.

    Zheng, S., Edney, S.M., Mair, J., Kowatsch, T., Castro, O., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Holistic mHealth Interventions for the Promotion of Healthy Ageing: Protocol for a Systematic Review, BMJ Open, 13:e066662, 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-066662.

    Mekniran, W., Kowatsch, T., Scalable Business Models in Digital Healthy Longevity: Lessons from Top-Funded Digital Health Companies in 2022, In Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up, 16-18 February 2023, Lisbon, Portugal, ISBN 978-989-758-631-6; ISSN 2184-4305, 609-15. 10.5220/0011778400003414. [PDF]

    Gruener, M.R., Helbling, J.R., Koh, H., Stalder, V., Kowatsch, T., Top-funded Digital Health Companies Offering Services for Type-1 Diabetes Patients: Business Models and Scalability Considerations, In Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up, 16-18 February 2023, Lisbon, Portugal, ISBN 978-989-758-631-6; ISSN 2184-4305, 603-8, 10.5220/0011777300003414. [PDF]

    Leistner, T., Kowatsch, T., Digital Therapeutics for Healthy Longevity: A Roadmap, In Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – Scale-IT-up, 16-18 February 2023, Lisbon, Portugal, ISBN 978-989-758-631-6; ISSN 2184-4305, 616-22, 10.5220/0011778500003414. [PDF]

    Teepe, G., Kowatsch, T., Hans, F., Benning, L., Postmarketing Follow-Up of a Digital Home Exercise Program for Back, Hip, and Knee Pain: Retrospective Observational Study With a Time-Series and Matched-Pair Analysis, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), 2023;25:e43775, 10.2196/43775. [PDF]

    Keller, R., von Wangenheim, F., Mair, J., Kowatsch, T., Receptivity to Mobile Health Interventions, In N. Jacobson, T. Kowatsch, & L. A. Marsch (eds.), Digital Therapeutics for Mental Health and Addiction: The State of the Science and Vision for the Future (1st ed.), Elsevier, Academic Press: Cambridge, MA, USA, 65-77, 10.1016/B978-0-323-90045-4.00006-X.

    Jacobson, N.C., Kowatsch, T., Marsch, L.A., Introduction: A vision for the field of digital therapeutics, In N. Jacobson, T. Kowatsch, & L. A. Marsch (eds.), Digital Therapeutics for Mental Health and Addiction: The State of the Science and Vision for the Future (1st ed.), Elsevier, Academic Press: Cambridge, MA, USA, 1-4, 10.1016/B978-0-323-90045-4.00008-3.

    Kowatsch, T., How to Lower Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health with Digital Therapeutics? Healthification – A Short Animation, Presented at the Workshop on Best Practices for Scaling-Up Digital Innovations in Healthcare – Scale-IT-up 2023, co-located with the 16th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies (BIOSTEC 2023), 16-18 February 2023, Lisbon, Portugal. [PDF]

    Jacobson, N.C., Kowatsch, T., Marsch, L.A., Digital Therapeutics for Mental Health and Addiction: The State of the Science and Vision for the Future, (1st ed.), Elsevier, Academic Press: Cambridge, MA, USA, 10.1016/C2020-0-02801-X.

    Müller-Bardorff, M., Schulz, A., Paersch, C., Recher, D.A., Schlup, B., Seifritz, E., Kolassa, I., Kowatsch, T., Fisher, A.J., Galatzer-Levy, I., Kleim, B., Optimizing Outcomes in Psychotherapy for Anxiety Disorders (OPTIMAX): Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial on Efficacy and Response Prediction using smartphone-based and passive sensing features, JMIR Research Protocols, 10.2196/42547 (forthcoming).

    Keller, O., Budney, A., Struble, C.A., Teepe, G., Blending Digital Therapeutics within the Healthcare System, In N. Jacobson, T. Kowatsch, & L. A. Marsch (eds.), Digital Therapeutics for Mental Health and Addiction: The State of the Science and Vision for the Future (1st ed.), Elsevier, Academic Press: Cambridge, MA, USA, 978-0-323-90045-4.

    Bérubé, C., Fleisch, E., Voice-based Conversational Agents for Sensing and Support: Examples from Academia and Industry, In N. Jacobson, T. Kowatsch, & L. A. Marsch (eds.), Digital Therapeutics for Mental Health and Addiction: The State of the Science and Vision for the Future (1st ed.), Elsevier, Academic Press: Cambridge, MA, USA, 978-0-323-90045-4.

    2022

    Bierbauer, W., Bermudez, T., Bernardo, A., Fleisch-Silvestri, R., Hermann, M., Schmid, J.P., Kowatsch, T., Scholz, U., Implementation of a Novel Medication Regimen Following Cardiac Rehabilitation: an Application of the Health Action Process Approach, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 10.1007/s12529-022-10067-9.

    Olaru, G., Stieger, M., Rüegger, D., Kowatsch, T., Flückiger, C., Roberts, B.W., Allemand, M., Personality Change Through a Digital-Coaching Intervention: Using Measurement Invariance Testing to Distinguish Between Trait Domain, Facet and Nuance Change, European Journal of Personality, Online First 10.1177/08902070221145088.

    Teepe, G., Kowatsch, T., Hans, F., Benning, L., Preliminary use and outcome data of a digital home exercise program for back, hip, and knee pain: A retrospective observational study with a time-series and matched analysis, JMIR Mhealth Uhealth (JMU) 2022; Vol. 10 (No. 12):e38649 10.2196/38649 .

    Pflügner, K., Maier, C., Lukic, Y., Teepe, G., Kowatsch, T., Mobile Stress Management Applications: An Affordance-Theoretic Perspective on the Adoption and Use, 43rd International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Dec 9-14, Copenhagen, Denmark AIS eLibrary Link. [PDF]

    Lukic, Y., Teepe, G., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Breathing as an Input Modality in a Gameful Breathing Training App (Breeze 2): Development and Evaluation Study, JMIR Serious Games 2022;10(3):e39186 10.2196/39186. [PDF]

    Owens, A.P., Krebs, C., Kuruppu, S., Brem, A.K., Kowatsch, T., Aarsland, D., Klöppel, S., Broadened assessments, health education and cognitive aids in the remote memory clinic, Frontiers in Public Health, 10.3389/fpubh.2022.1033515. [PDF]

    Bösch, M., Baty, F., Kowatsch, T., Wolf, D., Früh, M., Brutsche, M., Call for a holistic framework for cancer immunotherapy, Cancer 128(21), 3772 – 3774, 10.1002/cncr.34467. [PDF]

    Dhinagaran, D.A., Martinengo, L., Ho, M.H.R., Joty, S.R., Kowatsch, T., Atun, R., Tudor Car, L., Designing, Developing, Evaluating, and Implementing a Smartphone-Delivered, Rule-Based Conversational Agent (DISCOVER): Development of a Conceptual Framework, JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 10(10):e38740, 10.2196/38740.

    Gasser, M., Bürgi, J., Korte, W., Hergersberg, M., Kowatsch, T., Concept study: genetic markers of biological age as study endpoints of eHealth interventions promoting lifestyle change, Poster presented at the SGKC SSCC Annual Assembly 2022, St.Gallen, Switzerland. [PDF]

    de Buisonjé, D., Reijnders, T., Cohen Rodrigues, T., Santhanam, P., Kowatsch, T., Lipman, S.A., Bijmolt, T.H., Breeman, L.D., Janssen, V., Kraaijenhagen, R., Kemps, H., Evers, A., Investigating Rewards and Deposit Contract Financial Incentives for Physical Activity Behavior Change Using a Smartphone App: Randomized Controlled Trial, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 24(10):e38339, 10.2196/38339.

    Martinengo, L., Jabir, A., Westin, I.W.T.G., Wai Lo, N.Y., Ho, M.H.R., Kowatsch, T., Atun, R., Michie, S., Tudor Car, L., Conversational Agents in Health Care: Scoping Review of Their Behavior Change Techniques and Underpinning Theory, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 24(10):e39243, 10.2196/39243.

    Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Ollier, J.B., Mair, J., Kowatsch, T., Feasibility of the Elena Care for COVID-19 Pandemic Lifestyle Care Intervention, Presentation at the 11th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Sep 18-21, 2022. [PDF]

    Mair, J., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Castro, O., Alattas, A., Keller, R., Kowatsch, T., Feasibility of LvLUP: designing a smartphone-based chatbot-delivered lifestyle behaviour intervention, Poster presented at the 11th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Sep 18-21, 2022. [PDF]

    Castro, O., Mair, J., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Frese, B., Kowatsch, T., Tai, E.S., von Wangenheim, F., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Exploring the potential of existing and emerging digital health technologies in tackling non-communicable diseases and mental health conditions: focus group study with a multi-ethnic Asian population, Poster presented at the 11th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Sep 18-21, 2022. [PDF]

    Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Jabir, A., Lin, X., Alattas, A., Kowatsch, T., Exploring perceptions of smartphone-based interventions for the prevention of common mental disorders with three major Asian populations in Singapore: a qualitative study, Poster presented at the 11th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Sep 18-21, 2022. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Healthification, a short animation about what can we do to lower the socioeconomic inequalities in health, AcademicGIFt No 24, University of St.Gallen, produced by zense, Watch the Short Animation.

    Ollier, J.B., Suryapalli, P., Fleisch, E., von Wangenheim, F., Mair, J., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Kowatsch, T., Can digital health researchers make a difference during the pandemic? Results of the chatbot-led Elena+: Care for COVID-19 intervention, JMIR Preprints 21/07/2022:41300 10.2196/preprints.41300.

    Ollier, J.B., Mishra, R., Mair, J., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Fleisch, E., von Wangenheim, F., Kowatsch, T., Mass market health: demographic and psychographic drivers of participant recruitment of digital health interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic, JMIR Preprints 21/07/2022:41296 10.2196/preprints.41296.

    Jokic, S., Cleres, D., Rassouli, F., Steurer-Stey, C., Puhan, M., Brutsche, M., Fleisch, E., Barata, F., TripletCough: Cougher Identification and Verification From Contact-Free Smartphone-Based Audio Recordings Using Metric Learning, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics 26(6), pp. 2746 – 2757, 10.1109/JBHI.2022.3152944. [PDF]

    Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Castro, O., Alattas, A., Teepe, G., Leidenberger, K., Fleisch, E., Tudor Car, L., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Kowatsch, T., Top-Funded Companies Offering Digital Health Interventions for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression: A Systematic Market Analysis, Journal of Medical Internet Research Preprints 04/07/2022:40754 preprints.jmir.org/preprint/40754.

    Schlieter, H., Marsch, L.A., Whitehouse, D., Otto, L., Londral, A.R., Teepe, G., Benedict, M., Ollier, J.B., Ulmer, T., Gasser, N., Ultsch, S., Wollschlaeger, B., Kowatsch, T., Scale-up of Digital Innovations in Health Care: Expert Commentary on Enablers and Barriers, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 24(3):e24582 10.2196/24582. [PDF]

    Nißen, M.K., Rüegger, D., Stieger, M., Flückiger, C., Allemand, M., von Wangenheim, F., Kowatsch, T., The Effects of Health Care Chatbot Personas With Different Social Roles on the Client-Chatbot Bond and Usage Intentions: Development of a Design Codebook and Web-Based Study, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 24(4):e32630, 10.2196/32630. [PDF]

    Jakob, R., Harperink, S., Rudolf, A.M., Fleisch, E., Haug, S., Mair, J., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Kowatsch, T., Factors Influencing Adherence to mHealth Apps for Prevention or Management of Non-communicable Disease: A Systematic Review, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 24(5):e35371, 10.2196/35371. [PDF]

    BAG, ., Erfolgsfaktoren von mHealth-Applikationen, Faktenblatt – Bundesamt für Gesundheit BAG, Abteilung Prävention nichtübertragbarer Krankheiten Sektion Wissenschaftliche Grundlagen. [PDF]

    Olaru, G., Stieger, M., Rüegger, D., Kowatsch, T., Flückiger, C., Roberts, B.W., Allemand, M., Psychologische Interventionen zur zielgerichteten Persönlichkeitsentwicklung: Aktuelle Befunde und Forschungstrends — Persönlichkeitsveränderung durch eine Digital-Coaching-Intervention: Die Auswirkungen auf Persönlichkeitsfacetten und -nuancen, Abstract, 52nd Congress of the German Psychological Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, DGPs), Hildesheim, Germany.

    Hänsel, K., Sobolev, M., Kowatsch, T., Calvo, R.A., HEALTHI: Workshop on Intelligent Healthy Interfaces, In 27th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI ’22 Companion), March 22–25, 2022, Helsinki, Finland. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 3 pages, 10.1145/3490100.3511169. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Emotion Recognition among Couples: A Survey, arXiv:2202.08430 Under review at ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) 10.48550/arXiv.2202.08430.

    Paz, R., Haug, S., Debelak, R., Jakob, R., Kowatsch, T., Schaub, M.P., Engagement With a Mobile Phone–Based Life Skills Intervention for Adolescents and Its Association With Participant Characteristics and Outcomes: Tree-Based Analysis, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 2022;24(1):e28638, 10.2196/28638. [PDF]

    Keller, R., Hartmann, S., Teepe, G., Lohse, K.M., Alattas, A., Tudor Car, L., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., von Wangenheim, F., Mair, J., Kowatsch, T., Digital Behavior Change Interventions for the Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Systematic Market Analysis, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 24(1):e33348 , 10.2196/33348. [PDF]

    Nißen, M.K., Selimi, D., Janssen, A., Rodríguez Cardona, D., Breitner, M.H., Kowatsch, T., von Wangenheim, F., See you soon again, chatbot? A design taxonomy to characterize user-chatbot relationships with different time horizons, Computers in Human Behavior 127(Feb 2022:10704), 10.1016/j.chb.2021.107043. [PDF]

    2021

    Bérubé, C., Schachner, T., Keller, R., Fleisch, E., von Wangenheim, F., Barata, F., Kowatsch, T., Voice-based Conversational Agents for the Prevention and Management of Chronic and Mental Conditions: A Systematic Literature Review, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 23(3):e25933, 10.2196/25933 , Visual Abstract by Caterina Bérubé. [PDF]

    Föll, S., Maritsch, M., Spinola, F., Barata, F., Kowatsch, T., Mishra, V., Fleisch, E., Wortmann, F., FLIRT: A Feature Generation Toolkit for Wearable Data, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 212, 10.1016/j.cmpb.2021.106461. [PDF]

    Mishra, V., Künzler, F., Kramer, J., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Kotz, D.F., Detecting Receptivity for mHealth Interventions in the Natural Environment, The Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) 5(2), Article 74 (June 2021), 10.1145/3463492 ***ACM IMWUT Distinguished Paper Award 2022***. [PDF]

    Haug, S., Augsburger, M., Jakob, R., Kowatsch, T., Literaturstudie zu Verhaltensänderungen durch mHealth Applikationen, Schlussbericht. Studie im Auftrag des Bundesamts für Gesundheit BAG (Projektnummer 142004000). Schweizer Institut für Sucht- und Gesundheits- forschung ISGF, Universität Zürich; Zentrum für digitale Gesundheitsinterventionen CDHI, ETH Zürich und Universität St. Gallen. [PDF]

    Biggiogera, J., Boateng, G., Hilpert, P., Vowels, M., Bodemann, G., Neysari, M., Nussbeck, F., Kowatsch, T., BERT meets LIWC: Exploring State-of-the-Art Language Models for Predicting Communication Behavior in Couples’ Conflict Interactions, ICMI ’21 Companion: Companion Publication of the 2021 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, October 2021, 385-389 10.1145/3461615.3485423. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Hilpert, P., Bodemann, G., Neysari, M., Kowatsch, T., “You made me feel this way”: Investigating Partners’ Influence in Predicting Emotions in Couples’ Conflict Interactions using Speech Data, ICMI ’21 Companion: Companion Publication of the 2021 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, October 2021, 390-394 10.1145/3461615.3485424. [PDF]

    Bérubé, C., Fleisch, E., Kovacs, Z.F., Kowatsch, T., Reliability of Commercial Voice Assistants’ Responses to Health-related Questions in Noncommunicable Disease Management: Factorial Experiment Assessing Response Rate and Source of Information, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 23(12):e32161, 10.2196/32161, Visual Abstract by C. Bérubé. [PDF]

    Skvortsova, A., Cohen Rodrigues, T., de Buisonjé, D., Kowatsch, T., Santhanam, P., Veldhuijzen, D., van Middendorp, H., Evers, A., Increasing Effectiveness of a Physical Activity Smartphone Intervention With Positive Suggestions: Randomized Controlled Trial, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 29/04/2021:30057 Preprint: 10.2196/32130 (forthcoming).

    Lehmann, V., Züger, T., Kraus, M., Maritsch, M., Feuerriegel, S., Wortmann, F., Kowatsch, T., Albrecht, C., Bérubé, C., Styger, N., Lagger, S., Laimer, M., Fleisch, E., Stettler, C., Headwind: Design and evaluation of a vehicle hypoglycaemia warning system in diabetes – Results from a driving simulator study, Virtual Day of Biomedical Research, University of Bern.

    Lehmann, V., Züger, T., Kraus, M., Maritsch, M., Feuerriegel, S., Wortmann, F., Kowatsch, T., Albrecht, C., Bérubé, C., Styger, N., Lagger, S., Laimer, M., Fleisch, E., Stettler, C., Headwind: Design and Evaluation of a Vehicle Hypoglycemia Warning System in Diabetes – Results from a Driving Simulator Study, Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes Conference (ATTD).

    Lehmann, V., Maritsch, M., Züger, T., Marxer, A., Bérubé, C., Kraus, M., Albrecht, C., Feuerriegel, S., Kowatsch, T., Fleisch, E., Wortmann, F., Stettler, C., A machine learning-based approach to non-invasively detect hypoglycemia from gaze behavior while driving, 81st Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, 10.2337/db21-5-LB.

    Dhinagaran, D.A., Thirunavukkarasu, S., Kowatsch, T., Griva, K., Best, J.D., Tudor Car, L., Public Perceptions of Diabetes, Healthy Living, and Conversational Agents in Singapore: Needs Assessment, JMIR Form Res 2021;5(11):e30435), 10.2196/30435. [PDF]

    Ollier, J.B., Neff, S., Dworschak, C., Sejdiji, A., Santhanam, P., Keller, R., Xiao, G., Asisof, A., Rüegger, D., Bérubé, C., Hilfiker Tomas, L., Neff, J., Yao, J., Alattas, A., Varela-Mato, V., Pitkethly, A., Vara, M.D., Herrero, R., Baños, R.M., Parada, C., Agatheswaran, R.S., Villalobos, V., Keller, O., Chan, W.S., Mishra, V., Jacobson, N.C., Stanger, C., He, X., von Wyl, V., Weidt, S., Haug, S., Schaub, M.P., Kleim, B., Barth, J., Witt, C., Scholz, U., Fleisch, E., von Wangenheim, F., Tudor Car, L., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Hauser-Ulrich, S., Núñez Asomoza, A., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Mair, J., Kowatsch, T., Elena Care for COVID-19, a Pandemic Lifestyle Care Intervention: Intervention Design and Study Protocol, Frontiers in Public Health, 9(1543), 10.3389/fpubh.2021.625640, Guest Lecture by J. Ollier, Project Page . [PDF]

    Lukic, Y., Klein, S., Brügger, V., Keller, O., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., The Impact of a Gameful Breathing Training Visualization on Intrinsic Experiential Value, Perceived Effectiveness, and Engagement Intentions: Between-Subject Online Experiment, JMIR Serious Games 9(3):e22803, 10.2196/22803, Visual Abstract by Y. Lukic. [PDF]

    Teepe, G., Da Fonseca, A., Kleim, B., Jacobson, N.C., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Tudor Car, L., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Just-in-Time Adaptive Mechanisms of Popular Mobile Apps for Individuals With Depression: Systematic App Search and Literature Review, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 23(9):e29412, 10.2196/29412, Visual Abstract by G. Teepe. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Fleisch, E., Digital Health Interventions, in: Gassmann, O.; Ferrandina, F. (eds): Connected Business, Springer: Cham, 10.1007/978-3-030-76897-3_4, Interview with T.Kowatsch.

    Rassouli, F., Boesch, M., Baty, F., Tinschert, P., Barata, F., Shih, I., Cleres, D., Kowatsch, T., Fleisch, E., Brutsche, M., Preliminary results of an exploratory, observational cohort study on smartphone-enabled cough detection in patients with COVID-19, European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2021 (virtual). [PDF]

    Cleres, D., Rassouli, F., Brutsche, M., Kowatsch, T., Barata, F., Lena: a Voice-Based Conversational Agent for Remote Patient Monitoring in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 1st Workshop on Healthy Interfaces (HEALTHI), collocated with the 26th ACM Annual Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI) – Where HCI meets AI, Virtually Hosted by Texas A&M University, April 13-17, 2021, College Station, USA, Visual Abstract by D. Cleres. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Shih, I., Lukic, Y., Keller, O., Heldt, K., Durrer, D., Stasinaki, A., Büchter, D., Brogle, B., Farpour-Lambert, N., l’Allemand, D., A Playful Smartphone-based Self-regulation Training for the Prevention and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Obesity: Technical Feasibility and Perceptions of Young Patients, 1st Workshop on Healthy Interfaces (HEALTHI), collocated with the 26th ACM Annual Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI) – Where HCI meets AI, Virtually Hosted by Texas A&M University, April 13-17, 2021, College Station, USA. [PDF]

    Stasinaki, A., Büchter, D., Shih, I., Heldt, K., Güsewell, S., Brogle, B., Farpour-Lambert, N., Kowatsch, T., l’Allemand, D., Effects of a novel mobile health intervention compared to a multi-component behaviour changing program on body mass index, physical capacities and stress parameters in adolescents with obesity: a randomized controlled trial, BMC Pediatrics 21 (308), 10.1186/s12887-021-02781-2. [PDF]

    Gross, C., Schachner, T., Hasl, A., Kohlbrenner, D., Clarenbach, C.F., von Wangenheim, F., Kowatsch, T., Personalization of Conversational Agent-Patient Interaction Styles for Chronic Disease Management: Two Consecutive Cross-sectional Questionnaire Studies, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 23(5):e26643, 10.2196/26643. [PDF]

    Cohen Rodrigues, T., Reijnders, T., de Buisonjé, D., Santhanam, P., Kowatsch, T., Janssen, V., Kraaijenhagen, R., Atsma, D., Evers, A., Human Cues in Self-help Lifestyle Interventions: an Experimental Field Study, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Preprints. 29/04/2021:30057 10.2196/preprints.30057. [PDF]

    Banholzer, N., Feuerriegel, S., Fleisch, E., Bauer, G., Kowatsch, T., Computer Mouse Movements as an Indicator of Work Stress: Longitudinal Observational Field Study, Journal of Medical Internet Research 23(4):e27121, 10.2196/27121, Visual Abstract by N. Bannholzer. [PDF]

    Mönninghoff, A., Kramer, J., Hess, A.J., Ismailova, K., Teepe, G., Tudor Car, L., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Kowatsch, T., Long-term effectiveness of mHealth physical activity interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 23(4):e26699, 10.2196/26699, Visual Abstract by A. Mönninghoff. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Schachner, T., Harperink, S., Barata, F., Dittler, U., Xiao, G., Stanger, C., Oswald, H., Fleisch, E., von Wangenheim, F., Möller, A., Conversational Agents as Mediating Social Actors in Chronic Disease Management Involving Health Care Professionals, Patients, and Family Members: Multisite Single-Arm Feasibility Study, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 23(2):e25060 10.2196/25060, Visual Abstract by T. Kowatsch. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Lohse, K.M., Erb, V., Schittenhelm, L., Galliker, H., Lehner, R., Huang, E.M., Hybrid Ubiquitous Coaching With a Novel Combination of Mobile and Holographic Conversational Agents Targeting Adherence to Home Exercises: 4 Design and Evaluation Studies, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 23(2):e23612, 10.2196/23612, Visual Abstract by T. Kowatsch. [PDF]

    Fleisch, E., Franz, C., Herrmann, A., Mönninghoff, A., Die digitale Pille: Eine Reise in die Zukunft unseres Gesundheitssystems, Campus Verlag: Frankfurt a.M., Deutschland Presentation by E. Fleisch.

    Fleisch, E., Franz, C., Herrmann, A., The Digital Pill: What Everyone Should Know about the Future of Our Healthcare System, Emerald Publishing: Bingley, United Kingdom Presentation by E. Fleisch.

    Alattas, A., Teepe, G., Leidenberger, K., Fleisch, E., Tudor Car, L., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Kowatsch, T., To What Scale Are Conversational Agents Used by Top-funded Companies Offering Digital Mental Health Services for Depression?, In Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies (BIOSTEC 2021) – Volume 5: HEALTHINF, 801-808 ISBN: 978-989-758-490-9 ISSN: 2184-4305, Visual Abstract by A. Alattas. [PDF]

    Keller, R., Yao, J., Teepe, G., Hartmann, S., Lohse, K.M., von Wangenheim, F., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Mair, J., Kowatsch, T., Are Conversational Agents Used at Scale by Companies Offering Digital Health Services for the Management and Prevention of Diabetes?, In Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies (BIOSTEC 2021) – Volume 5: HEALTHINF, 811-816 ISBN: 978-989-758-490-9 ISSN: 2184-4305, Visual Abstract by R. Keller. [PDF]

    Stanger, C., Kowatsch, T., Xie, H., Nahum-Shani, I., Lim Liberty, F., Anderson, M., Santhanam, P., Kaden, S., Rosenberg, B., A Digital Health Intervention (SweetGoals) for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Protocol for a Factorial Randomized Trial, JMIR Research Protocols 10(2):e27109 10.2196/27109, Visual Abstract by C. Stanger. [PDF]

    Stieger, M., Flückiger, C., Rüegger, D., Kowatsch, T., Roberts, B.W., Allemand, M., Changing Personality Traits with the Help of a Digital Personality Change Intervention, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 118(8):e2017548118 10.1073/pnas.2017548118 (Preprint: 10.31234/osf.io/sur2j).

    Kowatsch, T., Harperink, S., Cotti, A., Trémeaud, R., Schneider, J., Della Valle, M., Evaluierungs-Framework und Kriterienkatalog für digitale Gesundheitsinterventionen in der Schweiz, Gesundheitsförderung Schweiz & Zentrum für digitale Gesundheitsinterventionen der Universität St.Gallen & ETH Zürich, 10.3929/ethz-b-000470919. [PDF]

    Lukic, Y., Shih, I., Hernández, Á., Cotti, A., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Physiological Responses and User Feedback on a Gameful Breathing Training App: Within-Subject Experiment, JMIR Serious Games 2021;9(1):e22802 10.2196/22802. [PDF]

    Ollier, J.B., Santhanam, P., Kowatsch, T., Face(book)ing the Truth: Initial Lessons Learned using Facebook Advertisements for the Chatbot-delivered Elena+ Care for COVID-19 Intervention, In Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies (BIOSTEC 2021) – Volume 5: HEALTHINF, 781-788 ISBN: 978-989-758-490-9 ISSN: 2184-4305. [PDF]

    Schachner, T., Gross, C., Hasl, A., von Wangenheim, F., Kowatsch, T., Deliberative and Paternalistic Interaction Styles for Conversational Agents in Digital Health: Procedure and Validation Through a Web-Based Experiment, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), 23(1):e22919, 10.2196/22919. [PDF]

    Cohen Rodrigues, T., Reijnders, T., de Buisonjé, D., Santhanam, P., Kowatsch, T., Janssen, V., Kraaijenhagen, R., Atsma, D., Evers, A., Human attributes in conversational agents: A field study with an app-based lifestyle intervention, 10th Annual Association for Researchers in Psychology and Health (ARPH) Conference 2021, 28 & 29 January 2021, Online edition. [PDF]

    de Buisonjé, D., Reijnders, T., Cohen Rodrigues, T., Keesman, M., Santhanam, P., Kowatsch, T., Janssen, V., Kraaijenhagen, R., Kemps, H., Evers, A., Less carrot more stick: investigating deposit contract financial incentives for physical activity behavior change in a smartphone application, 10th Annual Association for Researchers in Psychology and Health (ARPH) Conference 2021, 28 & 29 January 2021, Online edition . [PDF]

    Schläpfer, S., Stanic, J., Eicher, M., Kowatsch, T., Witt, C., Barth, J., Development of a mindfulness and relaxation app and evaluation of the effectiveness on cancer patients’ distress: a randomized controlled multicenter study, Fachtagung “Chronisch krank in der digitalen Welt”, 13. Januar 2021, online via Zoom. [PDF]

    Lukic, Y., Klein, S., Shih, I., Tomita, N., Galliker, H., Kowatsch, T., Breeze, ein spielerisches Biofeedback Atemtraining für das Smartphone: Physiologische Reaktionen und subjektive Einschätzungen aus einem Labor- und Online-Experiment, Fachtagung “Chronisch krank in der digitalen Welt”, 13. Januar 2021, online via Zoom. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Schachner, T., Harperink, S., Barata, F., Dittler, U., Xiao, G., Stanger, C., Fleisch, E., von Wangenheim, F., Oswald, H., Möller, A., Asthmamanagement mit MAX, einem Chatbot für Fachpersonen, Betroffene und Familienmitglieder: Ergebnisse einer multizentrischen Machbarkeitsstudie, Fachtagung “Chronisch krank in der digitalen Welt”, 13. Januar 2021, online via Zoom. [PDF]

    Cleres, D., Rassouli, F., Fleisch, E., Brutsche, M., Kowatsch, T., Barata, F., Smartphone-basierte Hustenerkennung – Auf dem Weg zu einem digitalen Biomarker für chronische Atemwegserkrankungen, Fachtagung “Chronisch krank in der digitalen Welt”, 13. Januar 2021, online via Zoom. [PDF]

    2020

    Kerr, J., Naegelin, M., Weibel, R.P., Ferrario, A., La Marca, R., von Wangenheim, F., Hoelscher, C., Schinazi, V.R., The effects of acute work stress and appraisal on psychobiological stress responses in a group office environment, Psychoneuroendocrinology.

    Maritsch, M., Föll, S., Lehmann, V., Bérubé, C., Kraus, M., Feuerriegel, S., Kowatsch, T., Züger, T., Stettler, C., Fleisch, E., Wortmann, F., Towards Wearable-based Hypoglycemia Detection and Warning in Diabetes, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – Late Breaking Work (CHI 2020), 10.1145/3334480.3382808. [PDF]

    Züger, T., Lehmann, V., Kraus, M., Feuerriegel, S., Kowatsch, T., Wortmann, F., Laimer, M., Fleisch, E., Stettler, C., Headwind: design and evaluation of a vehicle hypoglycaemia warning system in diabetes: a proof of principle study, EASD Virtual Meeting (Covid-Pandemic).

    Lehmann, V., Züger, T., Kraus, M., Maritsch, M., Feuerriegel, S., Wortmann, F., Kowatsch, T., Albrecht, C., Bérubé, C., Styger, N., Lagger, S., Laimer, M., Fleisch, E., Stettler, C., Individual Estimation of Blood Glucose and Self-Assessment of Driving Performance in Individuals with Type 1 Diabetes Driving in Hypoglycemia, Annual Assembly Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie und Diabetes (SGED).

    Lehmann, V., Züger, T., Kraus, M., Maritsch, M., Feuerriegel, S., Wortmann, F., Kowatsch, T., Albrecht, C., Bérubé, C., Styger, N., Lagger, S., Laimer, M., Fleisch, E., Stettler, C., HEADWIND: Design and Evaluation of a Vehicle Hypoglycemia Warning System in Diabetes – Results from a Driving Simulator Study, Annual Assembly Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie und Diabetes (SGED).

    Kramer, J., Künzler, F., Mishra, V., Smith, S.N., Kotz, D.F., Scholz, U., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Which Components of a Smartphone Walking App Help Users to Reach Personalized Step Goals? Results from an Optimization Trial, Annals of Behavioral Medicine 54(7):518-528, 10.1093/abm/kaaa002. [PDF]

    Hauser-Ulrich, S., Künzli, H., Meier-Peterhans, D., Kowatsch, T., A Smartphone-Based Health Care Chatbot to Promote Self-Management of Chronic Pain (SELMA): Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial, JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 8(4):e15806, 10.2196/15806. [PDF]

    von Wangenheim, F., Ventouris, J., Conversational Agents in Healthcare: Where Are We Going?, In: Roth S., Horbel C., Popp B. (eds) Perspektiven des Dienstleistungsmanagements. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden, 677-697 10.1007/978-3-658-28672-9_34. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Sels, L., Kuppens, P., Hilpert, P., Kowatsch, T., Speech Emotion Recognition among Couples using the Peak-End Rule and Transfer Learning, Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’20), October 25–29, 2020, Virtual event, Netherlands. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/3395035.3425253. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Kowatsch, T., Speech Emotion Recognition among Elderly Individuals using Multimodal Fusion and Transfer Learning, Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’20), October 25–29, 2020, Virtual event, Netherlands. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/3395035.3425255. [PDF]

    Tinschert, P., Rassouli, F., Barata, F., Steurer-Stey, C., Fleisch, E., Puhan, M., Kowatsch, T., Brutsche, M., Nocturnal cough and sleep quality to assess asthma control and predict attacks, Journal of Asthma and Allergy 13, 669-678 10.2147/JAA.S278155. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Towards a Wearable System for Assessing Couples’ Dyadic Interactions in Daily Life, Doctoral Colloquium. In Adjunct Proceedings of the 2020 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2020 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, 208-211 10.1145/3410530.3414331. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Towards Real-Time Multimodal Emotion Recognition among Couples, Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’20), Doctoral Consortium, October 25–29, 2020, Virtual event, Netherlands. ACM, New York, NY, USA 10.1145/3382507.3421154. [PDF]

    Rassouli, F., Tinschert, P., Barata, F., Steurer-Stey, C., Fleisch, E., Puhan, M., Baty, F., Kowatsch, T., Brutsche, M., Characteristics of Asthma-related Nocturnal Cough: A Potential New Digital Biomarker, Journal of Asthma and Allergy 13, 649—657 10.2147/JAA.S278119 . [PDF]

    Rüegger, D., Stieger, M., Nißen, M.K., Allemand, M., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., How Are Personality States Associated with Smartphone Data?, European Journal of Personality 34(5) Special Issue: Behavioral personality science in the age of big data, 687-713 10.1002/per.2309. [PDF]

    Winkelbeiner, S., Sels, L., Homan, P., Klee, N., Santhanam, P., Vetter, S., Seifritz, E., Galatzer-Levy, I., Kowatsch, T., Scholz, U., Kleim, B., The Potential of Ecological Momentary Assessments in the Prediction of Suicidal Ideation: A Feasibility Study, Biological Psychiatry 87(9), Suppl, 1 May 2020, S451, 10.1016/j.biopsych.2020.02.1149. [PDF]

    Schachner, T., Keller, R., von Wangenheim, F., Artificial Intelligence-Based Conversational Agents for Chronic Conditions: Systematic Literature Review, Journal of Medical Internet Research;22(9):e20701, doi.org/10.2196/20701. [PDF]

    Rassouli, F., Tinschert, P., Barata, F., Steurer-Stey, C., Fleisch, E., Puhan, M., Baty, F., Kowatsch, T., Brutsche, M., Characteristics of Asthma-related Nocturnal Cough – A Potential New Digital Biomarker, European Respiratory Society International Congress (ERS 2020) (virtual), Barcelona, Spain, September 7-9, 2020. [PDF]

    Tinschert, P., Rassouli, F., Barata, F., Steurer-Stey, C., Fleisch, E., Puhan, M., Baty, F., Kowatsch, T., Brutsche, M., Nocturnal Cough and Sleep Quality to Assess Asthma Control and Predict Attacks, European Respiratory Society International Congress (ERS 2020) (virtual), Barcelona, Spain, September 7-9, 2020. [PDF]

    Tudor Car, L., Dhinagaran, D.A., Kyaw, B.M., Kowatsch, T., Joty, S.R., Theng, Y.L., Atun, R., Conversational Agents in Health Care: A Scoping Review and Conceptual Analysis , Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(8):e17158, doi.org/10.2196/17158. [PDF]

    Barata, F., Tinschert, P., Rassouli, F., Brutsche, M., Kotz, D.F., Puhan, M., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Automatic recognition, segmentation and sex assignment of nocturnal asthmatic cough and cough epochs in smartphone-based audio recordings: Results from an observational field study, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), 22(7):e18082, doi: 10.2196/18082. [PDF]

    Stieger, M., Eck, M., Rüegger, D., Kowatsch, T., Flückiger, C., Allemand, M., Who Wants to Become More Conscientious, More Extraverted, or Less Neurotic With the Help of a Digital Intervention, Journal of Research in Personality, doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2020.103983. [PDF]

    Stieger, M., Wepfer, S., Rüegger, D., Kowatsch, T., Roberts, B.W., Allemand, M., Becoming More Conscientious or More Open to Experience? Effects of a Two-Week Smartphone-Based Intervention for Personality Change, European Journal of Personality 34(3), 345-366, dx.doi.org/10.1002/per.2267.

    Haug, S., Paz, R., Scholz, U., Kowatsch, T., Schaub, M.P., Radtke, T., Assessment of the Efficacy of a Mobile Phone-Delivered Just-in-Time Planning Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Use in Adolescents: Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial, JMIR mHealth and uHealth (JMU) 8(5):e16937 doi.org/10.2196/16937. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Sels, L., Kuppens, P., Lüscher, J., Scholz, U., Kowatsch, T., Emotion Elicitation and Capture among Real Couples in the Lab, 1st Momentary Emotion Elicitation & Capture (MEEC) workshop, co-located with the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, April 25th, 2020. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Lüscher, J., Scholz, U., Kowatsch, T., Emotion Capture among Real Couples in Everyday Life, 1st Momentary Emotion Elicitation & Capture (MEEC) workshop, co-located with the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, April 25th, 2020. [PDF]

    Ollier, J.B., Kowatsch, T., The doctor will see yourself now: review and discussion of a mass-market self-service technology for medical advice, Scalable Digital Innovations in Healthcare: Scale-IT-up! 2020 Workshop, in Proc. of the 13th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies (BIOSTEC 2020), Volume 5, Valletta, Malta, 798-807. [PDF]

    Teepe, G., Kowatsch, T., Swiss francs seem to make insured move: comparing daily and monthly financial incentives of a scalable digital health intervention, Scalable Digital Innovations in Healthcare: Scale-IT-up! 2020 Workshop, in Proc. of the 13th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies (BIOSTEC 2020), Volume 5, Valletta, Malta, 827-833. [PDF]

    Presset, B., Kramer, J., Kowatsch, T., Ohl, F., The social meaning of steps: User reception of a mobile health intervention on physical activity , Critical Public Health, (Published Online) https://doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2020.1725445. [PDF]

    2019

    Maritsch, M., Bérubé, C., Kraus, M., Lehmann, V., Züger, T., Feuerriegel, S., Kowatsch, T., Wortmann, F., Improving Heart Rate Variability Measurements from Consumer Smartwatches with Machine Learning, 4th International Workshop on Mental Health: Sensing & Intervention, co-located with the 2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp), London, UK, 10.1145/3341162.3346276. [PDF]

    Künzler, F., Mishra, V., Kramer, J., Kotz, D.F., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Exploring the State-of-Receptivity for mHealth Interventions, Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) 3(4): Paper 140 10.1145/3369805. [PDF]

    Shih, I., Tomita, N., Lukic, Y., Hernández, Á., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Breeze: Smartphone-based Acoustic Real-time Detection of Breathing Phases for a Gamified Biofeedback Breathing Training, Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) 3(4): Paper 152 10.1145/3369835. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Otto, L., Harperink, S., Cotti, A., Schlieter, H., A Design and Evaluation Framework for Digital Health Interventions, it – Information Technology 2019; 61(5-6): 253-263. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Harperink, S., Dittler, U., Xiao, G., Stanger, C., Oswald, H., Möller, A., A digital assistant for healthcare providers targeting 10 to 15-year-old patients with asthma and their family: results from a pilot study, Abstract published by the Center for Digital Health Interventions, ETH Zurich & University of St.Gallen. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Santhanam, P., Lüscher, J., Scholz, U., Kowatsch, T., Poster: DyMand – An Open-Source Mobile and Wearable System for Assessing Couples’ Dyadic Management of Chronic Diseases, The 25th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), Poster & Demo Paper, Los Cabos, Mexico. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Santhanam, P., Lüscher, J., Scholz, U., Kowatsch, T., VADLite: An Open-Source Lightweight System for Real-Time Voice Activity Detection on Smartwatches, 4th International Workshop on Mental Health: Sensing & Intervention, co-located with the 2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp), London, UK. [PDF]

    Lüscher, J., Kowatsch, T., Boateng, G., Santhanam, P., Bodemann, G., Scholz, U., Social Support and Common Dyadic Coping in Couples’ Dyadic Management of Type II Diabetes: Protocol for an Ambulatory Assessment Application, JMIR Res Protoc 2019;8(10):e13685 DOI: 10.2196/13685. [PDF]

    Züger, T., Lehmann, V., Kraus, M., Feuerriegel, S., Kowatsch, T., Wortmann, F., Laimer, M., Fleisch, E., Stettler, C., HEADWIND: Design and Evaluation of a Vehicle Hypoglycemia Warning System in Diabetes – A Proof of Principle Study, Poster presented at the Swiss Society of Endocrinology and Diabetology Annual Meeting 2019 (SGED 2019). Nov 14-15, Bern, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Fischer-Taeschler, D., Putzing, F., Bürki, P., Stettler, C., Chiesa-Tanner, G., Fleisch, E., Die digitale Pille für chronische Krankheiten, in: Digitale Transformation von Dienstleistungen im Gesundheitswesen VI – Impulse für die Forschung, M. Pfannstiel, P. Da-Cruz and H. Mehlich (eds.), Springer Gabler, Heidelberg, Germany, 205-231. [PDF]

    Boateng, G., Santhanam, P., Lüscher, J., Scholz, U., Kowatsch, T., DyMand: An Open-Source Mobile and Wearable System for Assessing Couples’ Dyadic Management of Chronic Diseases, 14th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST), June 4-6, Worcester, MA, USA. [PDF]

    Barata, F., Kipfer, K., Weber, M., Tinschert, P., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Towards Device-Agnostic Mobile Cough Detection with Convolutional Neural Networks, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI), Xi’an, China, June 10-13. [PDF]

    Tinschert, P., Rassouli, F., Barata, F., Steurer-Stey, C., Fleisch, E., Puhan, M., Brutsche, M., Kowatsch, T., Prevalence of Nocturnal Cough in Asthma and its Potential as a Marker for Asthma Control (MAC) in Combination with Sleep Quality: Protocol of a Smartphone-based, Multi-Centre, Longitudinal Observational Study with Two Stages, BMJ Open;9:e026323. [PDF]

    Künzler, F., Context-aware notification management systems for just-in-time adaptive interventions, PhD Forum at the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), Kyoto, Japan, 435-436. [PDF]

    Kramer, J., Künzler, F., Mishra, V., Presset, B., Smith, S.N., Scholz, U., Kotz, D.F., Kowatsch, T., Investigating Intervention Components and Exploring States of Receptivity for a Smartphone App to Promote Physical Activity: Protocol of a Microrandomized Trial, JMIR Research Protocols, 8(1), e11540. [PDF]

    Kramer, J., Tinschert, P., Scholz, U., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., A Cluster-Randomized Trial on Small Incentives to Promote Physical Activity, American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM), 56(2), e45-e54. [PDF]

    Tinschert, P., Barata, F., Kramer, J., Rassouli, F., Steurer-Stey, C., Puhan, M., Brutsche, M., Kowatsch, T., Don’t Lose Heart: Preliminary Engagement Results in an Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) Study Evaluating Digital Biomarkers for Asthma, Abstract presented at the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Meeting 2019, Auckland, New Zealand. [PDF]

    Kramer, J., Künzler, F., Tinschert, P., Kowatsch, T., Trajectories of Engagement with a Digital Physical Activity Coach: Secondary Analysis of a Micro-Randomized Trial, Abstract presented at the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Meeting 2019, Auckland, New Zealand. [PDF]

    2018

    Boateng, G., Santhanam, P., Lüscher, J., Scholz, U., Kowatsch, T., Multimodal Affect Detection among Couples for Diabetes Management, Poster presented at the Black in AI Workshop at the 32nd Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), December 7, 2018, Montreal, Canada. [PDF]

    Öksüz, N., Shcherbatyi, I., Kowatsch, T., Maass, W., A Data-analytical System to Predict Therapy Success for Obese Children, 39th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), San Francisco, USA. [PDF]

    Buhmann, J., Felix, J., Gächter, T., Kowatsch, T., Lehmann, R., von Lutterotti, N., Schedler, K., Steurer, J., Wolfrum, C., Digitalisierung der Medizin: Konsequenzen für die Ausbildung, Schweizerische Ärztezeitung 99(42), pp. 1441-1444. [PDF]

    Stieger, M., Nißen, M.K., Rüegger, D., Kowatsch, T., Flückiger, C., Allemand, M., PEACH, a smartphone- and conversational agent-based coaching intervention for intentional personality change: study protocol of a randomized, wait-list controlled trial, BMC Psychology 6(43), pp. 1-15. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Nißen, M.K., Rüegger, D., Stieger, M., Flückiger, C., Allemand, M., von Wangenheim, F., The Impact of Interpersonal Closeness Cues in Text-based Healthcare Chatbots on Attachment Bond and the Desire to Continue Interacting: An Experimental Design, 26th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2018), Portsmouth, UK. [PDF]

    Shih, I., Nißen, M.K., Büchter, D., Durrer, D., l’Allemand, D., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Smartphone-based Biofeedback Breathing Training for Stress Management, Poster presented at the Applied Maschine Learning Days, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Barata, F., Tinschert, P., Rassouli, F., Baty, F., Brutsche, M., Steurer-Stey, C., Puhan, M., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Smartphone-based Cough and Sleep Quality Detection, Poster presented at the Applied Machine Learning Days, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. [PDF]

    2017

    Kowatsch, T., Barata, F., Tinschert, P., Dittler, U., Egger, J.M., Meyer, F., Schaub, M., Fleisch, E., Oswald, H., Möller, A., Digital Health Literacy Intervention for Children with Asthma, Poster presented at the CSS Health Insurance meets CDHI Event, Lucerne, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Möller, A., Oswald, H., Dittler, U., Meyer, F., Schaub, M., Barata, F., Tinschert, P., Egger, J.M., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Health Literacy Video Clips for Children with Asthma, Poster presented at the CSS Health Insurance meets CDHI Event, Lucerne, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Haug, S., Filler, A., Design of Digital Health interventions with the Open Source Platform MobileCoach, MobileCoach Workshop at the 9th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII), Berlin, Germany. [PDF]

    Künzler, F., Kramer, J., Mishra, V., Presset, B., Smith, S.N., Kotz, D.F., Scholz, U., Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Ally: A Smartphone-based Physical Activity Intervention, Poster presented at the CSS Health Insurance meets CDHI Event, Lucerne, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Shih, I., Volland, D., Rüegger, D., Künzler, F., Barata, F., Filler, A., Büchter, D., Brogle, B., Heldt, K., Gindrat, P., Farpour-Lambert, N., Fleisch, E., l’Allemand, D., Kowatsch, T., Therapy Adherence of Obese Children in a 6-Month High-Frequency Intervention, Poster presented at the CSS Health Insurance meets CDHI Event, Lucerne, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Künzler, F., Kramer, J., Kowatsch, T., Efficacy of Mobile Context-aware Notification Management Systems: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis, IEEE 13th International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), Rome, Italy, 131-138. [PDF]

    Tinschert, P., Jakob, R., Barata, F., Kramer, J., Kowatsch, T., The Potential of Mobile Apps for Improving Asthma Self-Management: A Review of Publicly Available and Well-Adopted Asthma Apps, JMIR mHealth uHealth, 5(8):e113. [PDF]

    Paz, R., Haug, S., Filler, A., Kowatsch, T., Schaub, M.P., Engagement within a Mobile Phone-based Smoking Cessation Intervention for Adolescents and Its Association with Participant Characteristics and Outcomes, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 19(10):e356. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Nißen, M.K., Shih, I., Rüegger, D., Volland, D., Filler, A., Künzler, F., Barata, F., Haug, S., Büchter, D., Brogle, B., Heldt, K., Gindrat, P., Farpour-Lambert, N., l’Allemand, D., Text-based Healthcare Chatbots Supporting Patient and Health Professional Teams: Preliminary Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial on Childhood Obesity, Persuasive Embodied Agents for Behavior Change (PEACH2017) Workshop, co-located with the 17th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA 2017), Stockholm, Sweden. [PDF]

    Haug, S., Paz, R., Meyer, C., Filler, A., Kowatsch, T., Schaub, M.P., A Mobile Phone-Based Life Skills Training Program for Substance Use Prevention Among Adolescents: Pre-Post Study on the Acceptance and Potential Effectiveness of the Program Ready4life, JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 5(10):e143. [PDF]

    Wahle, F., Bollhalder, L., Kowatsch, T., Fleisch, E., Towards the Design of Evidence-based Mental Health Information Systems for People with Depression: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 19(5):e191. [PDF]

    Kramer, J., Kowatsch, T., Using Feedback to Promote Physical Activity: The Role of the Feedback Sign, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) 19(6):e192. [PDF]

    Haug, S., Paz, R., Kowatsch, T., Filler, A., Schaub, M.P., Efficacy of a Technology-based Integrated Smoking Cessation and Alcohol Intervention for Smoking Cessation in Adolescents: Results of a Cluster-randomised Controlled Trial, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 82(11), 55-66. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Wahle, F., Filler, A., Design and Lab Experiment of a Stress Detection Service based on Mouse Movements, The 11th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS), Genoa, Italy ***Best Paper Award***. [PDF]

    Rüegger, D., Stieger, M., Flückiger, C., Allemand, M., Kowatsch, T., Leveraging the Potential of Personality Traits for Digital Health Interventions: A Literature Review on Digital Markers for Conscientiousness and Neuroticism, 11th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS), Genoa, Italy, 2017. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Wahle, F., Filler, A., stressOUT: Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Mouse-based Stress Management Service, In: Designing the Digital Transformation: DESRIST 2017 Research in Progress Proceedings, Maedche, A., vom Brocke, J., Hevner, A. (eds), KIT Scientific Working Papers; 64, Karlsruhe, Germany, 37-45 ***Nominee for the Best Research-in-Progress***. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Volland, D., Shih, I., Rüegger, D., Künzler, F., Barata, F., Filler, A., Büchter, D., Brogle, B., Heldt, K., Gindrat, P., Farpour-Lambert, N., l’Allemand, D., Design and Evaluation of a Mobile Chat App for the Open Source Behavioral Health Intervention Platform MobileCoach, In: Maedche A., vom Brocke J., Hevner A. (eds) Designing the Digital Transformation. DESRIST 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10243. Springer: Berlin; Germany, 485-489. [PDF]

    Paz, R., Haug, S., Kowatsch, T., Filler, A., Schaub, M.P., Moderators of Outcome in a Technology-based Intervention to Prevent and Reduce Problem Drinking Among Adolescents, Addictive Behaviors 72: 64-71. [PDF]

    Büchter, D., Kowatsch, T., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., Wiegand, D., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Durrer, D., Schutz, Y., Maass, W., Laimbacher, J., l’Allemand, D., Does a Health Information Technology System developed by Children and their Parents improve Obesity Therapy?, 8th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2015) Abstracts, Obesity Reviews, 18 (Suppl. 1), p. 88. [PDF]

    Durrer, D., Kowatsch, T., l’Allemand, D., Büchter, D., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Maass, W., Schutz, Y., Mobile Health Information System Tailored for Obesity Prevention and Treatment (PathMate) in Teenagers, 8th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2015) Abstracts, Obesity Reviews, 18 (Suppl. 1), p. 88. [PDF]

    Haug, S., Paz, R., Kowatsch, T., Filler, A., Dickson-Spillmann, M., Dey, M., Schaub, M.P., Efficacy of a web- and text messaging-based intervention to reduce problem drinking in adolescents: Results of a cluster-randomised controlled trial, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85(2),147-159. [PDF]

    Tinschert, P., Barata, F., Kowatsch, T., Enhancing Asthma Control through IT: Design, Implementation and Planned Evaluation of the Mobile Asthma Companion, in Leimeister, J.M.; Brenner, W. (Hrsg.): Proceedings der 13th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI 2017), St. Gallen, 1291-1294. [PDF]

    2016

    Barata, F., Kowatsch, T., Tinschert, P., Filler, A., Personal MobileCoach: Tailoring Behavioral Interventions to the Needs of Individual Participants, UbiComp ’16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct Workshop Designing, Developing, and Evaluating The Internet of Personal Health (IoPH), Heidelberg, Germany, 1089-1094. [PDF]

    Dimitriadis, S., Tarnanas, I., Wiederhold, M., Wiederhold, B., Tsolaki, M., Fleisch, E., Mnemonic strategy training of the elderly at risk for dementia enhances integration of information processing via cross-frequency coupling, Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions 2 (4) 241-249. [PDF]

    Shih, I., Kowatsch, T., Tinschert, P., Barata, F., Nißen, M.K., Towards The Design of a Smartphone-Based Biofeedback Breathing Training: Identifying Diaphragmatic Breathing Patterns from a Smartphone’s Microphone, Proc. of the 10th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS), Paphos, Cyprus. [PDF]

    Wahle, F., Kowatsch, T., Fleisch, E., Rufer, M., Weidt, S., Mobile Sensing and Support for People with Depression: A Pilot Trial in the Wild, JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 4(3):e111 (http://mhealth.jmir.org/2016/3/e111/). [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Kramer, J., Kehr, F., Wahle, F., Fleisch, E., Effects of Charitable Versus Monetary Incentives on the Acceptance of and Adherence to a Pedometer-Based Health Intervention: Study Protocol and Baseline Characteristics of a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial, JMIR Research Protocols, 5(3):e181 (http://www.researchprotocols.org/2016/3/e181/). [PDF]

    Rüegger, D., Kowatsch, T., Stieger, M., Allemand, M., Unobtrusive Recognition of Personality Traits with Health Impact: A Literature Review with a Focus on Conscientiousness and Neuroticism, Proc. of the 10th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS) – Extended Abstract & Poster, Paphos, Cyprus. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Emotions in Ubiquitous Information Systems: An Empirical Investigation of Electrodermal Activity and Its Relation to Service Breakdowns, Perceived Ease of Use, and Task Performance, Doctoral thesis, University of St. Gallen, School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs. [PDF]

    Janzen, S., Maass, W., Kowatsch, T., Finding the Middle Ground – A Model for Planning Satisfying Answers, In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Berlin, Germany, 547-557. [PDF]

    Wahle, F., Kowatsch, T., Weidt, S., Mobile Sensing and Support for People with Depression, LATSIS Symposium 2016 ETH Zurich on personalized medicine. [PDF]

    Fleisch, E., Kowatsch, T., Die digitale Pille – Wie das Internet der Dinge Patienten in ihrem Alltag mit Hilfe digitaler Gesundheitsinterventionen unterstützen kann, um somit allseits bekannten Herausforderungen im Gesundheitssektor zu begegnen, CSS im Dialog 2/2016, p. 19. [PDF]

    2015

    Kowatsch, T., Büchter, D., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Xu, R., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., Wiegand, D., l’Allemand, D., Maass, W., Design and Preliminary Evaluation of a Mobile Application for Obesity Experts and Children Teams, Obesity Reviews 16 (S1): Poster Abstracts from the 7th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2013) – Pathways from dieting to weight regain, to obesity and to the metabolic syndrome, p. 96. [PDF]

    Dimitriadis, S., Laskaris, N., Bitzidou, M., Tarnanas, I., Tsolaki, M., A novel biomarker of amnestic MCI based on dynamic cross-frequency coupling patterns during cognitive brain responses, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 9:350. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2015.00350. [PDF]

    Haug, S., Paz, R., Kwon, M., Filler, A., Kowatsch, T., Schaub, M.P., Smartphone use and Smartphone addiction among young people in Switzerland, Journal of Behavioural Addictions 4(4), pp. 299-307. [PDF]

    Tarnanas, I., Tsolaki, A., Wiederhold, B., Wiederhold, M., Tsolaki, M., 5-year biomarker progression variability for AD dementia prediction: Can a complex iADL marker fill in the gaps?, Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring . [PDF]

    Weidt, S., Wahle, F., Rufer, M., Hörni, A., Kowatsch, T., MOSS: Mobile Sensing and Support – Mit einer App depressive Verstimmungen erkennen und Betroffenen helfen, Therapeutische Umschau (2015), 72, pp. 553-555. DOI: 10.1024/0040-5930/a000717. [PDF]

    Filler, A., Kowatsch, T., Haug, S., Wahle, F., Staake, T., Fleisch, E., MobileCoach: A Novel Open Source Platform for the Design of Evidence-based, Scalable and Low-Cost Behavioral Health Interventions, 14th Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS 2015), USA, New York *** Outstanding Paper Award & Best Graduate Student Paper Award***. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Wahle, F., Filler, A., Kehr, F., Volland, D., Haug, S., Jenny, G., Bauer, G., Fleisch, E., Towards Short-Term Detection of Job Strain in Knowledge Workers with a Minimal-Invasive Information System Service: Theoretical Foundation and Experimental Design, 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Münster, Germany. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Kowatsch, T., Quantitative Longitudinal Research: A Review of IS Literature, and a Set of Methodological Guidelines, 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Münster, Germany. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Lutz, C., Strathoff, P., Tamò, A., Privacy Through Multiple Lenses: Applying the St. Gallen Multi-Layered Privacy Interaction Framework (SG-PIF), Amsterdam Privacy Conference (apc2015) (forthcoming). [PDF]

    Aeschlimann, L., Harasgama, R., Kehr, F., Lutz, C., Milanova, V., Müller, S., Strathoff, P., Tamò, A., Big Brother kommt per E-Mail, HSG Focus, 2/2015. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Kowatsch, T., Wentzel, D., Fleisch, E., Rethinking Privacy Decisions: Pre-Existing Attitudes, Pre-Existing Emotional States, and a Situational Privacy Calculus, 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Münster, Germany. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Kowatsch, T., Wentzel, D., Fleisch, E., Blissfully Ignorant: The Effects of General Privacy Concerns, General Institutional Trust, and Affect in the Privacy Calculus, Information Systems Journal, Special Issue on: Reframing Privacy in a Networked World. ***IS Basket of 8***. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Rothmund, T., Füllgraf, W., Gollwitzer, M., Vertrauen ist gut, Kontrolle ist besser? Prädiktoren sicherheitsrelevanten Verhaltens bei jugendlichen Computernutzern, Zeitschrift für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit, 39(5), 303-307. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Kowatsch, T., Wentzel, D., Fleisch, E., Thinking Styles and Privacy Decisions: Need for Cognition, Faith into Intuition, and the Privacy Calculus, 12th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI) 2015, Osnabrück, Germany. [PDF]

    2014

    Kowatsch, T., Maass, W., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Xu, R., Büchter, D., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., Wiegand, D., Durrer, D., Schutz, Y., l’Allemand, D., Design of a Health Information System Enhancing the Performance of Obesity Expert and Children Teams, 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2014, Tel Aviv, Israel. [PDF]

    Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Kowatsch, T., Büchter, D., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., Wiegand, D., Durrer, D., l’Allemand, D., Schutz, Y., Maass, W., Health Information System for Obesity Prevention and Treatment of Children and Adolescents, European Conference on Information Systems (2014), Tel Aviv, Israel. [PDF]

    Büchter, D., Kowatsch, T., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Schutz, Y., l’Allemand, D., Maass, W., Laimbacher, J., A Longitudinal Study Assessing an IT-supported Neurological Feedback in Obesity Intervention for Children and Adolescents’ Emotional Self Control (Poster), Annual Congress of the foederatio Paedo medicorum helveticorum (fPmh), Basel, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Xu, R., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Kowatsch, T., Michahelles, F., Büchter, D., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., l’Allemand, D., Maass, W., Tell Me What to Eat – Design and Evaluation of a Mobile Companion Helping Obese Children and their Parents to Plan Nutrition Intake, in: Ambient Intelligence – European Conference, AmI 2014, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, November 11-13, 2014. Revised Selected Papers, E. Aarts, B. de Ruyter, P. Markopoulos, E. van Loenen, R. Wichert, B. Schouten, J. Terken, R. Van Kranenburg, E. Den Ouden and G. O’Hare (eds.), Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2014, pp. 100-113. [PDF]

    Büchter, D., Kowatsch, T., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Schutz, Y., l’Allemand, D., Maass, W., Laimbacher, J., A Longitudinal Study Assessing an IT-supported Neurological Feedback in Obesity Intervention for Children and Adolescent Emotional Self Control, Swiss Medical Weekly, 144 (Suppl 203), p. 21. [PDF]

    Büchter, D., Kowatsch, T., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., Wiegand, D., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Maass, W., l’Allemand, D., Laimbacher, J., Home Support of Obese Children and Adolescents by Means of Health Information Technology System: A Pilot Study for a Psychosomatic Therapy Concept, Swiss Medical Weekly, 144 (Suppl 203), p. 17 ***foederatio Paedo medico rum helveticorum (fPmh) Award of the Annual Congress 2014***. [PDF]

    Zhang, W., Geraedts, H., Wahle, F., Baldus, H., Stevens, M., Zijls, W., Time-on-legs: Measuring Weight-bearing Activities and Postures in Older People Using a Pendant Sensor, 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’14), Chicago, USA.

    Aeschlimann, L., Harasgama, R., Kehr, F., Lutz, C., Milanova, V., Müller, S., Strathoff, P., Tamò, A., Re-Setting the Stage for Privacy – A Multi-Layered Privacy Interaction Framework and its Application, In: S. Brändli, R. Harasgama, R. Schister & A. Tamò, Schriften der Assistierenden der Universität St. Gallen 2014, Band 9: Mensch und Maschine – Symbiose oder Parasitismus. St. Gallen: University Press. [PDF]

    Volland, D., Eurich, M., ICT-enabled Value Creation in Community Pharmacies: An Applied Design Science Research Approach, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2014), Auckland, New Zealand. [PDF]

    Wahle, F., Kowatsch, T., Towards the Design of Evidence-based Mental Health Information Systems: A Preliminary Literature Review, 35th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2014), Auckland, New Zealand. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Wentzel, D., Kowatsch, T., Privacy Paradox Revised: Pre-Existing Attitudes, Psychological Ownership, and Actual Disclosure, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2014), Auckland, New Zealand. [PDF]

    Haug, S., Paz, R., Filler, A., Kowatsch, T., Fleisch, E., Schaub, M.P., Efficacy of an integrated smoking cessation and alcohol intervention compared to a smoking cessation only intervention for smoking cessation in young people delivered via Internet and mobile phone: Study protocol of a two-arm cluster RCT, BMC Public Health 14 (1140), 1-8 ***Highly accessed***. [PDF]

    Ho, E., Kowatsch, T., Ilic, A., The Sales Velocity Effect on Retailing, Journal of Interactive Marketing 28 (4), 237-256. [PDF]

    Zhang, W., Regterschot, G.R.H., Wahle, F., Geraedts, H., Baldus, H., Zijls, W., Chair Rise Transfer Detection and Analysis Using a Pendant Sensor: An Algorithm for Fall Risk Assessment in Older People., 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’14), Chicago, USA.

    Zhang, W., Wahle, F., Method and Apparatus for Identifying Transitions between Sitting and Standing Postures, WIPO PCT International Patent Application. Publication number: WO/2014/083538, http://www.google.com/patents/WO2014083538A1?cl=en. [PDF]

    Haug, S., Kowatsch, T., Paz, R., Filler, A., Schaub, M.P., Efficacy of a web- and text messaging-based intervention to reduce problem drinking in young people, BMC Public Health (14:809), 1-8. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Frieden, M., Kowatsch, T., The YouTurn Program – Using Principles from Behavioral Economics and an Online Tool to Support Smoking Cessation, Abstract presented at the 7th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII), Symposium on Interactive Technology-Driven Interventions for Smoking Cessation: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Valencia, Spain. [PDF]

    Filler, A., Haug, S., Kowatsch, T., The MobileCoach – An Open Source Solution for Behavioral Change Interventions, Abstract presented at the 7th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII), Symposium on Interactive Technology-Driven Interventions for Smoking Cessation: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Valencia, Spain. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Wahle, F., Filler, A., Fleisch, E., Predicting Adverse Behavior with Early Warning Health Information Systems by Mining Association Rules on Multi-dimensional Behavior: A Proposal, Poster presented at the 7th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII), Valencia, Spain. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Bauer, G., Jenny, G., Güntert, S.T., Enhancing Health and Productivity at Work: Towards an Evaluation Model for Job Crafting Information Systems, European Conference on Information Systems (2014), Tel Aviv, Israel. [PDF]

    Volland, D., Korak, K., Kowatsch, T., A Health Information System that Extends Structured Healthcare Professional-Patient Communication Beyond the Episodic Face-to-face Encounter, European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS) 2014, Tel Aviv, Israel. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Kehr, F., Towards a Design Theory for IS Services Enabling Incentive-based Health Promotion in Organizations, Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI) 2014, Paderborn, Germany. [PDF]

    Volland, D., Korak, K., Kowatsch, T., Emerging Patterns of Communication in a Pharmacist- Patient Health Information System, Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technologies (DESRIST) 2014 Conference. [PDF]

    Volland, D., Korak, K., Kowatsch, T., Improving Patient’s Adherence by Enabling Pharmacist-Patient Communication Beyond Face-to-face Encounters: An Analysis of Genres of Pharmacist-Patient Health Information Systems, Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI) 2014, Paderborn, Germany. [PDF]

    2013

    Kowatsch, T., Büchter, D., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Xu, R., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., Wiegand, D., l’Allemand, D., Maass, W., Design and Preliminary Evaluation of a Mobile Application for Obesity Experts and Children Teams, Poster presented at the 7th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2013) – Pathways from Dieting to Weight Regain, to Obesity & to Metabolic Syndrome, Fribourg, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Volland, D., Korak, K., Kowatsch, T., Connecting Pharmacies and Patients Beyond Face-to-face Encounters, Poster presented at the „TIE Tagung 2013 der Wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Technologie, Innovation und Entrepreneurship“. University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Bauer, G., Jenny, G., Güntert, S.T., Kowatsch, T., Towards a Design Model for Job Crafting Information Systems Promoting Individual Health, Productivity and Organizational Performance, in: Proceedings of the Pre-ICIS 2013, SIG-Organizational Systems Research Association (OSRA) Workshop, Milan, Italy. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Wentzel, D., Mayer, P., Rethinking the Privacy Calculus: On the Role of Dispositional Factors and Affect, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013), Milan, Italy. [PDF]

    Maass, W., PathMate: Effects of Ubiquitous Healthcare Information Systems on Performance of Obesity Expert and Teenager Teams, Poster Presentation at the Swiss Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Day 2013. Bern, Switzerland, 2013. [PDF]

    Kehr, F., Kowatsch, T., Bauer, G., Jenny, G., Güntert, S.T., Towards IT-supported Job Crafting and Resilience Management, Poster presented at the „TIE Tagung 2013 der Wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Technologie, Innovation und Entrepreneurship“. University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. [PDF]

    Kowatsch, T., Maass, W., Towards Empirically Validated Ubiquitous Information Systems: Results from a Pretest and Three Empirical Studies, 21st European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2013), Utrecht, The Netherlands. [PDF]

    Volland, D., Korak, K., Brückner, D., Kowatsch, T., Towards Design Principles for Pharmacist-Patient Health Information Systems, vom Brocke, J.; Hekkala, R.; Ram, S.; Rossi, M. (Eds.) in: Design Science at the Intersection of Physical and Virtual Design, 8th International Conference, DESRIST 2013, Helsinki, Finland, June 11-12, 2013, Proceedings Vol. 7939 LNCS, Springer, Germany, pp. 519-526. [PDF]

    2012

    Presser, M., Krco, S., Kowatsch, T., Maass, W., Lange, I., Carrez, F., Hunt, B., Egan, R., Höller, J., Bassi, A., Haller, S., Woysch, G., Fiedler, M., Muñoz, L., Rustrup, L., Inspiring the Internet of Things: The Comic Book (Special Edition), http://www.e-pages.dk/alexandra/14/.

    Kowatsch, T., Maass, W., Critical Privacy Factors of Internet of Things Services: An Empirical Investigation with Domain Experts, in: The 7th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS 2012), H. Rahman, A. Mesquita, I. Ramos and B. Pernici (eds.), Springer, Guimarães, Portugal, 2012, pp. 200-211. [PDF]

    Maass, W., Kowatsch, T., Janzen, S., Filler, A., Applying Situation-Service Fit to Physical Environments Enhanced by Ubiquitious Information Systems, 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Barcelona, Spain. [PDF]

    2011

    Kowatsch, T., Maass, W., Fleisch, E., The role of product reviews on mobile devices for in-store purchases: consumers’ usage intentions, costs and store preferences, International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising (IJIMA) – Special Issue on Information Systems and Marketing, 6(3), 226-243. [PDF]

    2010

    Kowatsch, T., Maass, W., In-store Consumer Behavior: How Mobile Recommendation Agents Influence Usage Intentions, Product Purchases, and Store Preferences, Computers in Human Behavior, 26(4), 697-704. [PDF]

    Janzen, S., Kowatsch, T., Maass, W., A Methodology for Content-Centered Design of Ambient Environments, In: Winter et al. (eds), DESRIST 2010 Proceedings of 5th Design Science Research Conference, St. Gallen, Switzerland, LNCS 6105, Springer: Berlin, New York, 210-225. [PDF]

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