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2013 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI) (2013)
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Sept. 9, 2013 to Sept. 11, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-7695-5089-3
pp: 480
Yunqiu Li , Comput. Sci. Dept., Swansea Univ., Swansea, UK
Harold Thimbleby , Comput. Sci. Dept., Swansea Univ., Swansea, UK
ABSTRACT
The effectiveness of telehealth and mHealth technologies in long-term well being management relies on their acceptability with users. Factors such as low self-efficacy and poor peer support are frequently noted barriers that inhibit users from taking an active part in self-management. Here we report a work-in-progress research project, Vital signs in Music (ViM), using automatically-generated short music pieces from vital sign readings as an additional personalised data format to encourage sharing and to help establish peer support amongst users.
INDEX TERMS
Diseases, Bioinformatics, Electronic mail, Monitoring, Music, Computer science
CITATION

Yunqiu Li and H. Thimbleby, "ViM: Vital Signs in Music Creatively Facilitating Effective Long-Term Wellbeing Self-Management," 2013 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI), Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2014, pp. 480.
doi:10.1109/ICHI.2013.68
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