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11th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare

May 23–26, 2017 | Barcelona, Spain

Preliminary Program of Pervasive Health Conference

May 24th

11:00 – 13:00  Session 1 (4 papers)

Mental Health and Social Support

  1. Maria Angela Ferrario, Will Simm, Adrian Gradinar, Ian Smith, Marcia Smith, Stephen Forshaw, Thomas Lee and Jon Whittle. Computing and Mental Health: Intentionality and Reflection at the ‘Click of a Button’

  2. Jin Kang, Jomara Binda, Pratik Agarwal, Bruno Saconi and Eun Kyoung Choe. Fostering User Engagement: Improving Sense of Identity through Cosmetic Customization in Wearable Trackers

  3. Sonali Mishra and Predrag Klasnja. “Move into Another World of Happy”: Insights for Designing Affect-Based Physical Activity Interventions

  4. Annu Prabhakar, Lucia Guerra-Reyes, Vanessa Marie Kleinschmidt, Anne Effron, Majdah Alshehri, Tom Ongwere, Margaret Driscoll, Charlie Peters, Vanessa Pereira and Katie Siek. “Let Me Know If You Need Anything”: Support Realities of New Mothers

14:30 – 16:30 Session 2 (4 papers)

Healthy Aging

  1. Josh Cherian, Vijay Rajanna, Daniel Goldberg and Tracy Hammond. Did you Remember To Brush? : A Noninvasive Wearable Approach to Recognizing Brushing Teeth for Elderly Care

  2. Jessica Pater, Shane Owens, Sarah Farmer, Brad Fain and Elizabeth Mynatt. Addressing Medication Adherence Technology Needs in an Aging Population

  3. Chien Wen Yuan, Jess Kropczynski, Richard Wirth, Mary Beth Rosson and John M. Carroll. Investigating Older Adults’ Social Networks and Coproduction Activities for Health

  4. Julie Doyle, Emma Murphy, Suzanne Smith, Caoimhe Hannigan, Janneke Kuiper, An Jacobs and John Dinsmore. Addressing Medication Management Challenges for Older People with Multimorbidities: A Multi-Stakeholder Approach

May 25th

9 – 10:30 Session 3 (3 papers)

Data Analytics

  1. Jörg Sander, Antoine de Schipper, Svetlana Mironcika, Annette Brons, Huub Toussaint, Ben Schouten and Ben Kröse. Detecting delays in motor skill development of children through data analysis of a smart play device

  2. Petar Veličković, Nicholas Lane, Sourav Bhattacharya, Matthieu Vegreville and Otmane Bellahsen. Scaling Health Analytics to Millions Without Compromising Privacy using Deep Distributed Behavior Models

  3. Roland Ellerweg, Katharina Hofer, Artur Khromov, Peter Voigt and Sebastian Fischer. Applying trajectory mining in medical image data

  4. Ayelet Ben-Sasson, Eli Ben-Sasson, Kayla Jacobs and Eden Saig. Baby CROINC: An Online, Crowd-Based, Expert-Curated System for Monitoring Child Development

11:00 – 13:00 Session 4 (4 papers)

Mobility and Rehabilitation

  1. Sandra Hellmers, Sebastian Fudickar, Eugen Lange, Christian Lins and Andreas Hein. Validation of a Motion Capture Suit for Clinical Gait Analysis

  2. Anup Mishra, Marjorie Skubic, Bradley Willis, Trent Guess, Swithin Razu, Carmen Abbott and Aaron Gray. Examining Methods to Estimate Static Body Sway from the Kinect V2.0 Skeletal Data: Implications for Clinical Rehabilitation

  3. Meethu Malu and Leah Findlater. Sharing Automatically Tracked Activity Data: Implications for Therapists and People with Mobility Impairments

  4. Ana Pereira, Vânia Guimarães and Inês Sousa. Joint angles tracking for rehabilitation at home using inertial sensors: a feasibility study

14:30 – 16:30  Session 5 (4 papers)

Fitness and Self-reflection

  1. Roelof Anne Jelle De Vries, Cristina Zaga, Franciszka Bayer, Constance Drossaert, Khiet Truong and Vanessa Evers. You'll Never Walk Alone: Comparing Crowd- versus Expert-Designed Motivational Text Messages for Exercise Behavior Change

  2. Fereshteh Amini, Khalad Hasan, Andrea Bunt and Pourang Irani. Data Representations for In-Situ Exploration of Health and Fitness Data

  3. Eun Kyoung Choe, Bongshin Lee, Haining Zhu, Nathalie Henry Riche and Dominikus Baur. Understanding Self-Reflection: How People Reflect on Personal Data Through Visual Data Exploration

  4. Ayse Buyuktur, Mark Ackerman, Mark Newman and Pei-Yao Hung. Design Considerations for Semi-Automated Tracking: Self-Care Plans in Spinal Cord Injury

17:00 – 18:30 Session 6 (3 papers)

At Home

  1. Dawood Al-Masslawi, Lori Block, Charlene Ronquilo, Shannon Handfield, Sidney Fels, Rodger Lea and Leanne M. Currie. SuperNurse: Nurses’ Workarounds Informing the Design of Interactive Technologies for Home Wound Care

  2. Robert Wallace, Carmen Abbott and Marjorie Skubic. Exploring Clinical Correlations in Centroid-Based Gait Metrics from Depth Data Collected in the Home

  3. Sandra Hellmers, Enno-Edzard Steen, Lena Dasenbrock, Andrea Heinks, Jürgen M. Bauer, Sebastian Fudickar and Andreas Hein. Towards a Minimized Unsupervised Technical Assessment of Physical Performance in Domestic Environments

May 26th

11:15 – 12:45 Session 7 (3 papers)

Cardiac Technologies

  1. Anirban Dutta Choudhury, Rohan Banerjee, Arpan Pal and K M Mandana. A Fusion Approach for Non-invasive Detection of Coronary Artery Disease

  2. Tariq Andersen, Pernille Reino Dreyer Andersen, Anders Christian Kornum and Trine Mosolff Larsen. What is Patient Experience? A Study of Cardiac Device Remote Monitoring

  3. Akshay Jain, Mihail Popescu, James Keller, Jeffery Belden, Richelle Koopman, Sonal Patil, Shannon Canfield, Linsey Steege, Victoria Shaffer, Pete Wegier, Kathrene Valentine and Andrew Hathaway. A Decision Support System for Home BP Measurements

14:30 – 16:00  Session 8 (3 papers)

Augmenting Clinical Care

  1. Jiachun Du, Qi Wang, Liesbet De Baets and Panos Markopoulos. Supporting Shoulder Pain Prevention and Treatment with Wearable Technology

  2. Xin Tong, Weina Jin, Servet Ulas and Diane Gromala. The Design and Evaluation of a Body-Sensing Video Game to Foster Empathy towards Chronic Pain Patients

  3. Fateme Rajabiyazdi, Charles Perin, Jo Vermeulen, Haley MacLeod, Diane Gromala and Sheelagh Carpendale. Differences That Matter: In-Clinic Communication Challenges




Preliminary Program

Pervasive Health Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities in Pervasive Health-enabled Telemedicine

Torre Telefónica, Barcelona, Spain, May 23, 2017



9:00 – 9:15          Registration

9:15 – 9:30          Welcome and Introduction

9:30 – 10:30        Keynote Speech:

Clinical Challenges and Opportunities for Telemedicine

Prof. Noga C. Minsky – Diabetes and Cardiovascular Alliance,

Mount Sinai Hospital


10:30 – 11:00     Coffee break


11:00 – 13:00     Session 1 – Platforms and Data Analysis - Session Chair: Oscar Mayora


Automated Speech-based Screening for Alzheimer’s Disease in a Care Service Scenario

Troger J. Linz N. Alexandersson J., Konig A and Robert P.


Challenges and Opportunities in evolving TreC Personal Health Record Platform

Osmani V., Forti S., Mayora O., Conforti D.


Application of I-COMO Device towards Geographic Disease Enrichment Pattern Revealed from Electronic Medical Record at A Large Urban Academic Medical Center

Danieletto M., Li L., Dudlye J.


Toward an Architecture for mHealth Web Data Choreography

Erdil C., Radhakrishnah S.


13:00 – 14:30     Lunch 


14:30 – 16:00     Session 2 – Users and Interactive Health Systems - Session Chair: Mads Frost


Enabling Prescription-based Health Apps

Osmani V., Forti S., Mayora O., Conforti D.


Mapping the Health Technology Needs of Congestive Heart Failure Patients: User Needs vs. Feasibility Heart Failure Patients: User Needs vs. Feasibility

Slegers K., Van Mechelen M. Vanattenhoven J.


Addressing Challenges in Promoting Healthy Lifestyles:The AI-Chatbot Approach

Fadhil A., Gabrielli S.


New Frontiers for Pervasive Telemedicine: From Data Science in the Wild to HoloPresence

Weibel N.


16:00 – 16:30     Coffee break 


16:30 – 18:00     Discussion and Wrap-up




Preliminary Program

Leveraging Patient-Generated Data for Collaborative Decision Making in Healthcare

Torre Telefónica, Barcelona, Spain, May 23, 2017


9:00-9:15       Introduction, explanation of goals


9:15-9:45       Introductions by the workshop attendees (2-3 minutes per attendee)

9:45-10:30     Divide into mixed-discipline groups, develop scenario (pick/ revise/ merge/ create problem scenarios), identifying key challenges


10:30-11:00   Coffee break

11:00-11:30   Presentations by groups on chosen scenario, discussion of progress so far

11:30-12:30   Design exploration: pick a problem scenario & discussion theme and map out design solutions


13:00-14:30   Lunch

14:30-15:30   Continue with the design exploration and be prepared for the presentation


15:30-16:00   Groups report back to other participants


16:00-16:30   Coffee break

16:30-17:30   Reflections and Lessons: World Cafe format: reflecting on the experiences of working in cross-disciplinary groups, drawing together common themes, big challenges across solutions, organizing these into an agenda for future work.


17:30-18:00   Closing, discussion of next steps


18:00-            Workshop outing for dinner