mHealth Ecosystems and Social Networks in Healthcare

  • Athina A. Lazakidou
  • Stelios Zimeras
  • Dimitra Iliopoulou
  • Dionysios-Dimitrios Koutsouris

Part of the Annals of Information Systems book series (AOIS, volume 20)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. m-Health Ecosystems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Vassileia Costarides, Kostas Giokas, Dionysios-Dimitrios Koutsouris
      Pages 3-15
    3. Amine Boulemtafes, Nadjib Badache
      Pages 17-27
    4. Ioannis Kouris, Dionysios-Dimitrios Koutsouris
      Pages 29-37
    5. Dimitrios Tsoromokos, Zacharias Dermatis, Filippos Gozadinos, Athina A. Lazakidou
      Pages 39-54
  3. Social Networks in Healthcare

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Maria Tsouri, Kleopatra Alamantariotou, Ourania Pediaditaki, Vikentia Harizopoulou, Georgia Kontosorou
      Pages 107-118
    3. Maria Haritou, Athanasios Anastasiou, Maria Schwarz-Woelzl, Teresa Holocher-Ertl, Michael Mulquin, Idoia Olalde et al.
      Pages 119-135
    4. Nikolaos G. Aroukatos, Kostas Manes, Stelios Zimeras
      Pages 171-185
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 207-214

About this book


Chapter 1: Emerging mHealth Ecosystems based on innovative technologies and services


Vassileia Costarides, Kostas Giokas and Dimitris Koutsouris


Chapter 2: Wearable Health Monitoring Systems: An overview of design research areas

Amine Boulemtafes and Nadjib Badache


Chapter 3: Citizen Engagement in the mHealth Ecosystem Using Mobiles and Wearable Devices

Ioannis Kouris and Dimitrios Koutsouris


Chapter 4: Innovative mHealth Ecosystems

Dimitrios Tsoromokos, Zacharias Dermatis, Filippos Gozadinos and Athina Lazakidou


Chapter 5:

Mobile-Health Tool Use and Community Health Worker Performance in the Kenyan Context: A Comparison of Task-Technology Fit Perspectives

Maradona C. Gatara


Chapter 6:

Design of Wearable Health Monitoring Systems: An overview of techniques and technologies<

Nadjib Badache and Amine Boulemtafes


Chapter 7:

M-Health ecosystem based of a non-invasive commercial hemodynamic monitoring system used for heart failure patients, as portable point of care

Petros Toumpaniaris, Kostas Giokas and Dimitris Koutsouris


Chapter 8: How Knowledge Flows Through Social Networks and Communities of Practice in a Healthcare Project

Maria Tsouri, Kleopatra Alamantariotou, Ourania Pediaditaki, Vikentia Harizopoulou and Georgia Kontosorou


Chapter 9: A context-aware social networking platform built around the needs of elderly users: The Go-myLife experience

Maria Haritou, Athanasios Anastasiou, Maria Schwarz-Woelzl, Teresa Holocher-Ertl, Michael Mulquin, Idoia Olalde, Ioannis Kouris and Dimitris Koutsouris


Chapter 10: Cost effectiveness in healthcare using social networks

Stelios Zimeras


Chapter 11: Social Networks and Web-based Applications in the Healthcare Sector

Athina Lazakidou


Chapter 12: Knowledge Sharing in Health Innovation Projects: Experiential Learning from Collaborating in a Project-Based Working Group Focusing in Knowledge Transfer in Maternity Services Best Practice (COST Projects IS 0907)

Kleopatra Alamantariotou and Katerina Nicolopoulou


Chapter 13: Social Networks Medical Image Steganography using Sub-Fibonacci Sequences

Nikolaos G. Aroukatos, Kostas Manes and Stelios Zimeras


Chapter 14: Studying the information behavior of healthcare professionals in a Greek private clinic using social networks models

P. Kostagiolas, Stelios Zimeras, G. Alexias and Z. Siskou


Biomedicine Social Networks Digital Health Services Health Systems Healthcare Delivery Systems Healthcare Marketing Healthcare Social Networks M-Health Applications Mobile Ecosystems Mobile Healthcare mHealth

Editors and affiliations

  • Athina A. Lazakidou
    • 1
  • Stelios Zimeras
    • 2
  • Dimitra Iliopoulou
    • 3
  • Dionysios-Dimitrios Koutsouris
    • 4
  1. 1.University of PeloponneseTripoliGreece
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of the AegeanKarlovassiGreece
  3. 3.Biomedical Engineering LaboratoryNational Technical University of AthensAthensGreece
  4. 4.School of Electrical & Comp. EngineeringNational Technical University of AthensZografou, AthensGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-23340-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-23341-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1934-3221
  • Series Online ISSN 1934-3213
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