The way healthcare is delivered changes rapidly. The reasons are demographic and societal changes, austerity and rapid progressive technologies. Care models are shifting from specialist oriented hospital based to distributed, patient centred care. Recent studies have shown that the Internet will play a growing role in health care in the future.
Social technological alignment becomes more and more relevant and new requirement strategies will help to identify the right technologies for the right user groups. The Institute for Informatics and Digital Information has positioned itself strategically at the interface of medicine and computing as a leading institution. 
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Selected Publications

Thuemmler, C., Mival, O., Lim Jumelle, A., Holanec, I., Fricker, S. (2014, ). A Social Technological Alignment Matrix. Paper presented at IEEE Healthcom 2014, Natal, Brazil.

Smales, A., Buchanan, W., Thuemmler, C. (2015, ). Review of e-Frailty Evaluation Frameworks. Paper presented at HIS 2015, Edinburgh.

Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. (2016). Reliability and Energy Efficiency Enhancement in Wireless Body Area Networks for E-Health. In: (Ed.) the 19th Finnish-Russian University Cooperation in Telecommunications Conference (FRUCT), , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Jyväskylä, Finland: . IEEE.

Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., Nasser, Y. (2017, May). New Dynamic, Reliable and Energy Efficient Scheduling for Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN). Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'17), Paris, France.

Mival, O., Thuemmler, C., Schneider, A., Paulin, A., Kranzfelder, M., Hasan, A. (2014). Health: RFID makes surgery safer. In: Cousin, P. (Ed.) Internet of Things: Success Stories, , () ( ed.). (pp. 54-60). IOT 2014 London: . .

Brogan, J., Thuemmler, C., Mival, O., Fricker, S. (2014). IoT for a Shock Warning System. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, , (), .

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