ehealth ()

Areas of Expertise

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.
Internet Technologies & Society
The technologies that help us to organise and share information on the internet are changing the way we live and work. This information society or knowledge economy people affects is in all kinds of new ways – as individuals, groups and organisations.


Weight management is a key health issue within Scotland. The focus of this project is to develop an intelligent online platform for weight management. The project will use artificial intelligence methods to provide feedback to users on the best way to manage their health plan.
ALISS: System Review
This IIDI project, ALISS: System Review is led by Alistair Lawson of CDCS and Peter Cruickshank of CSI. ALISS is developing a platform to make information about local sources of support more accessible, in order to help people in Scotland make informed choices about and manage their health and...
Ed Physio
The Edinburgh Physiotherapy Centre Ltd is looking at using its experience to produce an online web physio service for use of the general public and sports related bodies. They require help to develop a site which will include a 3D body avatar which can be used for diagnosis of problems via a...
Ehealth Symposium May 2012
This event aims to present current and future innovations in health care.
Glimpse SFC Interactive Wellness Gestures
This project aims to create a proof-of-concept demonstrator to show how very specific hand and finger movements can improve a person’s health and address certain problems associated with sedentary behaviours.


Marian Dunbar
+44 131 455 2711
Grzegorz Spyra
Research student
+44 131 455
Lu Fan
Senior Research Fellow
+44 131 455 2438
Christoph Thuemmler
+44 131 455 2758


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: . .

Lo, O., Fan, L., Buchanan, W., Thuemmler, C. (2013). Conducting Performance Evaluation of an e-Health Platform. In: Issa, T., Isaías, P., Kommers, P. (Eds.) Information Systems and Technology for Organizations in a Networked Society, , () ( ed.). (pp. 295-315). Hershey, PA.: . IGI Global Publishing.

Buchanan, W., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., Uthmani, O., Thuemmler, C. (2012, May). Integrating Assisted Living with Primary and Secondary Health Care. Paper presented at Data Handling in Health and Social Care: Striking the balance between confidentiality, security and information sharing, Edinburgh.

Lo, O., Fan, L., Buchanan, W., Thuemmler, C., Lawson, A. (2012). Towards Simulation of Patient Data for Evaluation of E-Health Platform and Services. In: (Ed.) PGNET 2012, , () ( ed.). (pp. 160-165). : . .

Thuemmler, C. (2010, May, 26). Cloud Computing - Health Care's Silver Lining. newswireone, http://newswireone.c.

Thuemmler, C. (2010). DACAR - Data Capture and Auto Identification Reference Project. In: Sundmaeker, H., Guillemin, P., Friess, P., Woelffle, S. (Eds.) Vision and Challenges for the Internet of Things, , () (March 2010 ed.). (pp. 202). : . European Commission.

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