© 2016

Building Sustainable Health Ecosystems

6th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2016, Tampere, Finland, September 16-18, 2016, Proceedings

  • Hongxiu Li
  • Pirkko Nykänen
  • Reima Suomi
  • Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Gunilla Widén
  • Ming Zhan
Conference proceedings WIS 2016

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 636)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Macro Level Considerations of e-Health and Welfare

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Stina Ojala, Riitta Lahtinen, Helinä Hirn
      Pages 15-22
    3. Antti Vikström, Sanaz Rahimi Moosavi, Hans Moen, Tapio Salakoski, Sanna Salanterä
      Pages 47-56
    4. Anna-Leena Vuorinen, Miikka Ermes, Tuula Karhula, Katja Rääpysjärvi, Jaakko Lähteenmäki
      Pages 57-66
  3. Welfare Issues of Children, Youth, Young Elderly and Seniors

  4. Analytics Issues of e-Health and Welfare

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Cristina Coelho, M. Rosário Martins, Nelson Lima, Henrique Vicente, José Neves
      Pages 139-150
    3. Mahmoud Khaled Abd-Ellah, Ali Ismail Awad, Ashraf A. M. Khalaf, Hesham F. A. Hamed
      Pages 151-160
  5. National/Regional Initiatives in e-Health and Welfare

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2016, held in Tampere, Finland, in September 2016.

The 21 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 42 submissions. With the core topic "Building Sustainable Health Ecosystems" WIS 2016 focused on innovations and fresh ideas in the cross-section of urban living, information society and health as understood in a wide sense. The papers presented in this volume are organized along the following seven broad topics: 1. Macro level considerations of e-health and welfare, 2.Welfare issues of children, youth, young elderly and seniors, 3. Analytics issues of eHealth and welfare, 4. National/regional initiatives in eHealth and welfare, and 5. Specific topics of eHealth. The papers in these topics span qualitative and quantitative analysis, empirical surveys, case studies as well as conceptual work.


applied computing artificial intelligence business models data mining e-health eHealth electronic commerce e-commerce health informatics healthcare information systems health literacy Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) ICT governance image processing information systems machine learning urban living usability user interfaces wellbeing

Editors and affiliations

  • Hongxiu Li
    • 1
  • Pirkko Nykänen
    • 2
  • Reima Suomi
    • 3
  • Nilmini Wickramasinghe
    • 4
  • Gunilla Widén
    • 5
  • Ming Zhan
    • 6
  1. 1.University of TurkuTurkuFinland
  2. 2.University of TampereTampereFinland
  3. 3.University of TurkuTurkuFinland
  4. 4.Deakin UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  5. 5.Åbo Academi UniversityTurkuFinland
  6. 6.Åbo Academi UniversityTurkuFinland

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