Human-Computer Interaction

INTERACT 2015: Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2015 pp 677-678 | Cite as

Workshop on Interactivity in Healthcare Systems (IHS)

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9299)

Abstract

We are all living longer with average life expectancy increasing across the globe [1]. However, chronic conditions such as heart disease, strokes and cancer, coupled with an increasing global obesity problem still cause a growing number of premature deaths [1]. These conditions combined with an aging population cause a huge strain on healthcare provision.

Keywords

Healthcare Interactivity eHealth Healthy living 

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochesterUSA
  2. 2.University of AberdeenAberdeenUK

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