Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Computer Networks and Communications
Volume 2012, Article ID 596749, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/596749
Research Article

Development of Personal Wellness Information Model for Pervasive Healthcare

1eHealth Research Group, School of Information Sciences, University of Tampere, P.O. BOX 607, 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
2Department of Information, National Institute for Health and Welfare, P.O. Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland

Received 2 March 2012; Accepted 8 August 2012

Academic Editor: Rui Zhang

Copyright © 2012 Antto Seppälä et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. P. Nykänen, “Requirements for user friendly personal ehealth information systems,” in Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, vol. 137, pp. 367–372, IOS Press, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  2. L. L. Berry and A. M. Mirabito, “Innovative healthcare delivery,” Business Horizons, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 157–169, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. C. Koop, R. Mosher, L. Kun et al., “Future delivery of health care: cybercare,” IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 29–38, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. M. Ohashi, M. Hori, and S. Suzuki, “Citizen-centric e-healthcare management based on pervasive authentication-New ICT roadmap to active ageing,” in 2010 4th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, Pervasive Health 2010, pp. 1–8, March 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. W. Pratt, K. Unruh, A. Civan, and M. Skeels, “Personal health information management,” Communications of the ACM, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 51–55, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. P. Nykänen and A. Seppälä, “Collaborative approach for sustainable citizen-centered health care,” in Critical Issues for the Development of Sustainable E-Health Solutions, Healthcare Delivery in the Information Age, N. Wickramasinghe et al., Ed., pp. 115–134, Springer, New York, NY, USA, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  7. J. S. Larson, “The conceptualization of health,” Medical Care Research and Review, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 123–136, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. World Health Organization, Preamble to the Constitution of the World Health Organization as Adopted by the International Health Conference, World Health Organization, New York, NY, USA, 1948.
  9. S. Mackey, “Towards an ontological theory of wellness: a discussion of conceptual foundations and implications for nursing,” Nursing Philosophy, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 103–112, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. N. Oguz-Duran and E. Tezer, “Wellness and self-esteem among turkish university students,” International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 32–44, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. I. Korhonen and J. E. Bardram, “Introduction to the special section on pervasive healthcare,” IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 229–234, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. B. Arnrich, O. Mayora, J. Bardram, and G. Tröster, “Pervasive healthcare paving the way for a pervasive, user-centered and preventive healthcare model,” Methods of Information in Medicine, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 67–73, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. J. E. Bardram, “Pervasive healthcare as a scientific discipline,” Methods of Information in Medicine, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 178–185, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. U. Varshney, “Pervasive healthcare and wireless health monitoring,” Mobile Networks and Applications, vol. 12, no. 2-3, pp. 113–127, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. K. Siau and Y. Wang, “Cognitive evaluation of information modeling methods,” Information and Software Technology, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 455–474, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. Y. Wand, D. E. Monarchi, J. Parsons, and C. C. Woo, “Theoretical foundations for conceptual modelling in information systems development,” Decision Support Systems, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 285–304, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. R. Weber, “Conceptual modelling and ontology: possibilities and pitfalls,” Journal of Database Management, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 1–20, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. H. S. Pinto and J. P. Martins, “Ontologies: how can they be built?” Knowledge and Information Systems, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 441–464, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  19. H. S. Pinto and J. P. Martins, Ontologies: How Can They Be Built?Springer, New York, NY, USA, 2004.
  20. P. Nykänen, P. Ruotsalainen, B. Blobel, and A. Seppälä, “Research on trusted personal health and wellness information in ubiquitous health information space,” in Proceedings of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE '09), pp. 432–435, September 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. S. T. March and G. F. Smith, “Design and natural science research on information technology,” Decision Support Systems, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 251–266, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. A. R. Hevner, S. T. March, J. Park, and S. Ram, “Design science in information systems research,” MIS Quarterly, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 75–105, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. D. Zowghi and C. Coulin, “Requirements elicitation: a survey of techniques, approaches, and tools,” Engineering and Managing Software Requirements, pp. 19–46, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  24. J. Kitzinger, “Introducing focus groups,” BMJ, vol. 311, no. 7000, pp. 299–302, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. R. A. Powell and H. M. Single, “Focus groups,” International Journal for Quality in Health Care, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 499–504, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. J. E. Myers and T. J. Sweeney, “The indivisible self: an evidence-based model of wellness,” Journal of Individual Psychology, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 234–245, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  27. C. Soomlek and L. Benedicenti, “Operational wellness model: a wellness model designed for an agent-based wellness visualization system,” in 2nd International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine (ETELEMED '10), pp. 45–50, February 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. T. G. J. C. Kirsten, H. J. L. van der Walt, and C. T. Viljoen, “Health, well-being and wellness: an anthropological eco-systemic approach,” Health SA Gesondheid, vol. 14, pp. 1–7, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  29. T. L. Schuster, M. Dobson, M. Jauregui, and R. H. I. Blanks, “Wellness lifestyles I: a theoretical framework linking wellness, health lifestyles, and complementary and alternative medicine,” Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 349–356, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. P. Conrad, “Wellness as virtue: morality and the pursuit of health,” Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 385–401, 1994. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. E. W. Sterling, S. A. Von Esenwein, S. Tucker, L. Fricks, and B. G. Druss, “Integrating wellness, recovery, and self-management for mental health consumers,” Community Mental Health Journal, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 130–138, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. R. A. Kiefer, “An integrative review of the concept of well-being,” Holistic Nursing Practice, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 244–252, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. A. Ahtinen, S. Ramiah, J. Blom, and M. Isomursu, “Design of mobile wellness applications: identifying cross-cultural factors,” in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction: Designing for Habitus and Habitat (OZCHI '08), pp. 164–173, December 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  34. D. A. Els and R. P. De La Rey, “Developing a holistic wellness model,” SA Journal of Human Resource Management, no. 2, pp. 46–56, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  35. T. Sweeney and J. M. Witmer, “Beyond social interest: striving toward optimum health and wellness,” Individual Psychology, vol. 47, pp. 527–540, 1991. View at Google Scholar
  36. C. Saylor, “The circle of health: a health definition model,” Journal of Holistic Nursing, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 97–115, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  37. A. Seppälä and P. Nykänen, “Contextual analysis and modeling of personal wellness,” in Proceedings of the International Conference Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (KEOD '11), J. Filipe and J. L. G. Dietz, Eds., pp. 26–29, Paris, France, October 2011.
  38. HUMAINE Emotion Annotation and Representation Language (EARL): Proposalm, 2006, http://emotion-research.net/projects/humaine/earl/proposal.