Vasileios Nittas

By Vasileios Nittas 05:14 amNovember 26, 2019
About the author: Vasileios Nittas is a doctoral candidate at the Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich. The opinions in this piece are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of MobiHealthNews or HIMSS. Electronic Public Health, or shorter, ePublic Health is an emerging 'joint venture' between tradition and innovation. It is the...
By Vasileios Nittas 05:23 amJuly 23, 2019
It is widely known that the true success of digital health initiatives ultimately depends on end-user acceptance, motivation and engagement. The harsh reality is that only a fraction of eHealth solutions reaches the user, a smaller fraction of those is being adopted, while an even smaller fraction passes the line of “initial adoption” and achieves sustainability. This reality holds equally for...
By Vasileios Nittas 12:21 pmMarch 12, 2019
The eHealth era, with all its innovations and possibilities, brings an abundance of digital tools capable of capturing our physical, mental as well as social well-being, often quantified in numbers and graphs. With the ever-increasing ownership of wearables, sensors and apps that track sleep patterns, step counts, water consumption or mood states, we are continuously creating our own personal...