Connected Healthcare: Paving the Way for a User-Centered Healthcare Model
Hasso Plattner Institute, February 13, 2020
Connected Healthcare aims to pave the way for transforming healthcare systems from purely managing illness to maintaining wellness.
Connected Healthcare aims to pave the way for transforming healthcare systems from purely managing illness to maintaining wellness. Ubiquitous sensing and computing technologies are foreseen as the key enabler for pushing the paradigm shift from the established provider-centric healthcare model to a user-centered and preventive overall lifestyle health management that is available everywhere, anytime and to anyone.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bert Arnrich
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bert Arnrich is Professor for Digital Health – Connected Healthcare at the joint Digital-Engineering Faculty of Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) and the University of Potsdam.
His research on ubiquitous sensing and computing technologies is directed towards paving the way for transforming healthcare systems from purely managing illness to maintaining wellness everywhere, anytime and for anyone.
He studied "Informatics in the Natural Sciences" and received the PhD degree Dr.-Ing. for the thesis "Data Mart Based Research in Heart Surgery". He established and headed the research group Pervasive Healthcare in the Wearable Computing Laboratory at ETH Zurich. He received an Marie Curie Cofound Fellowship from the European Union and was appointed to tenure track professorship at the Computer Engineering Department at Bosporus University. He worked as a Science Manager for Emerging Technologies at Accenture Technology Solutions.