About the Journal

Aims and scope

EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology is open access, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal focused on personal electronic health assistants, health crowdsourcing, data mining, knowledge management, IT applications to the needs of patients, disease prevention and awareness, electronic and mobile health platforms including design and more. The journal publishes research articles, review articles, commentaries, editorials, technical articles, and short communications with a quarterly frequency. Authors are not charged for article submission and processing.

Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

  • Physiological models for interpreting medical sensor data
  • Sensing/Actuating Technologies and Pervasive Computing
  • Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health Professions
  • Human-Computer Interaction and Computer Supported Cooperative Work
  • Hardware and Software Infrastructures
  • Activity recognition and fall detection
  • User modeling and personalization
  • Modeling of Pervasive Healthcare environments
  • Sensor-based decision support systems
  • Design and evaluation of patient and ambient-related sensors
  • Wearable and implantable sensor integration
  • Data fusion in pervasive healthcare environments
  • Data mining of medical patient records
  • Software architectures
  • Electronic Health Records

Understanding Users

  • Identifying and addressing stakeholder needs
  • Usability and acceptability
  • Barriers and enablers to adoption
  • Social implications of pervasive health technology, and social inclusion
  • Coverage and delivery of pervasive healthcare services
  • Patient and caregiver empowerment
  • Diversity: population and condition-specific requirements
  • Inclusive research and design: engaging underrepresented populations
  • Digital interventions and health behavior change

Applications

  • Autonomous systems to support independent living
  • Clinical applications, validation, and evaluation studies
  • Telemedicine and mHealth solutions
  • Chronic disease and health risk management applications
  • Health/Wellbeing promotion and disease prevention
  • Home-based health and wellness measurement and monitoring
  • Continuous vs event-driven monitoring of patients
  • Smart homes and hospitals
  • Using mobile devices in the storage, update, and transmission of patient data
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle support
  • Systems to support individuals with auditory, cognitive, or vision impairments
  • Systems to support caregivers

Pervasive Healthcare Management

  • Challenges surrounding data quality
  • Standards and interoperability in pervasive healthcare
  • Business cases and cost issues
  • Security and privacy issues
  • Training of healthcare professionals for pervasive healthcare
  • Legal and regulatory issues
  • Staffing and resource management

Article Processing Charge (APC)

In this journal, we do not apply APC for the processing or publication of articles.

Frequency

This journal publishes five issues per year.

Copyright notice

Authors retain copyright over their materials and are free to copy, redistribute, remix, transform, and build upon the material since all the papers are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license.

Archiving

All the articles published by EAI are archived using Portico's e-journal preservation service, together with CLOCKSS and LOCKSS. This ensures that all articles published are preserved and available for future researchers and students.

Privacy statement

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