Mobile and Information Technologies in Medicine and Health


Conference programme

DAY 1   20.11.2014    
Registration 8:00 - 8:45
Welcome speech 8:50
9:00   Rachelle Kaye   the European Health Telematics Association and Coordinator of the Maccabi International Center for Research and Development, Israel
9:20 Håvar Brendryen Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research, University of Oslo
9:40   Diane Whitehouse   European Health Telematics Association
Morning session 1 session chair: Holly Jimison
10:00 15 Martin Burwitz (1), Hannes Schlieter (1) and Steffen Greiffenberg (2) Clinical Process Management in the Future - Standard Operation Procedures on Mobile Devices 1-TU Dresden, Germany, Germany
10:15 23 Enrique Puertas (1), Manuel de Buenaga (1) and María Lorena Prieto (1) BUSCLIMED: Mobile app for searching medical literature 1-Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
10:30 3 Nuno Ribeiro (1), Luis Moreira (2), Ana Barros (1), Ana Margarida Almeida (3) and Filipe Santos-Silva (1) Happy: a cancer prevention smartphone app designed to promote behavior change 1-Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, Portugal 2-Piaget Institute 3-University of Aveiro, Portugal
10:45 33 Esteban J. Pino, Javier A. P. Chávez, Constanza Larsen, Carlos Villagrán and Pablo Aqueveque Non-Invasive system for ubiquitous physiological home monitoring 1-Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
Coffee break 11:00 - 11:15
Morning session 2 session chair: Håvar Brendryen
11:15 38 Alexander Prokhorov, Salma Marani and Mario Luca Three evidence-based tobacco control mobile apps based on federally funded research projects The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, US
11:30 18 Salvatore Gaglio, Giuseppe Lo Re, Gloria Martorella, Daniele Peri and Salvatore Davide Vassallo Development of an IoT Environmental Monitoring Application with a Novel Middleware for Resource Constrained Devices DICGIM - University of Palermo, Italy
11:45 6 Gaetano Carmelo La Delfa and Vincenzo Catania Accurate indoor navigation using Smartphone, Bluetooth Low Energy and Visual Tags Department of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering, University of Catania, Italy
12:00 22 Marie Tichá (1), Markéta Janatová (1) and Olga Švestková (2) Mobile rehabilitation device for balance training with visual feedback 1-Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, CTU, Prague 2-Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Lunch 12:15-13:00
Poster session 1 13:00-14:00
  8 Martin Kufa and Zbynek Raida Filtering antenna array for off-body communication Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
9 Joseph T. F. Lau, Kit Man Cheng and Anise M. S. Wu Incidence and factors of natural remission from Internet addiction among Chinese secondary school students – a longitudinal study 1-Centre for Health Behaviours Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China 2-Department of Psychology, University of Macau, China
  10 Filip Malenak Mobile system for monitoring sports activity Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
14 Tomáš Korč (1), Petr Koranda (1), Jiří Potůček (1), Baha Chbani (2), Jiří Palas (2), Miroslav Křížek (2) and Štěpán Staniek (2) InspectLife – Pilot Testing of Telecare and Telehealth Services 1-Mediinspect, Czech Republic, 2-Mediware, Czech Republic
  17 Vadym Kramar (1), Markku Korhonen (1) and Marjo Rauhala (2) End-user Experiences and Perspectives – HoviMestari 1-Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland 2-Vienna University of Technology, Austria
21 Jonas Vetterick (1), Attila Altiner (2) and Clemens H. Cap (1) Enhancing Medical Students Exam Revision Course with Modern Classroom Response Systems 1-Department of Computer Science, University of Rostock, Germany 2-Institute of General Practice, Rostock University Medical Center, Germany
  24 Selene Hu A Social Network Approach to the Gatekeeping of Medical Information of PrEP on Twitter University of Southern California, US
25 Hanen Bouali and Jalel Akaichi The Mask: A Face Network System for Bell’s palsy Recovery Surveillance institut supérieur de gestion Tunis, Tunis
  29 Buket Kaya and Mustafa Poyraz Unsupervised Link Prediction in Age-Evolving Symptom Networks Firat University, Turkey
30 Mehmet Kaya and Serpil Gül Link Prediction in Weighted Disease Networks Firat University, Turkey
  31 Petr Novak and Jiri Anyz Everyday Independence and Self-Sufficiency CTU Prague
32 Miroslav Uller and Marek Lenart WOW – A Friendly User Interface Framework for Elderly Users CTU Prague
Keynote session
14:30   Matěj Adam   IBM
15:00 Vladimír Finsterle Pears Health Cyber
15:30   Daniela Rubio   Apple
Coffee break 16:00-16:15
Afternoon session session chair: Matěj Adam
16:15 35 Andreas Tobola, Oliver Korpok, Christian Hofmann, Christian Weigand and Georg Fischer System Design Impacts on Battery Runtime of Wearable Medical Sensors  
16:30 7 Martin Kováč, Gabriel Nagy, Viera Stopjaková and Daniel Arbet Integrated UWB Antenna for Implantable Biosensors within WBAN
Keynote session
17:00   Misha Pavel   Northeastern University, Boston, MA, formerly NSF, US
17:30 Holly Jimison Northeastern University, Boston, MA, formerly NIH, US
DAY 2   21.11.2014    
Keynote session
9:00   Radek Fiala   CleverTech Prague
9:30 Pavel Kubů Intel
10:00   Jan Lorman   Život 90, Prague
Coffee break 10:30 - 10:45
MobileMed Challenge presentations
2 4 Alessandro Crimi Docmeup AIMS Ghana / ETH Zurich, Switzerland
3 12 Dr. Joelene Huber "911 Sim Kids App" - A Smartphone Application Designed for Teaching Emergency Safety Skills to Children University of Toronto, Department of Paediatrics; St. Michael's Hospital, US
4 Dipl.-Inf.(FH) Patrick Rogge FAS-Senior
5   Walter Karlen RRate: An innovative respiratory rate counter for the point-of-care
7   Alberto Ferrari Intelligent tutoring system for gait rehabilitation of persons with Parkinson's disease
8 Filip Zoubek Psoriasis does not have to be perpetual
9   Dani Roig Psious  
10 34 Heike Leutheuser Real-Time ECG Arrhythmia Detection on Smartphones Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), University Hospital Erlangen, raunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, Germany
11 11 Ofer Azoulay Mobile Application for Diagnosis of Facial Nerve Palsy Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Iarael, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
12 Piotr Słomian
Lunch 12:15 - 13:15
Keynote session
13:15   Vratislav Fabián   Medicton group
13:35 Michal Zwinger
13:55   Jan Husák & Daniel Kuneš   BigLauncher
Coffee break 14:15-14:30
Afternoon session 14:30-15:30 session chair: Daniel Novák
14:30   David Kula, Renata Kolářová The Interactive Textbook of Cardiology - eCardio Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic
14:45 27 Václav Burda and Daniel Novak Diabetes mellitus compensation using mobile technology CTU Prague
15:00 16 Lukas Roubik Routine use of Telemedicine in clinical practice Czech National eHealth Center, Czech Republic
15:15 28 Jan Balata, Zdenek Mikovec, Kamil Darebny and Vlastimil Jinoch Data Structures for Landmark-based Navigation of Blind Pedestrians Department of Computer Graphics and Interaction, CTU Prague
Challenge awards 15:30-15:45
Final word 16:00

Keynote speakers

Confirmed keynote speakers for mobilemed conference 2014 (list will be updated continuously):

Rachelle Kaye

We are very pleased to share that Rachelle Kaye, a member of the Board of Directors of EHTEL (the European Health Telematics Association) and Coordinator of the Maccabi International Center for Research and Development, Israel, will join this year's mobileMed. With over 25 years of experience in health IT including significant large-scale eHealth systems, she is one of the key proffessionals in the field.

In her talk she will describe modern methods for personal health record and electronic medical record management and for patient-doctor communication.

Misha Pavel

We are very pleased to announce that Misha Pavel - Misha Pavel, Professor, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, formerly Program Director at the U.S.A. National Science Foundation. - will give invited speach at MobileMed 2014.

We are looking forward to his talk on the necessity of understanding to Scientific underpinnings of mHealth concepts and methods.

Holly Jimison

Holly Jimison - Professor at Northeastern University, Boston, MA, previously with the U.S. National Insitute of Health (NIH) - is an expert on new approaches in medical informatics.

We are very much looking forward to her talk on Big Data Challenges in Monitoring Health Behaviors in the Home & Environment.

Diane Whitehouse

Ms Diane Whitehouse is an eHealth expert with the European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) . She is currently involved with the Momentum and Engaged thematic networks.

Radek Fiala

Mr. Radek Fiala is founder of CleverTech Prague and one of the key movers of the Seniorinspect project.

He will speak on his primary topic: assistive technologies in ageing population.

Håvar Brendryen

Dr. Håvar Brendryen is senior research fellow at Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research, University of Oslo with interests in addictology and especially relapse prevention.

His speech will be on Lapse management systems in online interventions for alcohol and smoking cessation.

Matěj Adam

Mr. Adam is a Healthcare Industry leader at IBM for EMEA markets and has a very extensive experience in developing modern health IT solutions and formulating strategies in more than 30 countries.

His talk will be on how can modern health IT solutions facilitate the needs of ageing population and expansion of chronic diseases by leveraging new and existing data sources and analytic innovations.

Vladimír Finsterle

Dr. Finsterle is a founder and CEO of Pears Health Cyber - company aimed at health communication, information services, marketing and e-commerce.

In his talk, he will talk on current trends Marketing and communication in healthcare

Pavel Kubu

Dr. Pavel Kubu is a doctor of Medicine specialized in experienced in eHealth and mHealth tools, currently working as expert on Medical Informatics at Intel corp.

His talk will be on Special needs and threats of elderly people in the virtual world.

Jan Husák & Daniel Kuneš

The founders of BigLauncher project - an android interface for elderly and visually impaired - will hold a joint talk at this year's mobilemed.

They will talk about user design and B2B experience.

Daniela Rubio

A Mexican living in Spain and accessibility consultant for Apple. She will hold a talk and demonstration on what the VoiceOver technology can do for the visually impaired. Being blind herself, she understands importance of the topic very well.

Vratislav Fabián

co-founder of the Medicton group and assistant professor at the CTU, Prague, interested in assistive and other medical technologies.

Vratislav will speak about development and user experience of i4control - unique asisstive device for controlling computer using eye movements.

Jan Lorman

A well-known advocate for quality life of seniors, co-founder and director of the NGO Zivot 90 aimed at supporting seniors and their relatives.

In his speech, he will speak about The possibilities and opportunities of medical-social boundary

Michal Zwinger

Managing director of / will speak about their project Levebee

Levebee is an online app that aims to improve unsufficitient reading skills and reading disorder conditions, such as dyslexia, by providing a new-generation learning tool to students, parents, teachers and related professionals.

Mobile Health & AAL App Challenge

This year's MobileMed will host the "Mobile Health & AAL (Ambient Assitive Technology) Challenge" - a technical competition geared towards engaging students (can include faculty researchers AS team members) and mHealth startups, small SME and entrepreneurs to:

  • Design and develop a mHealth app that aims to improve the delivery of healthcare at either the the patient, physician and community levels.
  • The mHealth app should focus on any one of these themes: (a) Patient support to self-manage chronic disease; (b) Physician support to improve clinical decision-making; (c) Patient-Provider information sharing; and (d) Remote patient monitoring and response.
  • The mHealth app should present a mobile health solution to address a real and present healthcare delivery challenge

Non-public programme

Second meeting of Czech academic departments active in eHealth, telemedicine and assistive technologies will take place on Friday 21st between 10:45-12:00 at "salonek".


Conference proceedings will be posted online HERE at this website and distributed to every participant in electronic form.

Program Committee

Daniel Novak (chair), Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE CTU in Prague
David Kula (co-chair), Czech National eHealth Centre, Palacky University Olomouc and University Hospital Olomouc, Czech Republic
Gianluca Agosta,ENEA,Italy
Tarik Al-Ani, ESIEE-PARIS, France
Eoin Banahan, RoundRose Associates Ltd, UK
David Cuesta Frau, Department of Computer Engineering, Politecnical University of Valencia, Spain
Roman Gabrhelik, Clinic of addictology, 1st Faculty of Medicine Charles University, Charles University and General Teaching Hospital
Zdenek Gütter, Czech National eHealth Centre, Palacky University Olomouc and University Hospital Olomouc, Czech Republic
Miroslav Hamouz, AleinrtMe, UK
Jan Havlík, FEE CTU in Prague
Stefan Holiga, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany
Shannon Hughes, School of Social Wrk, Colorado State University, USA
Francisco Ibáñez, Brainstorm Multimedia, Spain
Pavel Kordik, Czech Technical University in Prague
Claudio Lamberti, University of Bologna, Italy
Lenka Lhotská, Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE CTU in Prague
Jan Macek, IBM, Czech Republic
Gregory Maniatopoulos, Institute of Health & Society,Faculty of Medical Sciences,Newcastle University
Milos Mraz, 3rd Medical Department, 1st Faculty of Medicine Charles University, Charles University and General Teaching Hospital
Karsten Muller, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany
Petr Nalevka, SleepAsAndroid, Czech Republic
Jakub Ouhrabka, Comgate, Czech Republic
Misha Pavel, U.S. National Science Foundation + Northeastern University in Boston
Thomas Penzel, Charite, Germany
Christine Petioky Fonds Soziales Wien, Austria
Tomas Prusa, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.
Eugen Rasev, Schweinfurt Rehabilitation Clinic, Germany
Rossany Roche, Informedica, Spain
Lukas Roubik, Czech National eHealth Centre, Palacky University Olomouc and University Hospital Olomouc, Czech Republic
Henk Schwietert, Evalan, Netherlands
Jan Šedivý, Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE CTU in Prague
Olga Štěpánková, Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE CTU in Prague
Miloš Táborský, Czech National eHealth Centre, Palacky University Olomouc and University Hospital Olomouc, Czech Republic
Ausra Vidugiriene, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Martin Vyhnálek, Department of Neurology, 2nd faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Motol Hospital
Kevin Warwick,University of Reading, UK
Alexandrer Wohrer, Vienna Science and Technology Fund, Austria
Adam Zbiejczuk, Babel Guide

Technical comittee:
Eduard Bakštein, (chair), Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE CTU in Prague, Czech Republic
Jakub Schneider, Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE CTU in Prague, Czech Republic
Petr Svobodník, Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE CTU in Prague, Czech Republic
Jan Lukeš, Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE CTU in Prague, Czech Republic

Organizing committee

Daniel Novák*
Eduard Bakštein*
Jakub Schneider*

Nature inspired technologies group
  Department of Cybernetics
  Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  Czech Technical university in Prague