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Babak Farshchian

Senior Research Scientist

Babak Farshchian

Senior Research Scientist

Babak Farshchian
Phone: 992 86 869
Mobile: 992 86 869
Department: Software Engineering, Safety and Security
Office: Trondheim

Publications and responsibilities

Publications

Publication

Acceptance of Health-Related ICT among Elderly People Living in the Community: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Evidence

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1471292

There are a growing number of seniors and a growing need for health-related ICT (Information and Communication Technology) solutions to allow seniors live independently in their own homes and communities. We need to have a better understanding of how and why seniors use or do not use health-related ...

Authors Vassli Lars Tore Farshchian Babak A.
Year 2017
Type Journal publication
Publication

Which Mobile Health Toolkit Should a Service Provider Choose? A Comparative Evaluation of Apple HealthKit, Google Fit, and Samsung Digital Health Platform

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1465623

Mobile health applications are proliferating. Platform vendors have recently created programming toolkits to support developers. In many healthcare scenarios, mobile health applications are only the end-point of a larger supervised service involving many stakeholders. We want to know how these toolk...

Year 2017
Type Part of a book/report
Publication

From Episodes to Continuity of Care: a Study of a Call Center for Supporting Independent Living

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1465614

Call centers are a central coordination hub for remote health services and telemedicine. Recently, also telecare providers use call centers to support the remote care of seniors living independently. Although we know that the quality of the interaction between caregiver and senior care recipient is ...

Year 2017
Type Journal publication
Publication

Empowerment or concealed compliance?: A review of literature on mobile ICT solutions for patient empowerment

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1458036

Healthcare systems are under pressure because of demographic changes and increased demand. Patient empowerment is seen as a powerful approach to cope with this pressure. Information technology is used in various forms to promote patient empowerment, and carries a perceived potential. We did a system...

Authors Skinstad Thor Jarle J. Farshchian Babak A.
Year 2016
Type Part of a book/report
Publication

A technology-enhanced service for person-centered dementia care: Preliminary results from a field trial

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1458032

A growing body of empirical data demonstrates the positive health outcomes of person-centered dementia care. There exists, however, a gap in our knowledge about how to provide personcentered care in an efficient way. In this paper, we describe a person-centered activity-based dementia care service, ...

Year 2016
Type Part of a book/report
Publication

Empowerment or concealed compliance? A review of literature on mobile ICT solutions for patient empowerment

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1426767

Healthcare systems are under pressure because of demographic changes and increased demand. Patient empowerment is seen as a powerful approach to cope with this pressure. Information technology is used in various forms to promote patient empowerment, and carries a perceived potential. We did a system...

Authors Skinstad Thor Jarle J. Farshchian Babak A.
Year 2016
Type Conference lecture and academic presentation
Publication

A technology-enhanced service for person-centered dementia care: Preliminary results from a field trial

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1426752

A growing body of empirical data demonstrates the positive health outcomes of person-centered dementia care. There exists, however, a gap in our knowledge about how to provide person-centered care in an efficient way. In this paper, we describe a person-centered activity-based dementia care service,...

Year 2016
Type Conference lecture and academic presentation
Publication

Combining Persuasive Computing and User Centered Design into an Energy Awareness System for Smart Houses

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1407734

The environmental impacts of the usage of fossil fuels together with its limited supply has been pushing governments, industries and people to seek cleaner and renewable energy supplies and to adopt energy habits leading to a greater sustainability. While acquiring a Photo Voltaic solar panel (PV) i...

Authors Vilarinho Thomas Farshchian Babak A. Wienhofen Leendert Wilhelmus Marinus Franang Thomas Aleksander Gulbrandsen Håkon
Year 2016
Type Part of a book/report
Publication

Implementering av lokaliseringstjeneste i Trondheim kommunes helse- og omsorgstilbud til personer med kognitiv svikt

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1391382

Trondheim kommune har i forbindelse med sin satsning på velferdsteknologi jobbet aktivt med å implementere en lokaliseringstjeneste for personer med kognitiv svikt. Denne rapporten er resultatet fra en kvalitativ undersøkelse utført blant de involverte i utviklingen og driften av tjenesten. Vi har i...

Authors Farshchian Babak A. Dahl Yngve
Year 2016
Type Report/thesis
Publication

Stakeholder Attitudes Toward and Values Embedded in a Sensor-Enhanced Personal Emergency Response System

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1288723

This paper provides an empirical understanding of concerns that the application of a sensor-enhanced medical alert system, or personal emergency response (PER) system, raises from the perspective of care receivers (users) and care providers. Data were gathered in the context of a field trial of a PE...

Authors Dahl Yngve Farshchian Babak A. Vilarinho Thomas Helbostad Jorunn L. Nawaz Ather Nygård Arnhild Jenssen Wik Per Bendik
Year 2016
Type Journal publication
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