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Volume 15 Supplement 3

Multidimensional, multidiscipline and shared decision making in healthcare and eHealth

Research

Edited by Leandro Pecchia, Christopher Nugent, Fabio De Felice, Umberto Bracale and Paolo Melillo

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

  1. Standing from a bed or chair may cause a significant lowering of blood pressure (ΔBP), which may have severe consequences such as, for example, falls in older subjects. The goal of this study was to develop a ...

    Authors: G Sannino, P Melillo, S Stranges, G De Pietro and L Pecchia
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 3):S2
  2. The project selection process is a crucial step for healthcare organizations at the moment of implementing six sigma programs in both administrative and caring processes. However, six-sigma project selection i...

    Authors: Miguel A Ortíz, Heriberto A Felizzola and Santiago Nieto Isaza
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 3):S3
  3. The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) is a European Commission led policy initiative to address the challenges of demographic change in Europe. For monitoring the health...

    Authors: Christian EH Boehler, Gimon de Graaf, Lotte Steuten, Yaling Yang and Fabienne Abadie
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 3):S4
  4. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is a serious cardiac condition that brings high risks of urgent hospitalization and death. Remote monitoring systems are well-suited to managing patients suffering from CHF, and ...

    Authors: Gabriele Guidi, Luca Pollonini, Clifford C Dacso and Ernesto Iadanza
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 3):S5
  5. Falls in the elderly is a major problem. Although falls have a multifactorial etiology, a commonly cited cause of falls in older people is poor vision. This study proposes a method to discriminate fallers and ...

    Authors: P Melillo, A Orrico, M Attanasio, S Rossi, L Pecchia, F Chirico, F Testa and F Simonelli
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 3):S6
  6. The assessment of a new health technology is a multidisciplinary and multidimensional process, which requires a complex analysis and the convergence of different stakeholders into a common decision. This task ...

    Authors: Jorge Cancela, Giuseppe Fico and Maria T Arredondo Waldmeyer
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 3):S7

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