Skip to 0 minutes and 10 seconds How can technology make you healthy? eHealth combines psychology, technology, and health care in order to improve our health and well being. During our six week open online course, you’ll learn what the possibilities of eHealth are, how to develop eHealth technologies, and how to make sure these will actually be used and are effective. The first two weeks of this course show the possibilities of eHealth. For example, eHealth can be used during daily life to improve health and well being. It’s also used in a health care setting. For instance, to assist nurses in doing their job. In weeks three and four, we’ll explain how to design eHealth technologies that take the perspective of the user and the context into account.
Skip to 0 minutes and 56 seconds You’ll acquire the skills to create a lo-fi prototype and conduct a usability test with prospective users. The fifth and sixth week of this course will make you think about ensuring that eHealth technology will actually be used in practice. We will also explain how to investigate whether eHealth is effective. This course combines theory with practice. You’ll gain new knowledge on eHealth and also acquire practical skills by means of cases. To provide you with insight, we’ll show lots of interesting and innovative real life examples. The motto of the University of Twente is high tech, human touch. We believe this is the way to create effective eHealth technologies, combining the human, health care, and technological perspective.
Skip to 1 minute and 45 seconds I hope that you are as enthusiastic as I am about all the new and exciting possibilities that eHealth offers. I invite you to join this course.