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Another visit from Germany and a lot of good progress!

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Christiane Grünloh, who came from Germany to visit as a few weeks ago (see this blog post), came back to us this week. The main reason for her visit was once again to work with us in the large eHealth studies which I’m currently leading. As always, it was nice to have her with us and we got a lot of things done during these few days. First of all, we got several interviews done for this study. I will not discuss results here, since it is too early in the process and nothing has been analyzed, but after these days I’m sure that the study will give a lot of new insight. I also learned that Christiane is a very talented interviewer! It was obvious that she is a good active listener and that she can create a nice atmosphere during the interviews.

While Christiane was here, we also discussed about possibilities for writing CHI-papers and I think we came up with some really good ideas. I will try two write one related to mediated communication and haptic feedback and one, together with other researchers in DOME, related to eHealth. We also discussed ideas for submissions to other conferences. I will of course write more about this in future blog posts.

We also had progress when it came to accepted papers. A while ago I wrote a blog post about some papers being submitted to Interact. Yesterday we learned that one of them, a method paper about a workshop the DOME consortium hosted last autumn, had been conditionally accepted! I will write more about it when we have a final answer after resubmit. This also means that Christiane will get funding for visiting the conference in Mumbai, which in turn means that we (Åsa Cajander, Christiane and I) can submit a prepared workshop paper to the same conference (I will write another post about that if the WS contribution gets accepted)! The other paper we sent to Interact, about nurses’ views on patient accessible electronic health records, did not get accepted this time. But, we do have a plan for the future of that paper.

So, we had a lot of good progress this week and I hope we will have more of these weeks ahead of us!

 

eHealth · Interact

Recently submitted a paper to Interact 2017!

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Earlier this evening I submitted a short paper to the Interact 2017 conference, after a seemingly endless iteration of “let’s check all the details one last time”! The paper, on which I’m the second author, relates to the eHealth area and is based on a master’s thesis. If accepted, it will be my biggest paper contribution I have made this far during my time as a postdoc at Uppsala University. I will, of course, write more about the submission and introduce the other authors when a decision has been made after the blind review.

It is actually the case that I’m also one of the authors behind another Interact 2017 submission which was made earlier today. That one is more of a method paper related to eHealth and has a whole bunch of authors. I will get back to this paper as well when a decision has been made.

We will be notified in the beginning of June if the submissions have been accepted or not. Let’s hope for the best in both cases!  🙂