Welcome to the Junior Professorship for Healthcare and E-Health


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The junior professorship for Health and E-Health researches the impact of digitization on the healthcare sector. It focuses on questions of how (digital) technology can be developed and designed in a participatory manner and which factors affect the implementation of digital technology and how.


News

New Project

"Training Program for Enhancing the Adoption of Mobile Health Technologies by Persons With Mild Dementia" will launch in December 2021 and continue until the end of 2022. The project aims to identify people with dementia, their relatives and professional caretakers, and to develop training methods to ensure the intended use of these technologies. It receives funding through the Erasmus+ program, and includes cooperation with nine other institutions. They are located in countries such as Greece, Slovenia, Spain, and Turkey.

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Academic Competition

The project "Doing Health in a Digitized World - (Digitale) Gesundheitskompetenz aus praxeologischer Perspektive" is among the winners at the 28th edition of Ruhr-University's competition 5x5000 (Subject: "Smarter Einsatz - das Smartphone in der Lehre nutzen"). A corresponding announcement on social media can be found here.

New Project

We launched the project "Healthcare Start-up Ökosystem NRW 2021" on November 15, 2021. The project is financed by North Rhine-Westphalia's Ministry of Energy.

CONTACT

sebastian.merkel@ruhr-uni-bochum.de

Room GD E1/155

Phone: 0234 32 25411

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Consultation hours

Fridays from 1 pm. Consultation may be given online or on campus. Please register in advance by mail.

Upcoming Lectures