Gunnar Hartvigsen, professor, is since 1994 Professor at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway (UiT), Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Computer Science, and head of the Medical Informatics & Telemedicine group (MI&T). Dr. Hartvigsen is since 2016 professor at the Norwegian Centre for E-health Research (NSE), University Hospital of North Norway (UNN) (part . In 2000-2015 he was professor at the Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine (NST), UNN. He holds an MSc and a PhD degree in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) from the UiT.
His research interests include various aspects of telemedicine and medical informatics, including electronic disease surveillance, self-help systems for people with chronic diseases, medical sensor systems, HCI for mobile systems, electronic health records (EHRs), social media and mixed reality social computer games for people with chronic diseases, serious games, context-sensitive communication in hospitals, and telemedicine systems in private homes. Dr. Hartvigsen has written three books and more than 350 papers and reports on telemedicine, electronic disease surveillance, EHRs, self-help systems for people with chronic diseases, intelligent homes, distributed applications, software agents, knowledge-based systems and ethics.
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