EPIC publications

Papers and publications for the EPIC eHealth project

Read the latest publications from the EPIC academic team of researchers and academics, covering inequalities and opportunities within digital health and the eHealth sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

EPIC publications

Maramba ID, Jones RB, Austin D, Edwards K, Meinert E, Chatterjee A 2022 The Role of Health Kiosks: A Scoping Review https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/13486
Baines. R, Bradwell, H, Edwards, E, Stevens, S, Prime, S, Tredinnick-Rowe, J, Sibley, M, Chatterjee, A. 2022 Meaningful patient and public involvement in digital health innovation, implementation and evaluation: a systematic review.
Maramba I, Chatterjee A 2022 Continuous User Experience Monitoring of a Patient-Completed Preoperative Assessment System in the United Kingdom: Cross-sectional Study JMIRx Med 2022;3(1):e31679. DOI: 10.2196/31679 https://xmed.jmir.org/2022/1/e31679  
Jones, R.B., Tredinnick-Rowe, J., Baines, R., Maramba, I.D.C. and Chatterjee, A. 2022 Use and usability of GP online services: a mixed-methods sequential study, before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, based on qualitative interviews, analysis of routine eConsult usage and feedback data, and assessment of GP websites in Devon and Cornwall, England. BMJ open, 12(3), p.e058247. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/12/3/e058247
Sohrab Almasi, Hossein Ahmadi, Farkhondeh Asadi, Leila Shahmoradi, Goli Arji, Mojtaba Alizadeh, Hoshang Kolivand 2022 Kinect-based rehabilitation systems for stroke patients: a scoping review BioMed research international https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2022/4339054/
Neda Ahmadi, Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Behrouz Minaei-Bidgoli, Murtaza Farooque, Sarminah Samad, Nojood O Aljehane, Waleed Abdu Zogaan, Hossein Ahmadi 2022 Eye State Identification Utilizing EEG Signals: A Combined Method Using Self-Organizing Map and Deep Belief Network Scientific Programming 2022 https://www.hindawi.com/journals/sp/2022/4439189/
Aguiar Noury G, Walmsley A, Jones RB & Gaudl SE 2021 ‘The Barriers of the Assistive Robotics Market—What Inhibits Health Innovation?’ Sensors 21, (9) 3111-3111 , DOI https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/21/9/3111
Anil K, Freeman JA, Buckingham S, Demain S, Gunn H, Jones RB, et al. 2021 Scope, context and quality of telerehabilitation guidelines for physical disabilities: a scoping review.' BMJ Open. 2021;11(8):e049603. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/11/8/e049603
Austin D, May J, Andrade J, Jones R. 2021 Delivering digital health: The barriers and facilitators to university-industry collaboration.' Health Policy and Technology. 2021;10(1):104-10. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/16531
Baines R, Underwood F, O'Keeffe K, Saunders J, Jones RB 2021 Implementing online patient feedback in a 'special measures' acute hospital: A case study using Normalisation Process Theory.' Digital Health. 2021;7:17. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/20552076211005962
Bradwell H, Winnington R, Thill S, Jones R, editors. 2021 Morphology of socially assistive robots for health and social care: A reflection on 24 months of research with anthropomorphic, zoomorphic and mechanomorphic devices.' 2021 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN); 2021 8-12 Aug. 2021. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9515446
Bradwell H, Winnington R, Thill S, Jones R. 2021 Prioritising Design Features for Companion Robots Aimed at Older Adults: Stakeholder Survey Ranking Results.' In: Li H, editor. Social Robotics ICSR 2021 Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 13086 Springer, Cham. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/18729
Bradwell HL, Aguiar Noury GE, Edwards KJ, Winnington R, Thill S, Jones RB. 2021 Design recommendations for socially assistive robots for health and social care based on a large scale analysis of stakeholder positions: Social robot design recommendations.' Health Policy and Technology. 2021;10(3):100544. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/17275
Bradwell HL, Baines R, Edwards KJ, Stevens S, Atkinson K, Wilkinson E, et al. 2021 Exploring Patient and Staff Experiences of Video Consultations During COVID-19 in an English Outpatient Care Setting: Secondary Data Analysis of Routinely Collected Feedback Data' medRxiv. 2021:2020.12. 15.20248235. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/18728
Bradwell HL, Edwards K, Shenton D, Winnington R, Thill S, Jones RB. 2021 User-Centered Design of Companion Robot Pets Involving Care Home Resident-Robot Interactions and Focus Groups With Residents, Staff, and Family: Qualitative Study.' JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol. 2021;8(4):e30337. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/18726
Chatterjee A, Strong G, Milne-Ives M, Meinert E, Halkes M & Wyatt-Haines E 2021 The use of video for patient information and education: a scoping review of the variability and effectiveness of interventions'  Patient Education and Counselling https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/16848
Chatterjee A, Strong G, Milne-Ives M, Meinert E, Halkes M & Wyatt-Haines E 2021 ‘The use of video for patient information and education: a scoping review of the variability and effectiveness of interventions’ Patient Education and Counseling , DOI Open access https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/16848
Edwards KJ, Bradwell HL, Jones RB, Andrade J, Shawe JA. 2021 How do women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus use mHealth during and after pregnancy? Qualitative exploration of women's views and experiences Midwifery. 2021;98:102995. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/16983
Edwards KJ, Jones RB, Shenton D, Page T, Maramba I, Warren A, et al. 2021 'The Use of Smart Speakers in Care Home Residents: Implementation Study' J Med Internet Res. 2021;23(12):e26767. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/18743
Edwards KJ, Maslin K, Andrade J, Jones RB, Shawe J. 2021 mHealth as a primary mode of intervention for women at risk of, or diagnosed with, gestational diabetes: a scoping review protocol' JBI Evidence Synthesis. 2021;19(3):660-8. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/19189
Goodman S, Skirton H, Jackson L, Jones RB. 2021 Development of a Secure Website to Facilitate Information Sharing in Families at High Risk of Bowel Cancer—The Familyweb Study. Cancers.' 2021;13(10):2404. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/18170
Jones RB, Hubble S, Taylor L, Gunn H, Logan A, Rowland T, et al. 2021 Technologies to Support Assessment of Movement During Video Consultations: Exploratory Study. JMIRx Med. 2021;2(3):e30233. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/18718
Jones S, Chudleigh M, Baines R, Jones RB. 2021 Did introducing Twitter and digital professionalism as an assessed element of the nursing curriculum impact social media related incidence of 'Fitness to Practise': 12-year case review. Nurse Educ Pract. 2021;50:6. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/17750
Neill S, Carter R, Jones R, Roland D, Bayes N, Tavaré A, et al. 2021 Caring for a sick or injured child during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020 in the UK: An online survey of parents' experiences. Health Expectations. 2021;24(6):2036-46. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/18463
Tan CD, Lutgert EK, Neill S, Carter R, Jones RB, Chynoweth J, et al. 2021 Parents’ experiences with a sick or injured child during the COVID-19 lockdown: an online survey in the Netherlands. BMJ Open. 2021;11(12):e055811. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/18463
Taylor L, Downing A, Noury G, Masala G, Palomino M, McGinn C, et al., editors. 2021 Exploring the applicability of the socially assistive robot Stevie in a day center for people with dementia 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN); 2021 8-12 Aug. 2021. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/17945
Williams C, McClay C-A, Martinez R, Morrison J, Haig C, Jones R, et al. 2021 Online CBT life skills programme for depression: a pilot randomised controlled trial. JMIR Formative Research. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/8720
Zamir S, Allman F, Hennessy CH, Taylor AH, Jones RB. 2021 Aesthetically Designing Video-Call Technology With Care Home Residents: A Focus Group Study. Front Psychol. 2021;12:13. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/17776
Zamir S, Hennessy CH, Taylor AH, Jones RB. 2021 Feasibility of school students Skyping care home residents to reduce loneliness. Computers in Human Behavior Reports. 2021;3:100053. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/17777
Leila Shahmoradi, Sohrab Almasi, Hossein Ahmadi, Azadeh Bashiri, Tania Azadi, Alireza Mirbagherie, Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari, Roshanak Honarpishe 2021 Virtual reality games for rehabilitation of upper extremities in stroke patients Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 26. p113-122 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S136085922030187X
Ali Ahani, Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Waleed Abdu Zogaan, Sarminah Samad, Nojood O Aljehane, Ashwaq Alhargan, Saidatulakmal Mohd, Hossein Ahmadi, Louis Sanzogni 2021 Evaluating medical travelers’ satisfaction through online review analysis Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 48 p519-537 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1447677021001261
Leila Shahmoradi, Hossein Ahmadi, Jebraeil Farzi, Sorayya Rezayi, Mahsa Biglari 2021 Design and Evaluation of an Electronic Educational Multimedia Package for Patients with Pyelonephritis Applied Health Information Technology http://enjournals.ssu.ac.ir/article_207.html
Somayeh Nasiri, Farahnaz Sadoughi, Afsaneh Dehnad, Mohammad Hesam Tadayon, Hossein Ahmadi 2021 Layered Architecture for Internet of Things-based Healthcare System: A Systematic Literature Review Informatica, 45. 4 https://www.informatica.si/index.php/informatica/article/view/3601
Asthana S, Sheaff R, Jones R & Chatterjee A 2020 ‘eHealth technologies and the know-do gap: exploring the role of knowledge mobilisation Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice 16, (4) 687-701 , DOI Open access https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/15410
Asthana, S. 2020 ‘Levelling up our digital health strategy’. New statesman https://www.newstatesman.com/spotlight/healthcare/2020/09/levelling-our-digital-health-strategy
Baines R, Tredinnick-Rowe J, Jones R & Chatterjee A 2020 ‘Barriers and Enablers in Implementing Electronic Consultations in Primary Care: Scoping Review’ Journal of Medical Internet Research 22, (11) e19375-e19375 , DOI https://www.jmir.org/2020/11/e19375
Bradwell HL, Johnson CW, Lee J, Winnington R, Thill S & Jones RB  2020 Microbial contamination and efficacy of disinfection procedures of companion robots in care homes'  PLOS ONE 15, (8) e0237069-e0237069 https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0237069
Bradwell HL, Johnson, CW, Lee J, Winnington R, Thill S, Jones RB 2020 Infection control study of Paro and other companion robot animals for use in care homes: Efficacy of a cleaning procedure' PLOS ONE, 15(8): e0237069. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237069  
Bradwell HL, Winnington R, Thill S & Jones RB 2020 ‘Ethical perceptions towards real-world use of companion robots with older people and people with dementia: survey opinions among younger adults’ BMC Geriatrics 20, (1) , DOI Open access https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/16279
Bradwell HL, Winnington R, Thill S and Jones RB 2020 Longitudinal Ethical perceptions towards real-world use of companion robots with older people and people with dementia: survey opinions among younger adults.' BMC Geriatrics, 20 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-01641-5 
Chatterjee, A. 2020 ‘Peripheral' economies' and the crisis’ New statesman https://www.newstatesman.com/spotlight/2020/07/peripheral-economies-and-crisis
Chatterjee, A. 2020 ‘Shift the paradigm from disease to wellbeing’ New statesman https://www.newstatesman.com/spotlight/2020/07/shift-paradigm-disease-wellbeing 
Edwards KJ, Maslin K, Andrade J, Jones RB & Shawe J 2020 ‘mHealth as a primary mode of intervention for women at risk of, or diagnosed with, gestational diabetes’ JBI Evidence Synthesis 19, (3) 660-668 , DOI Open access https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/16977
Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Neda Ahmadi, Sarminah Samad, Leila Shahmoradi, Hossein Ahmadi, Othman Ibrahim, Shahla Asadi, Rusli Abdullah, Rabab Ali Abumalloh, Elaheh Yadegaridehkordi 2020 Disease diagnosis using machine learning techniques: A review and classification Journal of Soft Computing and Decision Support Systems, 7, 1 p19-30 http://www.jscdss.com/index.php/files/article/view/224
Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Hossein Ahmadi, Azizah Abdul Manaf, Tarik A Rashid, Sarminah Samad, Leila Shahmoradi, Nahla Aljojo, Elnaz Akbari 2020 Coronary heart disease diagnosis through self-organizing map and fuzzy support vector machine with incremental updates International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, 22, 4, p1376-1388 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40815-020-00828-7
Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Hossein Ahmadi, Abbas Sheikhtaheri, Roya Naemi, Reem Alotaibi, Ala Abdulsalam Alarood, Asmaa Munshi, Tarik A Rashid, Jing Zhao 2020 Remote tracking of Parkinson's disease progression using ensembles of deep belief network and self-organizing map Expert Systems with Applications. 159. 113562 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0957417420303869
Aguiar Noury G, Bradwell H, Thill S & Jones R 2019 ‘User-defined challenges and desiderata for robotics and autonomous systems in health and social care settings’ Advanced Robotics 33, (7-8) 309-324 , DOI Open access https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?view_op=view_citation&hl=en&user=G4d7yTcAAAAJ&citation_for_view=G4d7yTcAAAAJ:u5HHmVD_uO8C
Asthana S, Jones R & Sheaff W 2019 ‘Why does the NHS struggle to adopt eHealth innovations? A review of macro, meso and micro factors BMC Health Services Research , DOI Open access https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-019-4790-x
Bradwell HL, Edwards KJ, Winnington R, Thilll S & Jones RB 2019 Companion robots for older people: importance of user-centred design demonstrated through observations and focus groups comparing preferences of older people and roboticists in South West England.' BMJ Open, 9:e032468. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032468 https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/9/e032468 
Bradwell HL, Johnson CW, Lee J, Jones RB & Soler-Lopes M 2019 Potential transmission of SARS-CoV-2 via robot pets in care homes https://www.researchgate.net/publication/343917466_Potential_transmission_of_SARS-CoV-2_via_robot_pets_in_care_homes
Bradwell, Winnington, Thill and Jones. 2019 Longitudinal Diary Data: Six Months Real-world Implementation of Affordable Companion Robots for Older People in Supported Living’ https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3371382.3378256
Jones R, Asthana S, Walmsley A, Sheaff R, Andrade J, May J & Chatterjee A 2019 Developing the eHealth sector in Cornwall Plymouth, UK. University of Plymouth Open access chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/uploads/production/document/path/14/14515/Developing_the_eHealth_sector_in_Cornwall.pdf
Maramba I, Chatterjee A & Newman C 2019 ‘Methods of Usability Testing in the Development of eHealth Applications: A Scoping Review’ International Journal of Medical Informatics Author Site , DOI Open access https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.03.018  
Maramba, Chatterjee and Newman. 2019 'Methods of usability testing in the development of eHealth applications: A scoping review’ Published in International Journal of Medical Informatics Volume 126, June 2019, Pages 95-104 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.03.018 
Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Hossein Ahmadi, Leila Shahmoradi, Othman Ibrahim, Elnaz Akbari 2019 A predictive method for hepatitis disease diagnosis using ensembles of neuro-fuzzy technique Journal of infection and public health v12, 1 p 13-20 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876034118301497
Hossein Ahmadi Neda Ahmadi, Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Sarminah Samad, Tarik A. Rashid 2019 An intelligent method for iris recognition using supervised machine learning techniques Optics & Laser Technology, 120 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0030399218320553
Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Othman Ibrahim, Sarminah Samad, Hossein Ahmadi, Leila Shahmoradi, Elnaz Akbari 2019 An analytical method for measuring the Parkinson’s disease progression: A case on a Parkinson’s telemonitoring dataset Measurement, 136 p545-557 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0263224119300144
Goli Arji, Hossein Ahmadi, Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Tarik A Rashid, Omed Hassan Ahmed, Nahla Aljojo, Azida Zainol 2019 Fuzzy logic approach for infectious disease diagnosis: A methodical evaluation, literature and classification Biocybernetics and biomedical engineering, 39, 4 p937-955 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0208521619303468
Hossein Ahmadi, Goli Arji, Leila Shahmoradi, Reza Safdari, Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Mojtaba Alizadeh 2019 The application of internet of things in healthcare: a systematic literature review and classification Universal Access in the Information Society. 18, 4, p837-869 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10209-018-0618-4