User Profile: Lexvan Velsen

Lex Van Velsen (Lexvan Velsen)
University of Twente / National Institute for Public Health and the Environment Netherlands
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I am a Post-doctoral Researcher at the Department of Psychology, Health and Technology of the University of Twente in the Netherlands. My research focuses on user-centered design and business modeling of e-Health, and the design of new and social media in this context in particular. In 2011, I completed my PhD, titled ‘User-Centered Design for Personalization’,


Attended Medicine 2.0'11 (Stanford University, USA)
Friday, September 16, 2011 to Sunday, September 18, 2011
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Accepted Abstracts

Medicine 2.0'13 (London, UK)

Participatory Development of Medical Technology for Antimicrobial Stewardship Results in New Focus for ASP Mobile App
Nienke de Jong*, Jobke Wentzel*, Lex van Velsen, Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen*

Background: Due to imprudent and uncontrolled antibiotic use in the past, microorganisms have become resistant or are on the verge to become so. If we continue to use antibiotics irresponsibly, soon we will not be able to treat a lot of diseases like Tuberculosis. Antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) are proposed as a necessary means to stop antimicrobial resistance. In these programs, strategies such as prescribing restrictions, formularies, clinical decision support, pharmacy and clini...

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JMIR Formative Research

Understanding the Acceptance of an eHealth Technology in the Early Stages of Development: An End-User Walkthrough Approach and Two Case Studies
Lex van Velsen, Mirka Evers, Cristian-Dan Bara, Harm Op den Akker, Simone Boerema, Hermie Hermens
JMIR Formativ Res 2018;2(1):e10474

JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies

Exploring Determinants of Patient Adherence to a Portal-Supported Oncology Rehabilitation Program: Interview and Data Log Analyses
Hendrik P Buimer, Monique Tabak, Lex van Velsen, Thea van der Geest, Hermie Hermens
JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol 2017;4(2):e12

JMIR Research Protocols

Designing eHealth that Matters via a Multidisciplinary Requirements Development Approach
Lex Van Velsen, Jobke Wentzel, Julia EWC Van Gemert-Pijnen
JMIR Res Protoc 2013;2(1):e21

Using Risk Group Profiles as a Lightweight Qualitative Approach for Intervention Development: An Example of Prevention of Tick Bites and Lyme Disease
Desiree Beaujean, Lex van Velsen, Julia EWC van Gemert - Pijnen, Angelique Maat, Jim E van Steenbergen, Rik Crutzen
JMIR Res Protoc 2013;2(2):e45

Journal of Medical Internet Research

Should Health Organizations Use Web 2.0 Media in Times of an Infectious Disease Crisis? An In-depth Qualitative Study of Citizens’ Information Behavior During an EHEC Outbreak
Lex van Velsen, Julia E.W.C. van Gemert-Pijnen, Desirée J.M.A. Beaujean, Jobke Wentzel, Jim E. van Steenbergen
J Med Internet Res 2012;14(6):e181

Lessons Learned From a Living Lab on the Broad Adoption of eHealth in Primary Health Care
Ilse Catharina Sophia Swinkels, Martine Wilhelmina Johanna Huygens, Tim M Schoenmakers, Wendy Oude Nijeweme-D'Hollosy, Lex van Velsen, Joan Vermeulen, Marian Schoone-Harmsen, Yvonne JFM Jansen, Onno CP van Schayck, Roland Friele, Luc de Witte
J Med Internet Res 2018;20(3):e83

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