ICT-Enabled Self-Management of Chronic Diseases: Literature Review and Analysis Using Value-Sensitive Design

Majid Dadgar, K.D. Joshi
2015 2015 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Increasing number of older population and patients with chronic diseases, demand a new healthcare model in which patients take more responsibility in their disease management and actively collaborate with their health professionals, known as self-management (SM). SM is defined as a patient's ability to manage the symptoms, treatment, physical and psychosocial consequences, and life style changes that are germane to living with a chronic disease. The use of ICTenabled SM systems have shown
more » ... ing benefits for the patients with chronic diseases. However it is not clear in the literature if the human values important to the patients are implicated in the SM systems. In this paper, building on Value-Sensitive Design (VSD) perspective and Information Systems Design Theory (ISDT), we have conducted a literature review and analysis to uncover SM human values, to explicate the extent to which those values are implicated in the SM systems, and to illustrate the ways values can be supported in the SM systems.
doi:10.1109/hicss.2015.388 dblp:conf/hicss/DadgarJ15 fatcat:5zaeinhhsvdu3lpegxy7pni23u