Book Chapter

Insights from public health researchers into the digital transformation of an educational lifestyle course

W Bevens, K Gray, T Weiland, G Jelinek

Healthier Lives, Digitally Enabled | Studies in Health Technology and Informatics | IOS Press | Published : 2021

Abstract

The last decade has seen an explosion in the uptake of digital health interventions (DHI) to address complex chronic diseases. This is particularly true in the case of multiple sclerosis where those living with the disease are increasingly seeking adjuvant treatment options such as lifestyle management. This paper seeks to give perspectives and insights from public health researchers that have engaged in the digital transformation process of a face-To-face lifestyle management educational program. There is a dearth of information regarding the digital transformation of lifestyle educational programs and this is particularly true for programs directed at chronic diseases. A large body of work..

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