Background and activities
Arild Faxvaag is a professor in Health informatics. His research is centered around understanding how health professionals and patients utilize knowledge to analyse and solve health problems and around using this insight to develop IT-solutions that enables patients, personnel, institutions and governments to realize knowledge-based care in a safe, effective, equal and more sustainable way. Arild Faxvaag is also a senior advisor at Department of medicine and analysis, Helseplattformen A/S.
- MD, Bergen and Trondheim, Norway (1986)
- PhD (Dr.med) UNiversity of Trondheim (1995)
- Smart digital health communication
- DT Blockchain (Building and maintaining trust in virtual care environments with blockchain)
- Development of clinical decision-support in Helseplattformen
- Eval-HP (Establishing a factual basis for evaluation of the Helseplattformen project)
- MDV6102 - Medicine and Healthservices
- IT6122 - Clinical Information and Knowledge Systems
- MDV6101 - Biology, Disease Prosesses and Causes of Disease for Informaticians
- MDV6191 - Thesis in Healthcare Informatics
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2022) Negotiating scientific knowledge in the development of an eHealth MOOC. Education and Information Technologies : Official Journal of the IFIP technical committee on Education.
- (2021) Medical students' perceptions of a blockchain-based decentralized work history and credentials portfolio: Qualitative feasibility study. JMIR Formative Research. vol. 5 (10).
- (2021) Blockchain for increased trust in virtual health care: Proof-of-concept study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. vol. 23 (7).
- (2021) Cancer Patients’ Perceived Value of a Smartphone App to Enhance the Safety of Home-Based Chemotherapy: Feasibility Study. JMIR Formative Research. vol. 5 (1).
- (2021) Disease-associated reference intervals for twenty laboratory tests in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Practical Laboratory Medicine. vol. 25.
- (2021) Participants’ views and experiences from setting up a shared patient portal for primary and specialist health services- a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research. vol. 21.
- (2020) GDPR Compliant Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies in the Health Sector. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. vol. 270.
- (2019) Blockchain in healthcare and health sciences—A scoping review. International Journal of Medical Informatics. vol. 134:104040.
- (2019) Development and Progression in Danish eHealth Policies: Towards Evidence-Based Policy Making. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. vol. 264.
- (2018) Monitoring and Benchmarking eHealth in the Nordic Countries. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. vol. 247.
- (2018) Translating eHealth Visions from Strategy to Practice - A Benefit mMnagement Approach. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. vol. 247.
- (2016) Comparability, Availability and Use of Medication eHealth Services in the Nordic Countries. International Journal on Advances in Life Sciences. vol. 8 (1-2).
- (2016) Collecting evidence about ehealth implementation in the Nordic Countries. Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings.
- (2015) The impact of an eHealth portal on health care professionals' interaction with patients: Qualitative study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. vol. 17 (11:e267).
- (2015) Continuous interprofessional coordination in perioperative work: An exploratory study. Journal of Interprofessional Care. vol. 29 (2).
- (2014) What influences patient participation in an online forum for weight loss surgery? A qualitative case study. Interactive Journal of Medical Research. vol. 16 (2:e4).
- (2014) Multinational surveys for monitoring eHealth policy implementations –usefulness and pitfalls. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. vol. 205.
- (2013) Nordic eHealth Indicators: Organisation of Research, First Results and Plan for the Future. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. vol. 192.
- (2012) Regional Disparities in Incidence, Handling and Outcomes of Patients with Symptomatic and Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in Norway. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. vol. 44 (3).
- (2011) Doctors’ Concerns of PDAs in the Ward Round Situation: Lessons from a Formative Simulation Study. Methods of Information in Medicine. vol. 50 (2).