Designing human digital twins for behaviour-changing therapy and rehabilitation: a systematic review

M. W. Lauer-Schmaltz, P. Cash, J. P. Hansen, A. Maier

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Abstract

One of the most promising trends in healthcare digitalisation is the personalisation and individualisation of therapy based on virtual representations of the human body through Human Digital Twins (HDTs). Despite the growing number of articles on HDTs, to-date no consensus on how to design such systems exists. A systematic literature review for designing HDTs used for behaviour-changing therapy and rehabilitation resulted in eight key design considerations across four themes: regulatory and ethical, transparency and trust, dynamism and flexibility, and behaviour and cognitive mechanisms.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1303 - 1312
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of the Design Society
Volume2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2022
Event17th International Design Conference (DESIGN2022) - Online
Duration: 23 May 202226 May 2022
https://www.designconference.org/

Keywords

  • design
  • health
  • healthcare
  • digital twin
  • human digital twin
  • behaviour change
  • behaviour change techniques
  • rehabilitation
  • therapy
  • literature review
  • PRIMSA
  • behavioural design
  • human-centred design
  • healthcare design

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