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Mattias Georgsson


Staff member at Section for nursing - graduate level.

Conducts research in medical and health sciences, health sciences, nursing sciences, health promotion processes and factors.

Mattias is a Registered Nurse with a BSc in the Health Care Sciences from the University of Gothenburg, a Master degree in Nursing and Health Informatics from Karolinska Institutet, and a MPH from Karlstad University. Apart from these degrees, he has studied computer science and has a Master degree in Interaction Design with a focus on usability from Chalmers University of Technology. He completed his PhD in Applied Health Technology at Blekinge Institute of Technology in 2018.


His previous experiences include working as a nurse in various functions (such as district, ambulance, ward) and as a research nurse in different medical technology projects. He has also worked as an ICT Project Manager for eLearning and as a Research Assistant and IT engineer within telemedicine and eLearning. Some of his international experiences include being part of a project involving ICT solutions for the support and monitoring of TB patients at the WHO in Manila, the Philippines; and two research fellow visits to the University of Utah, Department of Biomedical Informatics and one to Johns Hopkins University, Department of Health Sciences Informatics in the USA where he performed studies on self-management support interventions for chronic disease patients.


His research focuses on the use of ICTs, eHealth and mHealth within health care where he has performed evaluations and assessments on mobile health interventions. His PhD specifically focused on patient-centered usability evaluation methods for mobile health diabetes self-management systems. His current research involves effectiveness measures and patients’ perceptions of these technologies in their chronic disease management.


Mattias holds a position as Senior Editor for the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), is a reviewer for CIN (Computers, Informatics, Nursing) and performs ad-hoc reviewer assignments for the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) and Journal of Biomedical Informatics, (JBI) among others. He has also held positions as a board member of the Nursing Informatics Working Group, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) (USA) and the Swedish Nursing Association –  Division for Nursing Informatics (Sweden). He is a current member of the Emerging Professionals Working Group, Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group for the International Medical Informatics Association, and International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth - Telenursing working group (ISfTeH) (Switzerland), AMIA, (USA), and Swedish Nursing Association - Division for Nursing Informatics (Sweden).


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