Google h-index: 14

Journal articles

Beukema S, van Velsen L, Jansen-Kosterink S, Karreman J. “There Is Something We Need to Tell You…”: Communicating Health-Screening Results to Older Adults via the Internet. Telemedicine and e-Health. 2017;23(9):741-746.

Boerema ST, van Velsen L, Vollenbroek-Hutten MM, Hermens HJ. Value-based design for the elderly: An application in the field of mobility aids. Assistive technology. 2017;29(2):76-84.

Buimer HP, Tabak M, van Velsen L, van der Geest T, Hermens H. Exploring Determinants of Patient Adherence to a Portal-Supported Oncology Rehabilitation Program: Interview and Data Log Analyses. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies. 2017;4(2):e12.

Nijeweme–d’Hollosy WO, van Velsen L, Poel M, Groothuis-Oudshoorn CG, Soer R, Hermens H. Evaluation of Three Machine Learning Models for Self-Referral Decision Support on Low Back Pain in Primary Care. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 2017.

Van Velsen L, Tabak M, Hermens H. Measuring patient trust in telemedicine services: Development of a survey instrument and its validation for an anticoagulation web-service. International journal of medical informatics. 2017;97:52-58.

Boerema ST, Essink GB, Tönis TM, van Velsen L, Hermens HJ. Sedentary behaviour profiling of office workers: a sensitivity analysis of sedentary cut-points. Sensors. 2016;16(1):22.

Van Velsen L, Wildevuur S, Flierman I, Van Schooten B, Tabak M, Hermens H. Trust in telemedicine portals for rehabilitation care: an exploratory focus group study with patients and healthcare professionals. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2016;16(1):1-12.

Oude Nijeweme-d’Hollosy W, Van Velsen L, Huygens M, Hermens H. Requirements for and Barriers towards Interoperable eHealth Technology in Primary Care. IEEE Internet Computing. 2015;4:10-19.

Van Velsen, L., Illario, M., Jansen-Kosterink, S., Crola, C., Di Somma, C., Colao, A. & Vollenbroek-Hutten, M. (2015). A Community-Based, Technology-Supported Health Service for Detecting and Preventing Frailty among Older Adults: A Participatory Design Development Process. Journal of Aging Research, article ID 216084 Paper

Van Velsen, L., Beaujean, D.J.M.A., Wentzel, J., Van Steenbergen, J.E. & Van Gemert-Pijnen, J.E.W.C. (2015). Developing requirements for a mobile app to support citizens in dealing with ticks an tick bites via end-user profiling. Health informatics journal, 21 , (1), 24-35 Paper

Van Velsen, L., Van der Geest, T., Van de Wijngaert, L., Van de Berg, S. & Steehouder, M. (2015). Personalization has a price, controllability is the currency. Predictors for the intention to use personalized eGovernment websites. Journal of organizational computing and electronic commerce, 25(1), 76-97. Paper

Wentzel, J., Van Velsen, L., Van Limburg, M., De Jong, N., Karreman, J., Hendrix, R. & Van Gemert-Pijnen, J.E. (2014). Participatory eHealth development to support nurses in antimicriobal stewardship. BMC medical informatics, 14, 45. Paper

Van Velsen, L., Beaujean, D.J.M.A., Van Gemert-Pijnen, J.E.W.C., Van Steenbergen, J.E. & Timen, A. (2014). Public knowledge and preventive behavior during a large-scale Salmonella outbreak: Results from an online survey in the Netherlands. BMC public health, 14(1), 100. Paper

Boerema, S.T., Van Velsen, L., Schaake, L., Tönis, T.M. & Hermens, H.J. (2014). Optimal sensor placement for measuring physical activity with a 3D accelerometer. Sensors, 14(2), 3188-3206. Paper

Beaujean, D., Van Velsen, L., Van Gemert-Pijnen, J.E.W.C., Maat, A., Van Steenbergen, J.E. & Crutzen, R. (2013). Using risk group profiles as a lightweight qualitative approach for intervention development: An example of prevention of tick bites and Lyme disease. JMIR research protocols, 2(2), e45. Paper

Van der Geest, T., Ramey, J., Rosenbaum, S. & Van Velsen, L. (2013). Designing a better user experience for self-service systems. IEEE transactions on professional communication, 56(2), 92-96. Paper

Van Velsen, L., Wentzel, J. & Van Gemert-Pijnen, J.E.W.C. (2013). Designing eHealth that matters via a multidisciplinary requirements development approach. JMIR Research protocols, 2(1), e21. Paper

Van Velsen, L., Beaujean, D.J.M.A. & Van Gemert-Pijnen, J.E.W.C. (2013). Why mobile health app overload drives us crazy, and how to restore the sanity. BMC Medical informatics and decision making, 13(1), 23. Paper

Van Velsen, L., Van Gemert-Pijnen, J.E.W.C., Beaujean, D.J.M.A., Wentzel, J. & Van Steenbergen, J.E. (2012). Should health organizations use Web 2.0 media in times of an infectious disease crisis? An in-depth qualitative study of citizens’ information behavior during an EHEC outbreak. Journal of medical Internet research, 14(6), e181. Paper

Van Velsen, L., Van der Geest, T. & Klaasen, R.  (2011). Identifying usability issues for personalization during formative evaluations: A comparison of three methods. The International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 27(7), 670-698.

Melenhorst, M. & Van Velsen, L. (2010). Tempting to Tag: An Experimental Comparison of Four Tagging Input Mechanisms. Human Technology, 6(2), 230-249.

Van Velsen, L. Van der Geest, T. & Steehouder, M. (2010). The contribution of Technical Communicators to the User-Centered Design Process of Personalized Systems. Technical Communication, 57(2), 182-196.

Van Velsen, L. & Melenhorst, M. (2009). Incorporating user motivations to design for video tagging.Interacting with Computers, 21(3), 221-232.

Van Velsen, L., Van der Geest, T., Ter Hedde, M. & Derks, W. (2009). Requirements engineering for e-Government services: A citizen-centric approach and case study. Government Information Quarterly, 26 (3), 477-486.

Van Velsen, L., Huijs, C. & Van der Geest, T. (2008). Eliciting User Input for Requirements on Personalization: The Case of a Dutch ERP System. International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, 4(4), 34-46.

Van Velsen, L., Van der Geest, T., Klaassen, R. & Steehouder, M. (2008). User-centered evaluation of adaptive and adaptable systems: a literature review. The Knowledge Engineering Review, 23(3), 261-281.

Van Velsen, L.S., Steehouder, M.F. & De Jong, M.D.T. (2007). Evaluation of User Support. Factors that affect User Satisfaction with Helpdesks and Helplines. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 50(3), 219-213.

Book chapters

Van Velsen, L. Nijhof, N & Kulyk, O. (2013). Health 2.o: Emerging technologies. In L. van Gemert-Pijnen, O. Peters & H. Ossebaard (Eds.), Improving eHealth (pp. 111-126). Amsterdam: Eleven International Publishing.

Van Velsen, L., Huijs, C. & Van der Geest, T.  (2010). Requirements elicitation for personalized ERP systems: A case study. In A. Gunasekaran & T. Shea (Eds.), Organizational advancements through enterprise information systems: Emerging applications and developments (pp. 46-56). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Conference papers

Oude Nijeweme-d’Hollosy, W., van Velsen, L. S., Groothuis-Oudshoorn, C. G. M., Soer, R., & Hermens, H. J. (2016). Should I see a healthcare professional or can I perform self-care: self-referral decision support for patients with low back pain. In Proceedings 2016 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (pp. 495-503). Chicago: IEEE Computer Society. DOI: 10.1109/ICHI.2016.90

Oude Nijeweme-d’Hollosy, W., van Velsen, L. S., Soer, R., & Hermens, H. J. (2016). Design of a web-based clinical decision support system for guiding patients with low back pain to the best next step in primary healthcare. In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies (BIOSTEC 2016) (pp. 229-239). Portugal: SCITEPRESS – Science and Technology Publications. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3527.8480

Van Velsen, L. S., Oude Nijeweme-d’Hollosy, W., & Hermens, H. J. (2016). A maturity model for interoperability in eHealth. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom) (pp. 619-624). Munich, Germany: IEEE Computer Society. DOI: 10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749533

Van Velsen, L., Solana, J., Oude Nijeweme d’Hollosy, W., Garate-Barreiro, F. & Vollenbroek-Hutten, M. (2015). Advancing telemedicine services for the aging population: The challenge of interoperability. Paper to be presented at the 13th International conference on Advancing assistive technology and eAccessibility for people with disabilities and the raging population, Budapest, Hungary.

Oude Nijeweme-d’Hollosy, W., van Velsen, L. S., Swinkels, I. C. S., & Hermens, H. J. (2015). Clinical decision support systems for primary care: the identification of promising application areas and an initial design of a CDSS for lower back pain. In 17th International Symposium on Health Information Management Research (ISHIMR 2015) (pp. 49-59). York, England: York St. John University. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3821.0003

Van Velsen, L., Oude Nijeweme d’Hollosy, W. & Hermens, H. (2014). eLabEL: Living labs for implementation and evaluation of integrated technology in primary care.  Paper presented at the 8th International conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, Oldenburg, Germany. Paper

Van Velsen, L., Van Gemert-Pijnen, L., Nijland, N., Beaujean, D. & Van Steenbergen, J. (2012). Personas: The linking pin in holistic design for eHealth. Paper presented at The Fourth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine, Valencia, Spain. Link to paper

König, F., Van Velsen, L. & Paramythis, A. (2009). Finding My Needle in the Haystack: Effective Personalized Re-ranking of Search Results in Prospector. In T. Di Noia & F. Buccafurri (Eds.), E-Commerce and Web Technologies 2009, LNCS 5692 (pp. 312-323). Heidelberg: Springer.

Van Velsen, L., Van der Geest, T., Ter Hedde, M. & Derks, W. (2008). Engineering User Requirements for e-Government Services: A Dutch Case Study. In M.A. Wimmer, H.J. Scholl & E. Ferro (Eds.), Electronic Government 2008, LNCS 5184 (pp. 243-254). Heidelberg: Springer.

Van Velsen, L.S., Van der Geest, T.M. & Klaassen, R.F. (2007). Testing the usability of a personalized system: comparing the use of interviews, questionnaires and thinking-aloud. Paper presented at the IEEE Professional Communication Conference, Seattle, USA.


 Van der Geest, T., Ramey, J., Rosenbaum, S. & Van Velsen, L. (2013). Special issue on Designing a better user experience for self-service systems. IEEE transactions on professional communication, 56(2).

T. Van der Geest, and L. van Velsen (Eds.) Proceedings of the IEEE Professional Communication Conference, held in Enschede, the Netherlands, July 7-9, 2010.

S. Weibelzahl, J. Masthoff, A. Paramythis, and L. van Velsen (Eds.) Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on User-Centred Design and Evaluation of Adaptive Systems, held in conjunction with the International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2009), Trento, Italy, June 26th, 2009.

Workshop papers

Hauger, D. & Van Velsen, L. (2009). Analyzing client-side interactions to determine reading behavior. Paper presented at  the 17th Workshop on adaptivity and user modeling in interactive systems (ABIS), Darmstadt, Germany.

Van Velsen, L., König, F. & Paramythis, A. (2009). Assessing the effectiveness and usability of personalized internet search through a longitudinal evaluation. Paper presented at the Sixth workshop on user-centred design and evaluation of adaptive systems, Trento, Italy.

Paramythis, A., König, F., Schwendtner, C. & Van Velsen, L. (2008). Using thematic ontologies for user– and group-based adaptive personalization in web searching. Paper presented at Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval, Berlin, Germany.

Van Velsen, L. & Melenhorst, M. (2008). User Motives for Tagging Video Content. Paper presented at the Adaptation for the Social Web workshop, Hannover, Germany.

Van Velsen, L.S., Van der Geest, T.M. & Klaassen, R.F. (2006). User-Centered Evaluation of Adaptive and Adaptable Systems. Paper presented at the fifth workshop on User-Centred Design and Evaluation of Adaptive Systems. June 20th, Dublin, Ireland.

Poster presentations

Van Velsen, L., Van der Geest, T & Ter Hedde, M (2007). Supporting e-Service Clients with Personalized Narratives.Poster presented at the IEEE Professional Communication Conference, Seattle, USA.