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Digital gaming and health

Guest edited by Niko Männikkö and Umair Rehman

The role of digital health in supporting people with dementia

Guest edited by Alexandra König and Sayeh Bayat

Big data in digital healthcare

Guest edited by Andrew D Boyd and Mariusz Duplaga

The metaverse and its applications in healthcare

Guest edited by Giacinto Barresi and Carlo Massaroni

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BMC Digital Health considers research on all aspects of the development and implementation of digital technology in both medicine and public health, such as mobile health applications, virtual healthcare and wearable technology, as well as the role of social media and other communications technology in digital health.

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New Content ItemWhy AI-nursing-care projects succeed – or don‘t. New blog post on the challenges around complex AI-nursing projects and the barriers to them succeeding.

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