Christo El Morr

Prof. Christo El Morr (PhD Biomedical Engineering, Compiègne University of Technology-France, 1997) is an Assistant Professor of Health Informatics and the Undergraduate Program Director at the school of Health Policy and Management, York University, Canada. His cross-disciplinary research covers healthcare informatics, computer science and computer engineering. His research interests focus on Health Virtual Communities and Mobile Communities, he also has research interests in Software Accessibility for people with Visual Disability, PACS, and Electronic Health Records. He has published books, chapters, and articles in these areas. He consulted for international organizations and was an Expert Reviewer for the Ministry of Research and Innovation, Ontario.

Publications

Virtual Communities, Machine Learning and IoT: Opportunities and Challenges in Mental Health Research
Christo El Morr. © 2021. 9 pages.
Mental health challenges such as stress, anxiety and depression are on the rise worldwide. Health virtual communities (VCs) is a rising paradigm that has proven to be efficient...
Accessibility Monitoring for People with Disabilities: A Collaborative Virtual Community
Ishita Saraswat, Aymen Brahim, Nancy Viva Davis Halifax, Christo El Morr. © 2020. 10 pages.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is a law mandating that organizations in Ontario must comply to accessibility standards for people with disabilities....
International Journal of Extreme Automation and Connectivity in Healthcare (IJEACH)
Sabah Mohammed, Jinan Fiaidhi. Est. 2019.
The International Journal of Extreme Automation and Connectivity in Healthcare (IJEACH) is an academic journal for a range of emerging research issues related to the digital...
Virtual Communities, Machine Learning and IoT: Opportunities and Challenges in Mental Health Research
Christo El Morr. © 2019. 8 pages.
Mental health challenges such as stress, anxiety and depression are on the rise worldwide. Health virtual communities (VCs) is a rising paradigm that has proven to be efficient...
Novel Applications of Virtual Communities in Healthcare Settings
Christo El Morr. © 2018. 247 pages.
Virtual communities have gained popularity in many growing fields and have continued to expand into healthcare environments. Analyzing the impact these communities have can help...
Online Mindfulness Interventions: A Systematic Review
Farah Ahmad, Jamie Jianmin Wang, Christo El Morr. © 2018. 27 pages.
The current chapter systematically reviewed literature on online mindfulness interventions. Electronic databases were searched from 2005 to July 2016. The aim was to examine the...
Research Perspectives on the Role of Informatics in Health Policy and Management
Christo El Morr. © 2014. 323 pages.
Healthcare providers require timely and accurate information about their patients. As such, a great amount of effort and resources are spent to ensure that the right information...
Virtual Community Building and the Information Society: Current and Future Directions
Christo El Morr, Pierre Maret. © 2012. 300 pages.
Emergent technologies, including ambient intelligence and pervasive computing, promise a considerable advance in the way people use virtual communities, and new, innovative...
Virtual Community Building and the Information Society: Current and Future Directions
Christo El Morr, Pierre Maret, Mihaela Dinca-Panaitescu, Marcia Rioux, Julien Subercaze. © 2012. 14 pages.
This paper reports the results of an investigation into the life cycle model needed to develop information systems for groups of people with fluid requirements. For this purpose...
Enabling Virtual Knowledge Networks for Human Rights Monitoring for People with Disabilities
Christo El Morr, Mihaela Dinca-Panaitescu, Marcia Rioux, Julien Subercaze, Pierre Maret, Natalia Bogdan. © 2012. 17 pages.
Holistic disability rights monitoring is an imperative approach to permit translation of rights on paper into rights in reality for people with disabilities. However...
Health Care Virtual Communities: Challenges and Opportunities
Christo El Morr. © 2010. 21 pages.
Virtual Communities (VCs) emerged in the beginning of the 1990’s due to the proliferation of the World Wide Web. Researchers explored the potentials of virtual communities in...
Knowledge Management in Healthcare
Christo El Morr, Julien Subercaze. © 2010. 21 pages.
While knowledge management (KM) is becoming an established discipline with many applications and techniques, its adoption in health care has been challenging. Though, the health...
Mobile Virtual Communities in Healthcare The Chronic Disease Management Case
Christo El Morr. © 2010. 17 pages.
The number of citizens with chronic diseases is increasing and is expected to grow more in the next few decades; consequently, the cost of healthcare delivery will increase, and...
Mobile Virtual Communities of Commuters
Jalal Kawash, Christo El Morr, Hamza Taha, Wissam Charaf. © 2009. 9 pages.
Commuting forms an integral part of our lives, whether we are commuting for leisure or business. The use of location-based services and mobile computing has potentials to improve...
Mobile Virtual Communities
Christo El Morr. © 2008. 5 pages.
The adoption of mobile phone technology on a large scale in today’s societies turned mobile phones into a universal tool. Phone companies are deploying 3G mobile technology and...