Bengt-Arne Sjöqvist

Adj professor at Electrical Engineering, Signalbehandling och medicinsk teknik, Biomedical Signals and Systems

Bengt Arne Sjöqvist is a Researcher and Professor of Practice in the Biomedical signals and systems research group. His research deals mainly with eHealth, with special focus on using the combination of bio-medical engineering, telecommunications and IT. Professor Sjöqvist was an eHealth pioneer in the mid 1980’s, developing systems and solutions now found in ambulances around the world. He takes a specific interest in pre-hospital acute care applications (for instance ambulance care), but also in out of hospital care of patients suffering from long term, serious illness. Sjöqvist has several years of experience from various leading positions within the MedTech and eHealth industry, and so has a special interest in finding ways for enhancing development and innovation through increased co-operation between academy, healthcare providers and industry.

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Projects

2014–2017

PrehospIT-stroke

Bengt-Arne Sjöqvist Biomedical Signals and Systems
VINNOVA

2015–2015

Via Appia - ICT, apps and smart dispatching for improved traffic safety, reduced injuries and mortality

Bengt-Arne Sjöqvist Biomedical Signals and Systems
VINNOVA

2014–2015

Prehospital occult trauma detection and monitoring of traffic accident victims

Ruben Buendia Biomedical Signals and Systems
Bengt-Arne Sjöqvist Biomedical Signals and Systems
Folksams forskningsstiftelse

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Publications

2016

Driver sleepiness detection in real driving situations

Ruben Buendia, Fabio Forcolin, J. Karlsson et al
Traffic Injury Prevention. Vol. 17, p. 222-223
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2016

Prehospital transportation decisions for patients sustaining major trauma in road traffic crashes in Sweden

Stefan Candefjord, Ruben Buendia, Eva Corina Caragounis et al
Traffic Injury Prevention. Vol. 17 (S1), p. 16-20
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Using telemedicine in the care of newborn infants after discharge from a neonatal intensive care unit reduced the need of hospital visits

C. Robinson, Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist et al
Acta Paediatrica. Vol. 105 (8), p. 902-909
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

On-Scene Injury Severity Prediction (OSISP) Algorithm for Truck Occupants

Stefan Candefjord, Ruben Buendia, Helen Fagerlind et al
Traffic Injury Prevention. Vol. 16, p. 190-196
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Assessing mechanisms of injury as predictors of severe injury for adult car and truck occupants

Ruben Buendia, Stefan Candefjord, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist et al
The 24th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV)
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2015

A concept for naturalistic data collection for vulnerable road users using a smartphone-based platform

Leif Sandsjö, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Stefan Candefjord et al
The 24th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV)
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2015

On scene injury prediction (OSISP) algorithm for car occupants

Ruben Buendia, Stefan Candefjord, Helen Fagerlind et al
Accident Analysis and Prevention. Vol. 81, p. 211-217
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Using Smartphones to Monitor Cycling and Automatically Detect Accidents - Towards eCall Functionality for Cyclists

Stefan Candefjord, Leif Sandsjö, Robert Andersson et al
Proceedings, International Cycling Safety Conference 2014, p. 1-9
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

The effect of a Computerised Decision Support System (CDSS) on compliance with the prehospital assessment process: results of an interrupted time-series study

M. A. Hagiwara, B. O. Suserud, B. Andersson-Gare et al
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. Vol. 14
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

eCall – smart alarms for traffic accidents to increase the precision of ambulance dispatch and improve chain of care

Stefan Candefjord, Magdalena Lindman, Leif Sandsjö et al
Prehospenkonferensen, Borås, April 25-26, 2013
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2013

A randomized controlled study about the use of eHealth in the home health care of premature infants

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Helena Wigert et al
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. Vol. 13, p. Article number 22
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Decision support system in prehospital care: a randomized controlled simulation study

M. A. Hagiwara, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, L. Lundberg et al
American Journal of Emergency Medicine. Vol. 31 (1), p. 145
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Attitudes among healthcare professionals towards ICT and home follow-up in chronic heart failure care

Anna Gund, Kaj Lindecrantz, Maria Schaufelberger et al
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. Vol. 12, p. 138
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

System för uppföljning av kroniskt sjuka i hemmet

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Kaj Lindecrantz et al
Proceedings of Medicinteknikdagarna 2009, p. 45
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2008

Utvärdering av system för uppföljning av hjärtsviktspatienter i hemmet

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Kaj Lindecrantz et al
Proceedings of Medicinteknikdagarna 2008. Annual conference of Svensk Förening för Medicinsk Teknik och Fysik. Oct, 2008. Göteborg, p. 86
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2008

Design Evaluation of a Home-Based Telecare System for Chronic Heart Failure Patients

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Kaj Lindecrantz et al
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, p. 5851-5854
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

Evaluation of a Disease Management System for Chronic Heart Failure Patients

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Kaj Lindecrantz et al
Tromsø Telemedicine and eHealth Conference, 9-11 June, 2008, Tromsø, Norway
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Care@Distance - Home Monitoring System for CHF Patients

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Kaj Lindecrantz et al
Tromsø Telemedicine and eHealth Conference, 11-13 June, 2007, Tromsø, Norway
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2007

Care@Distance – Disease Management för hjärtsviktspatienter i hemmet

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Kaj Lindecrantz et al
Medicinteknikdagarna, 2-3 October 2007, Örebro, Sweden
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2006

Care@Distance – IT-baserad hemvård av hjärtsviktspatienter

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Kaj Lindecrantz et al
Svenska Läkaresällskapets Riksstämman, 29 November - 1 December, Gothenburg, Sweden
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2006

Care@Distance, Home Monitoring System for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Kaj Lindecrantz et al
Medicinteknikdagarna, 3-4 October 2006, Uppsala, Sweden
Conference poster