With the widespread diffusion of using Information Systems (IS), we see ambivalent effects on individual’s health. On the one hand, IS use has favourable effects on an individual’s health, such as reducing mortality. On the other hand, we see unfavourable effects of IS use, including technostress-induced job burnout and sleep problems. To provide an overview of research in that stream, we review literature anchored around the topic of digital health. Following the grounded-theory method, we identify 41 articles in the major IS journals and classify them by providing a) three forms of digital health (mental, physical, and social), b) three causes of digital health (individual, environmental, and technological), and c) the relationships between causes and forms. With that, we contribute to digital health research with a more nuanced understanding of causes, forms, and their relationships. We come up with fruitful avenues for future research.
Grehling, Jens and Maier, Christian, "Digital Health: A Systematic Literature Review and Future Research Directions" (2021). ECIS 2021 Research Papers. 85.
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