Delivery of Health Care

Design of an interactive medical guideline application for community health workers.

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Jan 09, 2015

Clinical guidelines, such as the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), are used worldwide to support community health workers in the assessment of severely ill children. These guidelines are distributed in paper form, complicating their use at the point-of-care.

Seamless personal health information system in cloud computing.

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Jan 09, 2015

Noncontact ECG measurement has gained popularity these days due to its noninvasive and conveniences to be applied on daily life. This approach does not require any direct contact between patient's skin and sensor for physiological signal measurement.

Interactive telemedicine solution based on a secure mHealth application.

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Jan 09, 2015

In dynamic healthcare environments, caregivers and patients are constantly moving. To increase the healthcare quality when it is necessary, caregivers need the ability to reach each other and securely access medical information and services from wherever they happened to be.

Development and usability of a personalized sensor-based system for pervasive healthcare.

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Jan 09, 2015

Although a plethora of remote health monitoring systems have been proposed for chronic conditions, the challenge posed by the changing patient needs and the requirement for personalization in health monitoring to move beyond proprietary, difficult to extend, and unsustainable solutions still pert

The use of videophones for patient and family participation in hospice interdisciplinary team meetings: a promising approach.

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Nov 02, 2010

Inclusion of patients and caregivers in decisions related to the delivery of care is inherent in the hospice philosophy. Telemedicine technologies offer a potential solution to the challenges presented by the geographic distance between team meetings and the home environment.

Telemedicine in healthcare. 1: Exploring its uses, benefits and disadvantages.

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Nov 17, 2009

This first in a two part series on telemedicine in healthcare outlines the background and context for using this technology. It discusses the levels of telemedicine and its possible applications in healthcare, and examines its advantages and disadvantages.

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