Patient Care Management

A welfare facility resident care support system.

Publication Date: 
May 11, 2004

We have developed a new care support system to monitor the overall health of welfare facility residents who need constant care. The system is designed with wireless sensors, wireless repeaters and a host computer.

QR codes: next level of social media.

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Publication Date: 
Jul 22, 2013

The OR code, which is short for quick response code, system was invented in Japan for the auto industry. Its purpose was to track vehicles during manufacture; it was designed to allow high-speed component scanning.

Personalized healthcare through intelligent gadgets.

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Publication Date: 
Feb 16, 2009

An intelligent gadget is a wearable platform which is reconfigurable, scalable, and component-based and which can be equipped, carried as a personal accessory, or in a certain case, implanted internally into a body.

A new model for home care for COPD.

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Publication Date: 
Mar 07, 2005

A new model for home care of COPD patients is investigated, as a part of a coordinated provision model across levels of care.

Remote patient-provider communication and quality of life: empirical test of a dialogic model of cancer care.

Publication Date: 
Feb 09, 2007

We examined the feasibility of a Cancer Care Dialogues Model, with daily telehealth interactions between patients at home and their care coordinator, who acted as an adjunct to the oncologist.

Telemanagement of hypertension: a qualitative assessment of patient and physician preferences.

Publication Date: 
May 30, 2007

BACKGROUND: Prevalence surveys have consistently found that the blood pressure control rate among people with hypertension is less than 25%. Studies of telemedicine as a means of providing care to hypertensive patients have shown that this approach is effective in lowering blood pressure.

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