Body sensor networks for Mobile Health Monitoring: Experience in Europe and Australia

Valerie M. Jones, V.C.J. Gay, Peter Leijdekkers

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    Remote ambulatory monitoring is widely seen as playing a key part in addressing the impending crisis in health care provision. We describe two mobile health solutions, one developed in the Netherlands and one in Australia. In both cases patients’ biosignals are measured by means of body worn sensors which communicate wirelessly with a handheld device. Alarms and biosignals can be transmitted over wireless communication links to a remote location, and a remote health professional can view the biosignals via a web application. The clinical purposes are similar, however the technological approaches differ in some respects. We compare the two approaches and the experience gained working with a number of different patient groups and clinical specialties during trials in Europe and Australia.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationFourth International Conference on Digital Society, ICDS 2010
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)978-0-7695-3953-9
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    EventFourth International Conference on Digital Society, ICDS 2010 - St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles
    Duration: 10 Feb 201016 Feb 2010

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    PublisherIEEE Computer Society


    ConferenceFourth International Conference on Digital Society, ICDS 2010
    Other10-16 February 2010


    • METIS-275919
    • IR-75930
    • mobile technology
    • EWI-19552
    • Tele treatment
    • Telemonitoring
    • Personal health monitoring
    • mobile healthcare solutions

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