Mobihealth-Wireless body area networks for healthcare

Aart van Halteren, A. Lymberis (Editor), D. De Rossi (Editor), Richard G.A. Bults, I.A. Widya, Valerie M. Jones, D. Konstantas

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    Abstract

    The forthcoming wide availability of high bandwidth public wireless networks will give rise to new mobile health care services. Towards this direction the MobiHealth project has developed and trialed a highly customisable vital signals' monitoring system based on a Body Area Network (BAN) and an m-health service platform utilizing next generation public wireless networks. The developed system allows the incorporation of diverse medical sensors via wireless connections, and the live transmission of the measured vital signals over public wireless networks to healthcare providers. Nine trials with different health care cases and patient groups in four different European countries have been conducted to test and verify the system, the service and the network infrastructure for its suitability and the restrictions it imposes to mobile health care applications.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages121-126
    Number of pages6
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 2004
    EventWearable eHealth Systems for Personalised Health Management - Il Ciocco Castelvecchio Pascoli Lucca, Tuscany
    Duration: 11 Dec 200314 Dec 2003

    Conference

    ConferenceWearable eHealth Systems for Personalised Health Management
    Period11/12/0314/12/03
    Other11-14 Dec 2003

    Keywords

    • IR-66404
    • EWI-7102

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