Mobile Patient Monitoring: the MobiHealth System

D. Konstantas, Aart van Halteren, Richard G.A. Bults, K.E. Wac, I.A. Widya, N.T. Dokovski, Valerie M. Jones, Nicolai Dokovsky, G.T. Koprinkov, Rainer Herzog

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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 MobiHealth1 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
    Title of host publicationInternational Congress on Medical and Care Compunetics (NCC04)
    EditorsL. Bos, S. Laxminarayan
    Place of PublicationDen Haag, Netherlands
    PublisherICMCC
    Pages25-32
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - 2 Jun 2004
    Event1st International Congress on Medical and Care Compunetics, ICMCC 2004 - The Hague, the Netherlands, Den Haag, Netherlands
    Duration: 2 Jun 20044 Jun 2004
    Conference number: 1

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherICMCC

    Conference

    Conference1st International Congress on Medical and Care Compunetics, ICMCC 2004
    Abbreviated titleICMCC 2004
    CountryNetherlands
    CityDen Haag
    Period2/06/044/06/04
    Other2-4 June 2004

    Keywords

    • EWI-17019
    • METIS-219883
    • IR-68957

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