"Avaris Net" Crisis and Emergency Management of Health Services

Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos ;   Kyprianou, Stelios ;   Christou, Synesios ;   Constantinou, Riana ;   Panayides, Andreas ;   Pattichis, Constantinos ;   Neofytou, Marios

Tags eHealthMobile healthHealth information systems

Management of Health Services during crisis or disasters is the major field of interest of this work. We had created a system that intent to...

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A Comparison of Cross-Sectional and Prospective Algorithms for Falls Risk Assessment

Greene, Barry R. ;   McGrath, Denise ;   Caulfield, Brian

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for assisted-livingMobile health

Falls are the most common cause of injury and hospitalization and one of the principal causes of death and disability in older adults...

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A Method of ECG Template Extraction for Biometrics Applications

Zhou, Xiang ;   Lu, Yang ;   Chen, Meng ;   Bao, Shu-Di ;   Miao, Fen

Tags Body sensor networksMobile healthPersonal health systems

ECG has attracted widespread attention as one of the most important non-invasive physiological signals in healthcare-system related...

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A Single vs. Multi-Sensor Approach to Enhanced Detection of Smartphone Placement

Guiry, John J. ;   Karr, Chris ;   van de Ven, Pepijn ;   Nelson, John ;   Begale, Mark

Tags Mobile healthData miningWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

In this paper, the authors evaluate the ability to detect on-body device placement of smartphones. A feasibility study is undertaken with N=5...

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A Smartphone Based Ophthalmoscope

Giardini, Mario Ettore ;   Livingstone, Iain ;   Jordan, Stewart ;   Bolster, Nigel Magnus ;   Peto, Tunde ;   Burton, Matthew ;   Bastawrous, Andrew

Tags Mobile healthLow cost health delivery, public and environmental health, epidemiologyeHealth

A low-cost alternative to the direct ophthalmoscope, a simple optical adapter for a smartphone, is described. It can overcome many of the...

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A Smartphone Mediated Portable Intelligent Medicine Case for Medication Management Support

Suzuki, Takuo ;   Nakauchi, Yasushi

Tags Mobile healthElectronic health recordsPersonal health systems

We developed an epoch-making portable intelligent medicine case for recipients who take medicine every day. The medicine case consists of a...

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A Study of Activity and Body Posture with the PiiX Mobile Body-Adherent Device

Chakravarthy, Niranjan ;   Engel, Jonathan ;   Chavan, Abhi ;   Finlay, Brion ;   Nosbush, Grant

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementMobile healthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

Remote monitoring of in-home activity and body posture provides useful physiological parameters for understanding patient status and for...

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Achieving Clinical Quality from Wireless Sensors

Charlton, Peter ;   Bonnici, Timothy ;   Clifton, David ;   Tarassenko, Lionel ;   Watkinson, Peter J. ;   Beale, Richard

Tags Mobile healthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsTelehealth

Wireless sensors may aid detection of clinical deteriorations in hospital patients. Whilst acknowledging the challenges associated with...

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An Ambulatory Sensor-Based System for Quantification of Nighttime Micturition for Accurate Nocturia Assessment

Eskofier, Bjoern M ;   Paulus, Jan ;   Paulsen, Ute ;   Burkart, Martin ;   Wullich, Bernd ;   Huppert, Verena

Tags Body sensor networksMobile healthComputer-aided decision making

Nocturia is a widespread condition where patients need to micturate frequently during the nighttime. In order to define treatment and...

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An Integrated Model for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Mobile Diabetes Self-Management System

Alanzi, Turki ;   Istepanian, Robert ;   Philip, Nada

Tags Health information systemsTelemedicineMobile health

There is increasing clinical evidence that behavioural change theories can help diabetic patients with their diabetic management in providing...

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Application of Telemedicine to Support in Prenatal Care

Jomar Ferreira dos, Santos ;   Hitalo Emanoel Gondim Bezerra de, Medeiros ;   Gláucia Regina Medeiros Azambuja, Sizilio ;   Ribeiro Neto, Pedro Fernandes ;   G. Guerreiro, Ana Maria ;   Maia, Cicilia ;   Bezerra Soares, Heliana ;   Fernandes Diógenes, Isabelle Cantídio

Tags TelemedicineHealth information systemsMobile health

The pregnancy care is of fundamental importance for the prevention of possible complications during delivery or even to prevent the child is...

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Assessing the Challenges of a Pulse Wave Velocity Based Blood Pressure Measurement in Surgical Patients

Zhang, Guanqun ;   McCombie, Scott ;   Greenstein, Richard ;   McCombie, Devin

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsMobile healthMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

Development of a continuous noninvasive blood pressure (cNIBP) monitor that is unobtrusive to patients is an attractive alternative to the...

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Assessing the Privacy Policies in Mobile Personal Health Records

Cruz-Zapata, Belen ;   Hernandez Niñirola, Antonio ;   Fernandez Aleman, Jose Luis ;   Toval, Ambrosio

Tags Mobile healthPersonal health systemsPersonal/consumer health informatics

The huge increase in the number and use of smartphones and tablets has led health service providers to take an interest in mHealth. Popular...

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Assessment of Visual Impairment in Stroke Survivors

Tarbert, Claire Margaret ;   Livingstone, Iain ;   Weir, Alexander James

Tags Mobile healtheHealthMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

A novel, tablet-based application (app) has been developed to act as a screening tool for visual impairment in stroke survivors; The Stroke...

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Closing the Loop from Continuous M-Health Monitoring to Fuzzy Logic-Based Optimized Recommendations

Benharref, Abdelghani ;   Serhani, Mohamed Adel ;   Al Ramzana, Nujum

Tags Decision support methods and systemsMobile healthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

Continuous sensing of health metrics might generate a massive amount of data. Generating clinically validated recommendations, out of these...

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Co-Variation of Depressive Mood and Spontaneous Physical Activity Evaluated by Ecological Momentary Assessment in Major Depressive Disorder

Kim, Jinhyuk ;   Nakamura, Toru ;   Kikuchi, Hiroe ;   Yoshiuchi, Kazuhiro ;   Yamamoto, Yoshiharu

Tags Body sensor networksPersonalised healthMobile health

The objective evaluation of depressive mood is thought to be useful for the diagnosis and treatment of depressive disorders. Thus, we...

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Comparison of Arrhythmia Prevalence in NUVANT Mobile Cardiac Telemetry System Patients in the US and India

Engel, Jonathan ;   Chakravarthy, Niranjan ;   Nosbush, Grant ;   Fogoros, Richard ;   Chavan, Abhi

Tags Data miningBody sensor networksMobile health

The Corventis NUVANT™ Mobile Cardiac Telemetry System provides continuous monitoring of symptomatic and asymptomatic cardiac abnormalities to...

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Contribution of a Dual Process Model to mHealth Lifestyle Change

Spring, Bonnie ;   Pavel, Michael

Tags Personal health systemsPersonalised healthMobile health

This presentation will describe a dual process model of behavior and suggest approaches to deliver optimal intervention based on such a model.

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Development and Usability of a Personalized Sensor-Based System for Pervasive Healthcare

Triantafyllidis, Andreas ;   Koutkias, Vassilis ;   Chouvarda, Ioanna ;   Maglaveras, Nikolaos

Tags Mobile healthPersonalised healthTelehealth

Although a plethora of remote health monitoring systems have been proposed for chronic conditions, the challenge posed by the changing...

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Development of Android Apps for Cognitive Assessment of Dementia and Delirium

Weir, Alexander James ;   Paterson, Craig ;   Tieges, Zoe ;   MacLullich, Alasdair Maurice Joseph ;   Parra, Mario A ;   Della Sala, Sergio ;   Logie, Robert

Tags Mobile healtheHealth

The next generation of medical technology applications for hand-held portable platforms will provide a core change in performance and...

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Effective, Real-Time Ultrasound Video Communications Over HSPA Networks Using Despeckle Filtering

Panayides, Andreas ;   Pattichis, Marios ;   Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos ;   Spanias, Andreas ;   Constantinides, Anthony G. ;   Pattichis, Constantinos

Tags TelemedicineMobile healthTelehealth

The paper presents an effective video communications system that uses despeckle filtering prior to real-time transmission. The system is...

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Empowering Patients to Perform Physical Therapy at Home

Gonzalez-Franco, Mar ;   Gilroy, Scott Jonathan ;   Moore, John

Tags Personal health systemsMobile healthTelemedicine

In this paper we address the problem of patient adherence to physical therapy using a sensor-enabled virtual reality gaming interface that...

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Evaluation of Heart Rate As a Marker for Psychological Stress

Gandhi, Shreyans ;   Jain, Lakshya ;   Jain, Jawahar ;   Shojaei Baghini, Maryam ;   Mukherji, Soumyo

Tags Mobile healtheHealthPersonal/consumer health informatics

It has been shown that heart rate (HR) is proportional to and a marker for human stress. Numerous other studies have validated this fact,...

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IEEE-EMBS Visions and American Perspectives in Health Informatics

Wheeler, Bruce

Tags Emerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryComputer-aided decision makingMobile health

This talk gives and overview of the predominance, both current and future, of the field of biomedical and health informatics in shaping the...

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Implementation of a Smartphone As a Wireless Gyroscope Application for the Quantification of Reflex Response

LeMoyne, Robert ;   Mastroianni, Timothy

Tags Mobile healthBody sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

The patellar tendon reflex constitutes a fundamental aspect of the conventional neurological evaluation. Dysfunctional characteristics of the...

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Implementation of a Smartphone for Evaluating Gait Characteristics of a Trans-Tibial Prosthesis

LeMoyne, Robert ;   Mastroianni, Timothy

Tags Mobile healthBody sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

Smartphone applications have been demonstrated for their capacity to measure gait in functionally autonomous environments beyond the...

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Intelligent Remote Health Monitoring using Evident-Based DSS for Automated Assistance

Serhani, Mohamed Adel ;   Benharref, Abdelghani ;   Al Ramzana, Nujum

Tags Decision support methods and systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsMobile health

the shift from common diagnosis practices to continuous monitoring based on body sensors has transformed healthcare from hospital-centric...

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Interactive Telemedicine Solution Based on a Secure mHealth Application

Eldeib, Ayman M.

Tags Mobile healthTelehealtheHealth

In dynamic healthcare environments, caregivers and patients are constantly moving. To increase the healthcare quality when it is necessary,...

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Just-In-Time Adaptive Interventions (JITAI) and the Need for Computational Dynamic Modeling

Riley, William

Tags Personal health systemsMobile healthPersonalised health

The advent of mobile technologies has allowed behavior change interventions to tailor interventions not only at baseline but also to adapt and...

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M-Health Service Infrastructure for Chronic Conditions

Velardo, Carmelo ;   Shah, Syed Ahmar ;   Triantafyllidis, Andreas ;   Gibson, Oliver John ;   Tarassenko, Lionel

Tags Mobile healthPersonalised healthDecision support methods and systems

m-Health systems can support patients with chronic conditions, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Congestive Heart...

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New Mobile Technologies and Visual Acuity

Livingstone, Iain ;   Tarbert, Claire Margaret

Tags Mobile healthTelehealthEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare delivery

Mobile devices have shown promise in visual assessment. Traditional acuity measurement involves retro-illuminated charts or card-based...

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Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Monitor Based on Spectroscopy Using a Smartphone

Dantu, Vishnu ;   Vempati, Jagannadh ;   Srivilliputhur, Srinivasan

Tags Mobile healthSmart home technologyPersonalised health

Development of a novel method for non-invasive measurement of blood glucose concentration using smartphone is discussed. Our research work...

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Options for Intermittent and Continuous Atrial Fibrillation Monitoring

Chon, Ki ;   Chong, Jowoon

Tags Mobile healthPersonal health systemsTechnology and services for home care

We hypothesize that for intermittent monitoring of atrial fibrillation (AF), our smartphone-based arrhythmia discrimination algorithm with data...

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Peak Misdetection in Heart-Beat-Based Security: Characterization and Tolerance

Seepers, Robert Mark ;   Strydis, Christos ;   Peris-Lopez, Pedro ;   Sourdis, Ioannis ;   De Zeeuw, Chris I.

Tags Mobile healthBody sensor networks

The Inter-Pulse-Interval (IPI) of heart beats has previously been suggested for security in mobile health (mHealth) applications. In IPI-based...

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Physical Activity Recognition Based on Rotated Acceleration Data Using Quaternion in Sedentary Behavior : A Preliminary Study

Shin, Young Eun ;   Choi, Woo-hyuk ;   Shin, Taemin

Tags Personal health systemsDecision support methods and systemsMobile health

This paper suggests a physical activity assessment method based on quaternion. To reduce user inconvenience, we measured the activity using...

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Posture and Activity Recognition and Energy Expenditure Prediction in a Wearable Platform

Sazonova, Nadezhda ;   Browning, Raymond ;   Melanson, Ed ;   Sazonov, Edward

Tags Mobile healthPersonal health systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

The use of wearable sensors coupled with the processing power of mobile phones may be an attractive way to provide real-time feedback...

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Preliminary Study for the Personal Handheld Device Based Snoring Detection in Ordinary Sleep Situation

Shin, Hangsik ;   Choi, Wangrim ;   Kim, Yi-gon ;   Cho, Jaegeol

Tags Mobile healthTechnology and services for home careEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare delivery

Snoring is one of the representative phenomena of the sleep disorder and detection of snoring is quite important for improving quality of...

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Proposal of a Novel Remote Command & Control Configuration Extension for Interoperable Personal Health Devices (PHD) Based on ISO/IEEE11073 Standard

Barron Gonzalez, Hector Gilberto ;   Martinez-Espronceda, Miguel ;   Trigo, Jesus Daniel ;   Led, Santiago ;   Serrano, Luis

Tags Personal health systemsMobile healthHealth information system interoperability

New use cases to extend the interoperability standard ISO/IEEE11073 (X73) were found during the development of recent specializations. These...

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Respiratory Rate Assessment from Photoplethysmographic Imaging

Karlen, Walter ;   Garde, Ainara ;   Myers, Dorothy ;   Scheffer, Cornie ;   Ansermino, J. Mark ;   Dumont, Guy

Tags Mobile healthPersonal health systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

We present a study investigating the suitability of a respiratory rate estimation algorithm applied to photoplethysmographic imaging on a...

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Scientific Basis and Challenges for Mhealth

Pavel, Michael ;   Jimison, Holly

Tags Mobile healthPersonal/consumer health informaticsPersonal health systems

Mobile health - mHealth - has the potential to revolutionize acute as well as preventive healthcare by making it person-centered, timely and...

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Seamless Personal Health Information System in Cloud Computing

Chung, Wan-Young ;   Fong, Ee May

Tags Mobile healthPersonal health systemsHealth information systems

Noncontact ECG measurement has gained popularity these days due to its noninvasive and conveniences to be applied on daily life. This...

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Sharing Vital Signs between Mobile Phone Applications

Karlen, Walter ;   Dumont, Guy ;   Scheffer, Cornie

Tags Health information system interoperabilityMobile healthPersonal/consumer health informatics

We propose a communication library, ShareVitalSigns, for the standardized exchange of vital sign information between health applications...

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Smart Phone Monitoring of Second Heart Sound Split

Thiyagaraja, Shanti R ;   Vempati, Jagannadh ;   Dantu, Ram ;   Sarma, Tom ;   Dantu, Siva

Tags Mobile healthSmart home technologyPersonalised health

Heart Auscultation (listening to heart sounds) is the basic element of cardiac diagnosis. The interpretation of these sounds is a difficult...

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Smartphone-Based Evaluation of Parkinsonian Hand Tremor: Quantitative Measurements vs Clinical Assessment Scores

Kostikis, Nikolaos ;   Hristu-Varsakelis, Dimitrios ;   Arnaoutoglou, Marianthi ;   Kotsavasiloglou, Christos

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsMobile healthMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

With an ever-growing number of technologically advanced methods for the diagnosis and quantification of movement disorders, comes the need...

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Task Independent Identification of Sensor Location on Upper Limb from Orientation Data

Lambrecht, Stefan ;   Romero, Juan ;   Benito-Leon, Julian ;   Rocon, Eduardo ;   Pons, Jose Luis

Tags Mobile healthBody sensor networksMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

In this paper we describe a novel method for sensor placement identification, and demonstrate the effectiveness of this method on an upper...

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The Potential of M-Health Systems for Diabetes Management in Post Conflict Regions A Case Study from Iraq

Istepanian, Robert ;   Alanzi, Turki

Tags Mobile healthEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryTelemedicine

The recent developments of m-health technologies particularly in the developing world are increasing sharply due to the importance and...

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Toward Seamless Wearable Sensing: Automatic On-Body Sensor Localization for Physical Activity Monitoring

Saeedi, Ramyar ;   Purath, Janet ;   Venkatasubramanian, Krishna Kumar ;   Ghasemzadeh, Hassan

Tags Body sensor networksMobile healthTechnology and services for home care

Abstract- Mobile wearable sensors have demonstrated great potential in a broad range of applications in healthcare and wellbeing. These...

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Unobtrusive Monitoring of ECG-derived Features During Daily Smartphone Use

Kwon, Sungjun ;   Kang, Seungwoo ;   Lee, Youngki ;   Yoo, Chungkuk ;   Park, Kwang S.

Tags Personal health systemsMobile healthEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare delivery

Heart rate variability (HRV) is known to be one of the representative ECG-derived features that are useful for diverse pervasive healthcare...

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USign - A Security Enhanced Electronic Consent Model

Li, Yanyan ;   Xie, Mengjun ;   Bian, Jiang

Tags eHealthMobile healthHealth information systems

Electronic consent becomes increasingly popular in the healthcare sector given the many benefits it provides. However, security concerns, e.g.,...

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Validity of Association Rules Extracted by Healthcare-Data-Mining

Takeuchi, Hiroshi ;   Kodama, Naoki

Tags Personal health systemsData miningMobile health

A personal healthcare system used with cloud computing has been developed. It enables a daily time-series of personal health and lifestyle...

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Wireless Platform and Cloud System for AVF Stenosis Monitoring

Huang, Yi-Chun ;   Huang, Yen-Ming ;   Hou, Jen-Cheng ;   Lee, Wen-Ting ;   Yeih, Dong-Feng ;   Chen, Ying-Hsien ;   Lin, Yen-Hung ;   Lu, Shey-Shi

Tags Mobile healtheHealthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

In this study, a wireless platform and cloud system for arteriovenous fistula (AVF) stenosis monitoring is developed. The platform is a...

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