A Gait Analysis Method Based on a Depth Camera for Fall Prevention

Dubois, Amandine ;   Charpillet, François

Tags Personal health systemsSmart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-living

This paper proposes a markerless system whose purpose is to help preventing falls of elderly people at home. To track human movements, the...

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A Medication Adherence Monitoring System for Pill Bottles Based on a Wearable Inertial Sensor

Chen, Chen ;   Kehtarnavaz, Nasser ;   Jafari, Roozbeh

Tags Personal health systemsEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryDecision support methods and systems

This paper presents a medication adherence monitoring system for pill bottles based on a wearable inertial sensor. Signal templates...

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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 New Smart Fall-Down Detector for Senior Healthcare System Using Inertial Microsensors

Sui, Yongkun ;   Ahn, Chanmin ;   Ahn, Chong

Tags Body sensor networksPersonal health systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

A new smart fall-down detector for senior healthcare system using inertial microsensors and Wi-Fi technology has been designed, prototyped...

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A Real Time Study of the Human Equilibrium Using an Instrumented Insole with 3 Pressure Sensors

Abou Ghaida, Hussein ;   Mottet, Serge ;   Goujon, Jean-Marc

Tags Personal health systemseHealthTechnology and services for home care

The present work deals with the study of the human equilibrium using an ambulatory e-health system. One of the point on which we focus is...

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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 Transdisciplinary Approach to Wearables, Big Data and Quality of Life

Park, Sungmee ;   Jayaraman, Sundaresan

Tags Personal health systemsBody sensor networksKnowledge discovery and management

Today, the term "wearable" goes beyond the traditional definition of clothing; it refers to an accessory that enables personalized mobile...

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A UWB Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Device

Thotahewa, Kasun ;   Redouté, Jean-Michel ;   Yuce, Mehmet

Tags Body sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsPersonal health systems

Wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) presents many advantages over traditional wired endoscopic methods. The performance of WCE devices can be...

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Analysis of Actigraph Parameters for Relapse Prediction in Bipolar Disorder: A Feasibility Study

Novak, Daniel ;   Albert, Filip ;   Spaniel, Filip

Tags Personal health systemsComputer-aided decision makingPersonalised health

The paper presents a framework for early iden- tification of prodromal syndroms od mania or depression in bipolar disorder. The framework...

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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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Behavior Change Models for Health Coaching Interventions

Jimison, Holly ;   Korhonen, Ilkka ;   Saranummi, Niilo ;   Pavel, Misha

Tags Technology and services for home carePersonal health systemseHealth

Optimal health coaching interventions are tailored to individuals' needs, preferences, motivations, barriers, and readiness to change. Technology...

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Classification of Cycling Exercise Status Using Short-Term Heart Rate Variability

Jeong, In cheol ;   Finkelstein, Joseph

Tags Technology and services for home careEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryPersonal health systems

Introduction of effective home-based exercise programs in older adults and people with chronic conditions requires implementation of...

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Comparative Assessment of Sleep Quality Estimates Using Home Monitoring Technology

Perez-Macias, Jose Maria ;   Jimison, Holly ;   Korhonen, Ilkka ;   Pavel, Michael

Tags Personal health systemsSmart home technologyPersonalised health

Poor sleep quality is associated with chronic diseases, weight increase and cognitive dysfunction. Home monitoring solutions offer the...

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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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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 Wearable Consumer Heart Rate Monitors Based on Photopletysmography

Parak, Jakub ;   Korhonen, Ilkka

Tags Personal/consumer health informaticsPersonal health systems

Wearable monitoring of heart rate (HR) during physical activity and exercising allows real time control of exercise intensity and training...

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Fall Detection for Elderly Using Anatomical-Plane-Based Representation

Alazrai, Rami ;   Zmily, Ahmad ;   Mowafi, Yaser

Tags Personal health systemsData miningDecision support methods and systems

Falls are a common cause of injuries and traumas for elderly and could be life threatening. Delivering a prompt medical support after a fall is...

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Foot-Mounted Inertial Measurement Unit for Activity Classification

Ghobadi, Mostafa ;   Esfahani, Ehsan

Tags Personal health systemsBody sensor networksData mining

This paper proposes a classification technique for daily base activity recognition for human monitoring during physical therapy in home. The...

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High Performance Flexible Electronics for Biomedical Devices

Salvatore, Giovanni Antonio ;   Munzenrieder, Niko ;   Petti, Luisa ;   Zysset, Christoph ;   Kinkeldei, Thomas ;   Troster, Gerhard

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsPersonal health systemsBody sensor networks

Plastic electronics is soft, deformable and lightweight and it is suitable for the realization of devices which can form an intimate interface...

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Home-Based Senior Fitness Test Measurement System Using Collaborative Inertial and Depth Sensors

Chen, Chen ;   Liu, Kui ;   Jafari, Roozbeh ;   Kehtarnavaz, Nasser

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingPersonal health systemsMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

This paper presents a home-based Senior Fitness Test (SFT) measurement system by using an inertial sensor and a depth camera in a...

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IBEST: Intelligent Balance Assessment and Stability Training System Using Smartphone

Phyo Wai, Aung Aung ;   Pham, Duy Duc ;   Chan, Syin ;   Zhang, Haihong

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyPersonal health systemsTelehealth

Patients with postural instability due to balance disorders could lead to falls and injuries while walking. So those patients need regular...

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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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NFC Based Provisioning of Instructional Videos to Assist with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

Rafferty, Joseph ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Chen, Liming ;   Qi, Jun ;   Dutton, Rachael ;   Zirk, Anna ;   Boye, Lars Thomas ;   Kohn, Michael ;   Hellman, Riitta

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for assisted-livingPersonal health systems

Existing assistive living and prompting based solutions have adopted a relatively complex approach to supporting individuals. These solutions...

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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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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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Predication of Technology Adoption among Persons with Dementia: A Knowledge-Driven Approach

Patterson, Timothy ;   McClean, Sally ;   Langdon, Patrick M. ;   Zhang, Shuai ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Cleland, Ian

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingMobile and wearable technologies for elderlyPersonal health systems

As the demographics of many countries shift towards an ageing population it is predicted that the prevalence of diseases affecting cognitive...

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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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Remote Health Monitoring: Predicting Outcome Success Based on Contextual Features for Cardiovascular Disease

Alshurafa, Nabil ;   Eastwood, Jo-Ann ;   Pourhomayoun, Mohammad ;   Liu, Jason Jun Hing ;   Sarrafzadeh, Majid

Tags TelehealthPersonal health systemsDecision support methods and systems

Current studies have produced a plethora of remote health monitoring (RHM) systems designed to enhance the care of patients with chronic...

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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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SUPAR: Smartphone As a Ubiquitous Physical Activity Recognizer for U-Healthcare Services

Fahim, Muhammad

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsPersonal health systems

Current generation smartphone can be seen as one of the most ubiquitous device for physical activity recognition. In this paper we proposed...

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The Design and Evaluation of an Activity Monitoring User Interface for People with Stroke

Hart, Phil ;   Bierwirth, Rebekah ;   Fulk, George ;   Sazonov, Edward

Tags TelehealthPersonal health systemsTechnology and services for home care

Usability is an important topic in the field of telerehabilitation research. Older users with disabilities in particular, present age-related and...

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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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Use of Wearable Heart Rate Data for Estimation Behaviors During Daily Life

Korhonen, Ilkka ;   Pietilä, Julia ;   Helander, Elina ;   Mutikainen, Sara ;   Myllymäki, Tero ;   Kujala, Urho ;   Pavel, Misha ;   Jimison, Holly

Tags Personal/consumer health informaticsPersonal health systemsPersonalised health

Behaviors are important predictors for health outcomes. Habits, i.e. behaviors which occur repeatedly and usually not through conscious...

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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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WELCOME – Innovative Integrated Care Platform Using Wearable Sensing and Smart Cloud Computing for COPD Patients with Comorbidities

Chouvarda, Ioanna ;   Philip, Nada ;   Natsiavas, Pantelis ;   Kilintzis, Vassilis ;   Sobnath, Drishty ;   Kayyali, Reem ;   Henriques, Jorge ;   Paiva, Rui Pedro ;   Raptopoulos, Andreas ;   Chételat, Olivier ;   Maglaveras, Nikolaos

Tags eHealthPersonal health systemsDecision support methods and systems

We propose WELCOME, an innovative integrated care platform using wearable sensors and smart cloud computing for Chronic Obstructive...

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