A Home Healthcare Equipment for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Zou, Yingchang ;   Zhang, Xi ;   An, Chao ;   Wang, Ping

Tags Electronic health recordseHealthPersonal health systems

Detection of exhaled breath condensate (EBC), as a non-invasive technology for obtaining information of respiratory system, has potential to...

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A Preliminary Study on the Noninvasive Arterial Blood Pressure Estimation using a Single Peripheral PPG Device on the Wrist

Park, Jonghyun ;   Yoo, Byeongwook ;   Lee, Jung Chan ;   Kim, Hee Chan

Tags Personal health systemsPersonal/consumer health informaticsMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

A single device of dual-channel PPG on the wrist was developed to measure the pulse transit time (PTT) as an estimate of arterial blood...

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Analysis of Center of Pressure during Symmetric Lifting

Jeong, Hieyong ;   Yamada, Kenji ;   Kido, Michiko ;   Nomura, Taishin ;   Ohno, Yuko

Tags Body sensor networksPersonal health systemsLow cost health delivery, public and environmental health, epidemiology

The objective of this study was to investigate the quantitative difference of symmetric lifting among three different groups: nine healthy...

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Applying HL7 FHIR to Diabetes Information Exchange

Calamai, Renato ;   Giarré, Laura ;   Gucciardo, Michele

Tags Electronic health recordseHealthPersonal health systems

We present an Health Level Seven (HL7) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) based solution to standardize the exchange of...

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BIO-APP – Default Graphical User Interface for Patient Monitoring

Teixeira Lacerda, João Marcos ;   Araújo, Bruno G. de ;   da Câmara Ribeiro Dantas, Marcel ;   Gabriela Bezerra da Silva, Gabriela ;   Mitre, Daniel ;   Valentim, Ricardo Alexsandro de Medeiros

Tags Personal health systemsHealth information system interoperabilityMobile health

Currently, access to biomedical devices is performed mostly through embedded solutions. The problem in this situation is that developers of...

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Construct a Diet Recommendation System for Chronic Diseases based on Domain Ontology

Chen, Rung-Ching ;   Jiang, HuiQin ;   Chen, Chin-Ling

Tags Health information systems

In an unbalanced diet, chronic diseases are rise up. Due to most diseases are preventable or controlled based on the healthy diet. The...

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Delivering Individualized Food Messages by Location

Moon, Jon ;   Sieling, Jared ;   Francelino-Tomita, Katia ;   Wibowo, Budi ;   Woolford, Susan ;   Schenk, Tyler

Tags Mobile healthPersonalised healthTelemedicine

Obesity in the US disproportionately affects African American (AA) adolescents, who have an almost 50% higher prevalence than their...

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Design of Multi-Channel Home Sleep Behavior Monitoring System

Lee, Po-Hsien ;   Lin, Wen-Yen ;   Lee, Ming-Yih

Tags Body sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

this study proposes an accelerometer-based multi-channel sleep behavior monitoring system for use at home. Four tri-axial accelerometers are...

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Determination of the Absolute Position of a Dementia Patient based on an Optical Marker System

Lissel, Alexandra ;   Ottenberg, Florian ;   Bracio, Boris Romanus

Tags Technology and services for home careAssistive technology for the ageing populationMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

The population of the dementia syndrome in elderly and also younger people will dramatically increase in the future. One important aspect in...

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Development and Preliminary Evaluation of a Mobile-Based Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program for Patients after Lung Resection

Lim, Hyunmi ;   Kown, Nayoung ;   Jun, SangEun ;   Ku, Jeonghun

Tags Mobile healthSmart home technologyMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

The prevention of pulmonary complication after lung resection is very important. Recently, several breathing training programs have been...

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Development of a Fully Non-Conscious Cardiopulmonary Monitoring System using Capacitive Coupling Electrodes Placed Outside the Bathtub Wall

Motoi, Kosuke ;   Yamakoshi, Yasuhiro ;   Yamakoshi, Takehiro ;   Tanaka, Naoto ;   Yamakoshi, Ken-ichi

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingSmart home technologyTelehealth

Monitoring of health conditions during bathing is important for prevention of such accidents as sudden malfunction of cardio- or...

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Development of Simple Measurement Kit for Therapeutic Drug Level Testing by Paper-Based Surfaced Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Yamada, Kenji ;   Yokoyama, Moe ;   Kido, Michiko ;   Jeong, Hieyong ;   Ohno, Yuko

Tags Personal health systemsPersonalised healthPersonal/consumer health informatics

We have developed a simple measurement kit for therapeutic drug level testing by Paper-based Surfaced Enhance Raman Spectroscopy for...

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Evaluation of Cervical Cancer Detection Tests using Feature Ranking Aggregation

Bountris, Panagiotis ;   Tsirmpas, Charalampos ;   Haritou, Maria ;   Pouliakis, Abraham ;   Karakitsos, Petros ;   Koutsouris, Dimitrios

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementData miningDecision support methods and systems

In the recent years, new tests for cervical cancer (CxCa) detection have emerged, aiming to replace Pap test or support diagnosis as...

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Extracellular Channel Modeling based on Molecular Communication for Antibody-Mediated Drug Delivery Systems

Lee, Jeongman ;   Cho, Dong-Ho

Tags Personal health systemsPersonal/consumer health informaticsPersonalised health

Antibody-mediated drug delivery system (ADDS) is one of the promising therapeutic solutions for several diseases. In this paper, we have...

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Implementation and Evaluation of Electronic Patient Referral System with Data Exchange and Fingerprint Patient Identification

Laohakangvalvit, Tipporn ;   Tivatansakul, Somchanok ;   Achalakul, Tiranee ;   Ohkura, Michiko

Tags Health information system interoperabilityElectronic health records

In Thailand, many healthcare systems currently process electronic patient referrals. However, these systems suffer from two main obstacles....

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Mobile Web-Based Interface for Anesthesia Documentation

Rockstroh, Max ;   Franke, Stefan ;   Lippert, Sebastian ;   Wiegel, Martin ;   Neumuth, Thomas

Tags Electronic health recordsHealth information systemsHealth information system interoperability

A web-based application to support the anesthesia workflow is presented. The application is a mobile solution for the surveillance of...

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Nasal Cavity Detection for Non-Contact Nasal Airflow Estimation using Far Infrared Imaging

Hanawa, Dai ;   Murakami, Akiko ;   Oguchi, Kimio

Tags Personal health systemsTechnology and services for home care

In order to realize non-contact measurement of human breathing, we propose a method for nasal cavity detection in far infrared (FIR) images....

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Non-Contact Estimation of Nasal Airflow Velocity using Far Infrared Imaging

Hanawa, Dai ;   Murakami, Akiko ;   Oguchi, Kimio

Tags Technology and services for home carePersonal health systemsHealth information systems

We study a method for non-contact estimation of nasal airflow velocity. FIR imaging are supposed to use for acquiring the variation in...

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Noncontact Sleep Measurement System

Okada, Shima ;   Kitagawa, Masashi

Tags Health information systemsPersonal health systems

Sleep is essential for maintaining the human health condition. Polysomnography test is the common measurement method for sleep evaluations....

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Objective Quantification of Parkinson's Disease Upper Limb Motor Timing Variability using Spirography

Memedi, Mevludin ;   Aghanavesi, Somayeh ;   Westin, Jerker

Tags eHealthMobile healthTelehealth

Objective quantification of the upper limb motor timing variability of Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients was evaluated using traces of spirals...

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Preliminary Study for the Estimation of Cardiopulmonary Fitness in Non-Laboratory Setting

Ahn, Joong Woo ;   Yoon, Chiyul ;   Lee, Joonnyong ;   Kim, Hyun Jo ;   Kim, Hee Chan ;   Yoon, Hyung-Jin

Tags Personal/consumer health informaticsPersonal health systemsMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

Although the cardiopulmonary fitness (CPF) is an important indicator of the physical fitness, there have been no practical methods to...

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Smartphone Dermatoscopy

Das, Anshuman ;   Revelos, Alex ;   Conover, Susan ;   Raskar, Ramesh

Tags Mobile healthTelemedicineWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

We demonstrate a smartphone-based imaging device to image skin. The device is capable of assessing skin tones, UV damage, inflammation, aging...

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Smartphone-Based Urine Reagent Strip Reader for Detecting Nitrite

Choi, Karam ;   Noh, Seungwoo ;   Chang, Ikwan ;   Kim, Do Kyun ;   Kwak, Young Ho ;   Kim, Hee Chan ;   Lee, Jung Chan ;   Kim, Sungwan

Tags Mobile healthDecision support methods and systemsTelemedicine

A rapid and accurate smartphone-based urine reagent strip reader for detecting Nitrite in urine was developed and evaluated with clinical...

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Tai-Chi Posture Recognition based on Joint Tracking for Physical Rehabilitation

Wu, Chia-Hsiang ;   Wang, Lung-Shuo ;   Chien Hang, Ni ;   Tzu-Huai, Wu

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingComputer-aided decision makingMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

Tai Chi might be beneficial with respect to psychological and physiological health. Thus, Tai Chi training and rehabilitation systems could be...

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Voice-Activity Recognition System for Home Care

Chen, Oscal Tzyh-Chiang ;   Tsai, Yi-Heng ;   Su, Che-Wei ;   Kuo, Po-Chen ;   Chen, Pin-Chih

Tags Technology and services for home careSmart home technologyHealth information systems

This work proposes a voice-activity recognition system which can construct a life log associated with voices at home. Accordingly, the...

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Wireless Optical Sensing System for the Detection of Infectious Diseases at the Point of Care

Pilavaki, Evdokia ;   Parolo, Claudio ;   McKendry, Rachel ;   Demosthenous, Andreas

Tags Mobile healthLow cost health delivery, public and environmental health, epidemiologyWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

A handheld, wireless optical sensing system for the detection of infectious diseases at the point of care is presented. The battery powered...

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