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"Hi This Is NESTORE, Your Personal Assistant": Design of an Integrated IoT System for a Personalized Coach for Healthy Aging

Filippo Palumbo, Antonino Crivello, Francesco Furfari, Michele Girolami, Alfonso Mastropietro, Giorgio Manferdelli, Christina Röcke, Sabrina Guye, Antoni Salvá Casanovas, Maurizio Caon, Francesco Carrino, Omar Abou Khaled (+9 others)
2020 Frontiers in Digital Health  
It is based on a multi-dimensional model of the healthy aging process that covers physical activity, nutrition, cognition, and social activity.  ...  In the context of the fourth revolution in healthcare technologies, leveraging monitoring and personalization across different domains becomes a key factor for providing useful services to maintain and  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank Marta Civiello, Paola Nonini, and Andrea Mangone from Flex Ltd for their contribution to the design of the wearable device and all the partners involved in the  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdgth.2020.545949 pmid:34713033 pmcid:PMC8521925 fatcat:o4ang4i7r5gqzjngjounxluxxa

Pilot Site Deployment of an IoT Solution for Older Adults' Early Behavior Change Detection

Hamdi Aloulou, Mounir Mokhtari, Bessam Abdulrazak
2020 Sensors  
This paper exhibits a proof-of-concept pilot site deployment of an Internet of Thing (IoT) solution for the continuous monitoring and detection of older adults' behavior changes.  ...  Outdoor monitoring is based on Smartphones carried by participants and beacons deployed in places of interest of participants in the city.  ...  that can be monitored by our system: activities of daily living, mobility, social life, and nutrition as detailed in Table 4 .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20071888 pmid:32235310 fatcat:wsualaa23nhsflbvyqevuditke

Location Based Indoor and Outdoor Lightweight Activity Recognition System

Aritz Bilbao-Jayo, Xabier Cantero, Aitor Almeida, Luca Fasano, Teodoro Montanaro, Ilaria Sergi, Luigi Patrono
2022 Electronics  
Location data can be very useful to infer additional information in some cases such as elderly or sick care, where inferring additional information such as the activities or types of activities they perform  ...  To do so, we present a system able to infer user activities in indoor and outdoor environments using Global Positioning System (GPS) data together with open data sources such as OpenStreetMaps (OSM) to  ...  Nowadays, it is very common to see applications for different purposes using indoor and outdoor positioning systems, including data-driven and knowledge-based methods for monitoring the behavior of elderly  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics11030360 fatcat:yqsddaoi55g4hjloz3ic6fm6iu

A Review on Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) for Health Monitoring System: Implementation Protocols

Savita Sindhu, Shruti Vashisth, S.K. Chakarvarti
2016 Communications on Applied Electronics  
It will in turn increase the quality of patient care and the productivity of hospital staff.  ...  As in the present era use of wireless networks is increasing day by day and the electrical devices are getting smaller; both factors expand the research area of Wireless Body Area Networks(WBAN).The devices  ...  (vital signs) to the concerned System at a Healthcare Center.  ... 
doi:10.5120/cae2016652130 fatcat:or6xs7wouncwdb3rcexhgfg5cy

PAS: A Wireless-Enabled, Sensor-Integrated Personal Assistance System for Independent and Assisted Living

Jennifer C. Hou, Qixin Wang, Bedoor K. AlShebli, Linda Ball, Stanley Birge, Marco Caccamo, Chin-Fei Cheah, Eric Gilbert, Carl A. Gunter, Elsa Gunter, Chang-Gun Lee, Karrie Karahalios (+8 others)
2007 2007 Joint Workshop on High Confidence Medical Devices, Software, and Systems and Medical Device Plug-and-Play Interoperability (HCMDSS-MDPnP 2007)  
However, these systems challenge current state-of-the-art techniques for usability, reliability, and security.  ...  Aging populations will benefit from reduced costs and improved healthcare through assisted living based on these technologies.  ...  and skin care, and iv) personal healthcare record for consumer-provider decision support.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hcmdss-mdpnp.2007.13 fatcat:5s6xoiwb6rbgllcgzj6bjspyhq

Remote Health Monitoring System Using ZigBee Network and GPRS Transmission Technology

Hongzhou Yu, Lu Liu
2011 2011 Fourth International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Design  
Remote health monitoring system is used to collect and transfer biosignal data from the patient to healthcare center. In this work, a method using the combination of ZigBee and GPRS is presented.  ...  Then, the gateway transmits biosignal data to healthcare center for further analysis.  ...  Wireless technology has been developed in many applications that becoming a part of human activities such as agriculture, military, medical care, smart home system etc [2] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/iscid.2011.46 dblp:conf/iscid/YuL11 fatcat:cv2szsfv45hdlkal3ryacjkntm

New products

Richard A. DeVito, Jr.
2006 Journal of Emergency Management  
RAE SyStEmS AnnouncES FiRSt cERtiFiEd intRinSicAlly SAFE RAdiAtion dEtEctoR FoR FiRSt RESpondERS RAE Systems, Inc.  ...  (San Jose, CA), a leading global developer and manufacturer of rapidly-deployable, multisensor chemical and radiation detection monitors and networks for homeland security and industrial applications,  ...  Stageright's design and development skills were paired with the talents of ECCI, Inc. of Pittsburgh to create a multi-functional system that addresses the challenges faced by public safety and health care  ... 
doi:10.5055/jem.2006.0011 fatcat:mjza7wyqkjayjmivfwewzj27dm

From lab to life: Fine-grained behavior monitoring in the elderly's home

Daniele Riboni, Claudio Bettini, Gabriele Civitarese, Zaffar Haider Janjua, Viola Bulgari
2015 2015 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication Workshops (PerCom Workshops)  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has been partially supported by the project "SECURE: Intelligent System for Early Diagnosis and Followup at Home", funded by a grant of Lombardy Region and Italian Ministry of  ...  Existing systems mainly monitor high-level activity patterns based on sensors deployed at the elderly's home.  ...  Abstract-Sensor-based activity monitoring systems promise to prolong independent living of frail elderly people, including those affected by cognitive disorders.  ... 
doi:10.1109/percomw.2015.7134060 dblp:conf/percom/RiboniBCJB15 fatcat:yzdwrc5vgvc6nf6o4g4ag5q7te

Patient-centric hurricane evacuation management system

Arny Ambrose, Mihaela Cardei, Ionut Cardei
2010 International Performance Computing and Communications Conference  
In this paper we investigate the characteristics and challenges associated with hurricane evacuation of health care centers, such as nursing homes.  ...  Then, we propose a patient centric hurricane evacuation management system that allow healthcare providers to continuously monitor and track patients.  ...  Each beacon acquires a signature which will be sent to fixed beacons with known locations, serving as reference nodes in determining the location of the mobile nodes based on the power used to transmit  ... 
doi:10.1109/pccc.2010.5682329 dblp:conf/ipccc/AmbroseCC10 fatcat:a2e2eifctnhmnowlnt5ovlfjgm

Wireless Sensor Networks for Ambient Assisted Living

Raúl Aquino-Santos, Diego Martinez-Castro, Arthur Edwards-Block, Andrés Murillo-Piedrahita
2013 Sensors  
The seamless integration of the system architecture enables both mobile node and network configuration, thus providing the versatile and robust characteristics necessary for real-time applications in medical  ...  This paper introduces wireless sensor networks for Ambient Assisted Living as a proof of concept.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported in part by the Autonomous University of the West and the National Council of Science and Technology in Mexico for their support under the project numbers 190813.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s131216384 pmid:24351665 pmcid:PMC3892847 fatcat:lqnzakyx5bdatpjpjuawkpp6di

A RFID-Based Personal Navigation System for Multi-story Indoor Environments

Chi-Yi Lin, Chih-Yuan Chang, Hui-Huang Hsu
2011 2011 International Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications  
In this research, an active RFID-based personal navigation system for multi-story indoor environments is proposed.  ...  The handoff process is triggered by monitoring the received signal strength indicator (RSSI) value observed by the RFID reader deployed in the stairway.  ...  CONCLUSIONS In this research, we implemented an active RFID-based personal navigation system for multi-story indoor environments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/bwcca.2011.76 dblp:conf/bwcca/LinCH11 fatcat:xl52kyz555cxdil5j5gc6oihve

Experiences with an end-to-end wireless clinical monitoring system

Rahav Dor, Gregory Hackmann, Zhicheng Yang, Chenyang Lu, Yixin Chen, Marin Kollef, Thomas Bailey
2012 Proceedings of the conference on Wireless Health - WH '12  
Wireless sensor networks can play an important role in improving patient care by collecting continuous vital signs for clinical decision support.  ...  This paper presents the architecture of, and our experiences with, a large-scale wireless clinical monitoring system.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge the study coordinators Emily Kuo and Pam Kemp for their tireless and caring work with patients, Kevin Heard for superior programming on EMR and for providing  ... 
doi:10.1145/2448096.2448100 dblp:conf/wh/DorHYLCKB12 fatcat:2mwx3xuby5gy7bekav56rs6g6u

Personal Wellness: Complex and Elusive Product and Distributed Self-services

Farzaneh Salamati, Zbigniew J. Pasek
2014 Procedia CIRP  
One potential source of relief for the health care systems is to shift some (if not majority -but in long term) of responsibilities to patients themselves.  ...  With the Quantified Self movement on the rise for the past several years and a corresponding growth in offering of tools for variety of personal data collection (both hardware-and software-based), the  ...  Personalized medicine Personalized medicine is an emerging multi-disciplinary therapeutic approach based on personal and genetic variation whose market is estimated to grow up to $452 billion by 2015  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2014.02.016 fatcat:6i27dymi2raxdjqx3sr7wmvfue

Learning from Health Information Exchange Technical Architecture and Implementation in Seven Beacon Communities

Douglas B. McCarthy, Karen Propp, Alexander Cohen, Raj Sabharwal, Abigail A. Schachter, Alison L. Rein
2014 eGEMs  
When implemented as part of a broader strategy for health care delivery system and payment reform, HIE capability also can enable the use of analytic tools needed for population health management, patient  ...  As health care providers adopt and make "meaningful use" of health information technology (health IT), communities and delivery systems must set up the infrastructure to facilitate health information exchange  ...  in support of case studies on regional health care improvement.  ... 
doi:10.13063/2327-9214.1060 pmid:25848591 pmcid:PMC4371446 fatcat:tvhu5d3kk5c3be5jbvfra7pqg4

The Keys to Governance and Stakeholder Engagement: The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community Case Study

Terrisca R. Des Jardins
2014 eGEMs  
Community-based health information exchanges (HIEs) and efforts to consolidate and house data are growing, given the advent of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) under the Affordable Care Act and other  ...  The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) can be looked to as one case study that offers lessons learned, insights on challenges faced and accompanying workarounds related to governance and stakeholder  ...  First, given SEMBC's multi-stakeholder composition, a lead agency and fiduciary was needed to organize the work, manage staff on a day-to-day basis, and to interface with the federal government.  ... 
doi:10.13063/2327-9214.1068 pmid:25848612 pmcid:PMC4371470 fatcat:tme4civgz5acvf6lh27weno23y
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