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Dependability Issues of Pervasive Computing in a Healthcare Environment [chapter]

Jürgen Bohn, Felix Gärtner, Harald Vogt
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper proposes that the healthcare domain can serve as an archetypical field of research in pervasive computing.  ...  We present this area from a technological perspective, arguing that it provides a wide range of possible applications of pervasive computing technology.  ...  Pervasive Computing Technology in a Healthcare Environment One of the major consequences of pervasive computing is the disappearing computer, i.e. computing (and communication) power is increasingly embedded  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39881-3_8 fatcat:f4y7d5ew6bdndkgoiihr32nmou

Editorial: Pervasive Healthcare

2012 Journal of Integrated Design & Process Science  
This special issue consists of three papers, which illustrate the role and impact of pervasiveness on various healthcare domains.  ...  The pervasiveness of healthcare environments is becoming a trend to provide personalized healthcare services, which can be delivered to a plethora of users including medical professionals, healthcare practitioners  ...  in solving a range of problems triggered by pervasiveness in current healthcare environments.  ... 
doi:10.3233/jid-2012-0010 fatcat:tfcd6vbsujaphmchwyimqpdnyi

Pervasive healthcare

Julie Maitland, Marilyn McGee-Lennon, Maurice Mulvenna
2011 ACM SIGHIT Record  
This purpose of this article is to help the reader understand the research area of pervasive healthcare and pervasive healthcare computing.  ...  It defines the term, and discusses the 2011 conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, held in Dublin, Ireland.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This article has used the 2011 Pervasive Health workshops to frame our discussion of the current state of the Pervasive Health research 'fringe'.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1971706.1971718 fatcat:iicbb5mjpbcw5gprsrkt7rjvza

Guest Editorial Introduction to the Special Section on Pervasive Healthcare

I. Korhonen, J.E. Bardram
2004 IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine  
The envisioned pervasive computing infrastructure, hence, provides a seamless environment of computing, networking, and user interfaces.  ...  P ERVASIVE healthcare may be defined from two perspectives: first, as the application of pervasive computing-or ubiquitous computing, proactive computing, ambient intelligence-technologies for healthcare  ...  Besides this kind of monitoring and transfer of biological data, pervasive healthcare also contains a notion of using pervasive computing-or ambient technology-for social computing, for example, creating  ... 
doi:10.1109/titb.2004.835337 pmid:15484426 fatcat:zkp5jgoyezgfbbuf4wczw5xktu

Towards fault tolerant pervasive computing

S. Chetan, A. Ranganathan, R. Campbell
2005 IEEE technology & society magazine  
In this paper, we discuss various classes of failures, their implications to pervasive computing and the challenges to be addressed in designing a fault tolerant pervasive computing system.  ...  This requires that functioning of the multitude of devices in the environment be oblivious to the user.  ...  [6] discusses dependability requirements of pervasive computing in a healthcare environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mtas.2005.1407746 fatcat:7m2qpz5mtbfhhkw7yum53mb6zq

User acceptance of pervasive computing in healthcare: Main findings of two case studies

Mandy Scheermesser, Hannah Kosow, Asarnusch Rashid, Carsten Holtmann
2008 2008 Second International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare  
The successful implementation of Pervasive Computing technologies in healthcare does not only depend on technical issues but also on acceptability and acceptance issues.  ...  In this paper we focus on factors that facilitate or inhibit user acceptance of Pervasive Computing in healthcare.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors gratefully acknowledge funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research under grant number 16I1546.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pcthealth.2008.4571071 dblp:conf/ph/ScheermesserKRH08 fatcat:gqnu4wigdfffterlzqsbudnkdu

OpenEHR-based pervasive health information system for primary care: First Brazilian experience for public care

Gustavo M. Bacelar-Silva, Hilton Cesar, Patricia Braga, Rodney Guimaraes
2013 Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems  
Aims: To unveil the issues related to the development and implementation of an openEHR-based pervasive HIS in a Brazilian public health primary care unit.  ...  Methods and preliminary results: They are divided into five subsections (analysis of physical infrastructure and computational resources, Modelling the Problem, Software Design and Information Security  ...  In Our aim is to unveil the issues related to the development and implementation of an openEHR-based pervasive health information system (HIS) in a Brazilian public health primary care unit.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cbms.2013.6627881 dblp:conf/cbms/Bacelar-SilvaCBG13 fatcat:hogdyudohjd2bb2kwlnfqapjoy

Pervasive Healthcare: Applications, Challenges And Wireless Solutions

Upkar Varshney
2005 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
Pervasive healthcare is considered a solution to many of these problems and a possible future of healthcare services.  ...  Pervasive healthcare is considered a solution to many existing problems and a possible future of the current healthcare services.  ...  MANAGEMENT ISSUES The management of pervasive healthcare could bring a mini-revolution in how wireless in the healthcare is implemented, offered, and managed.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.01603 fatcat:y7d3rxczgngc7hy5o4ptqnnkpe

OpenEHR-based pervasive health information system for primary care

Hilton Vicente César
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining - ASONAM '13  
Aims: To unveil the issues related to the development and implementation of an openEHR-based pervasive HIS in a Brazilian public health primary care unit.  ...  Methods and preliminary results: They are divided into five subsections (analysis of physical infrastructure and computational resources, Modelling the Problem, Software Design and Information Security  ...  In Our aim is to unveil the issues related to the development and implementation of an openEHR-based pervasive health information system (HIS) in a Brazilian public health primary care unit.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2492517.2500311 dblp:conf/asunam/Cesar13 fatcat:77jwop6vdza2ffj7ilkgw2xegy

Ontological Support for Managing Non-Functional Requirements In Pervasive Healthcare

Nigel Koay, Pavandeep Kataria, Radmila Juric, Patricia A. Oberndorf, Gábor Terstyánszky
2009 2009 42nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Acknowledgements We wish to thank Dr Ivo Dukic from the Royal Blackburn Hospital, UK for his suggestions on the applicability of remote monitoring in patients suffering from post-stroke health complications  ...  We need a systematic description and set of characteristics of pervasive computing environments (PCEs), which not only will give a consensus on what exactly our healthcare computational environments for  ...  Pervasive systems are characterized by a multitude of computational, communication, wearable and handheld devices, which are embedded in a pervasive computational environment and which require users to  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2009.333 dblp:conf/hicss/KoayKJOT09 fatcat:bhqdoyalnrbvzarpjqzqsiw73i

Towards an intelligent exploitation of heterogeneous and distributed resources in cooperative environments of eHealth

E. Nageba, P. Rubel, J. Fayn
2013 IRBM  
To reach this objective, we propose in this paper a new framework, called ONtology Oriented Framework for Pervasive Applications and Services (ONOF-PAS), and mainly based on: 1) interrelated ontological  ...  models representing the main entities in pervasive computing, such as Organization, Actor, Task, Service, Process, Object, Resources, etc.; 2) rule-based reasoning to infer the available and capable resources  ...  The idea of Task/Activity-based computing is that the whole computing environment is focused on a single activity.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.irbm.2012.12.002 fatcat:fr3tlcxttjfw7dihnl7zh2r3tq

Hardware development for pervasive healthcare systems: Current status and future directions

Amit Acharyya, Koushik Maharatna, Bashir M. Al-Hashimi
2008 APCCAS 2008 - 2008 IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems  
We present a conceptual high level system overview for pervasive healthcare including a resource constrained architecture for extracting fetal electrocardiogram from maternal composite abdominal signal  ...  This paper surveys ongoing research for pervasive healthcare system development, highlights the associated technical challenges and outlines some possible future topics that require innovative research  ...  The main aim of pervasive computing-to provide people with a more natural way to interact with technology and services by embedding computation into the environment as unobtrusively as possible [13]  ... 
doi:10.1109/apccas.2008.4746267 dblp:conf/apccas/AcharyyaMA08 fatcat:w2q72f45gzehxhedcnmqc4vr7y

Information Privacy and Pervasive Health: Frameworks at a Glance

T NaseriBooriAbadi, A Sheikhtaheri
2018 Journal of Biomedical Physics and Engineering  
Nowadays, health information is exchanged readily for the consequence of the introduction of ubiquitous computing in healthcare industry.  ...  paper was aimed at providing a snapshot of existing frameworks protecting health information privacy in pervasive health care environments.Methods: Accordingly, terms such as "pervasive health care",  ...  In recent years, researchers examined important issues, especially privacy issues in pervasive healthcare despite the fact that it is an evolving concept [17] .  ... 
doi:10.31661/jbpe.v0i0.398 pmid:33134213 pmcid:PMC7557465 fatcat:kzhkv6ohcjgi3mo3njta7as7nu

A Taxonomy of Pervasive Healthcare Systems

Joanna Alicja Muras, Vinny Cahill, Emma Katherine Stokes
2006 2006 Pervasive Health Conference and Workshops  
Pervasive computing is a developing area.  ...  In order to create a framework for dialogue, this paper presents a novel taxonomy of pervasive healthcare systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This work is partially supported by a Trinity College Dublin/Science Foundation Ireland AOIP Ph.D. studentship for which the authors are grateful.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pcthealth.2006.361680 dblp:conf/ph/MurasCS06 fatcat:cf2kplaivrayxoqsl4thszfwoa

Study of Security Issues in Pervasive Environment of Next Generation Internet of Things [chapter]

Tapalina Bhattasali, Rituparna Chaki, Nabendu Chaki
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Therefore need arises for a review of security threats for a new area having huge demand. Here a study of security issues in this domain is briefly presented.  ...  Internet of Things is a novel concept that semantically implies a world-wide network of uniquely addressable interconnected smart objects. It is aimed at establishing any paradigm in computing.  ...  Case Study: Pervasive Environment of Healthcare A healthcare system based on pervasive environment controls health data in an electronic format EPR (Electronic Patient Record) as compared to the largely  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40925-7_20 fatcat:ff2ekqchvvf5xi5ctwk5z24fxe
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