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Design of an Integrated Healthcare System

Bokrae Jang, Jaegeol Yim
2016 International Journal of Bio-Science and Bio-Technology  
A ubiquitous healthcare system (UHS) monitors patients with chronic disease and elderly persons all the time, wherever they are, detecting abnormal situations and issuing alarms when patients need immediate medical care. Prompt treatment may prevent a devastating illness. If there is no UHS, a family member or a member of the healthcare staff has to attend the patient all the time. Therefore, running a ubiquitous healthcare system is cost effective. This paper surveys such healthcare systems. A
more » ... althcare systems. A hospital healthcare system (HHS) is a computer system that provides medical staff with a convenient environment where they can perform their work efficiently. Therefore, a UHS should be integrated with the HHS. Furthermore, a mobile medical system consisting of ambulances, a monitoring system, medical equipment, and medical staff, and should also be integrated into the UHS and HHS. This paper suggests a way to integrate these systems.
doi:10.14257/ijbsbt.2016.8.5.19 fatcat:m6zlooraffabrj5pflhitqu3ca