Ubiquitous Health Care Monitoring Services (UHCMS): Review of Opportunities and Challenges

Norah I. Alsaeed, Nouf S. Aldahwan
2020 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Expansion in government spending on healthcare that is driven by an increasing population, limited economic and human capital plus the rise in the prevalence of chronic diseases are seen as the causes for the growing pressure on health care institutions. As technology advances, health care providers are now shifting toward ubiquitous health care systems. Since, hospitals can decrease the daily pressure by moving the simple medical tasks and regular checks to the home which is called Ubiquitous
more » ... ealth Care Monitoring System (UHCMS). This study aims to review UHCMS literature for the last two years to understand the researches' contributions and shortages in this field and discuss the literature gap for further investigations. Keywords Ubiquitous computing, Ubiquitous health care, health care monitoring systems, IoT-based health care services.
doi:10.5120/ijca2020920631 fatcat:3iiqe4667baynbzflrkghb2kxa