Medical Data Processing and Analysis for Remote Health and Activities Monitoring [chapter]

Salvatore Vitabile, Michal Marks, Dragan Stojanovic, Sabri Pllana, Jose M. Molina, Mateusz Krzyszton, Andrzej Sikora, Andrzej Jarynowski, Farhoud Hosseinpour, Agnieszka Jakobik, Aleksandra Stojnev Ilic, Ana Respicio (+3 others)
2019 Msphere  
Recent developments in sensor technology, wearable computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and wireless communication have given rise to research in ubiquitous healthcare and remote monitoring of human's health and activities. Health monitoring systems involve processing and analysis of data retrieved from smartphones, smart watches, smart bracelets, as well as various sensors and wearable devices. Such systems enable continuous monitoring of patients psychological and health conditions by sensing
more » ... and transmitting measurements such as heart rate, electrocardiogram, body temperature, respiratory rate, chest sounds, or blood pressure. Pervasive healthcare, as a relevant application domain in this context, aims at revolutionizing the delivery of medical services through a medical assistive environment and facilitates the independent living of patients. In this chapter, we discuss (1) data collection, fusion, ownership and privacy issues; (2) models, technologies and solutions for
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-16272-6_7 fatcat:z2xiyrr7brgflhpuqhtkwagm3i