The Current State of Digital Healthcare towards Medical Application

2016 IEICE transactions on communications  
Toru WATSUJI †a) , Member SUMMARY Infrastructures for the evaluation of the state of health of individuals using a standardized communication network consisting of advanced instruments and subsequent data analysis have been developed. Here we report that this developed infrastructure has been tested in the field in 100 houses and involving almost 300 users. The communication protocol part of this infrastructure has been standardized as IEEE 11073-20601. Continua Health Alliance, an
more » ... ce, an international not-for-profit industry organization which has nearly 230 member companies, has adopted this IEEE 11073-20601 to establish an ecosystem of interoperable personal connected health systems that empower individuals and organizations to better manage their health and wellness. Currently nearly 100 Continua certified products are available in public including smartphone. key words: digital healthcare, Continua, m-health, personal healthcare Toru Watsuji
doi:10.1587/transcom.2015mii0002 fatcat:hstzik2rsvdltpohuuvjfhwkpu