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An Overview on the Internet of Things for Health Monitoring Systems

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Conference/Workshop Paper

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2nd EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare


Abstract

The aging population and the increasing healthcare cost in hospitals are spurring the advent of remote health monitoring systems. Advances in physiological sensing devices and the emergence of reliable low-power wireless network technologies have enabled the design of remote health monitoring systems. The next generation Internet, commonly referred to as Internet of Things (IoT), depicts a world populated by devices that are able to sense, process and react via the Internet. Thus, we envision health monitoring systems that support Internet connection and use this connectivity to enable better and more reliable services. This paper presents an overview on existing health monitoring systems, considering the IoT vision. We focus on recent trends and the development of health monitoring systems in terms of: (1) health parameters, (2) frameworks, (3) wireless communication, and (4) security issues. We also identify the main limitations, requirements and advantages within these systems.

Bibtex

@inproceedings{Ahmed4006,
author = {Mobyen Uddin Ahmed and Mats Bj{\"o}rkman and Aida Causevic and Hossein Fotouhi and Maria Lind{\'e}n},
title = {An Overview on the Internet of Things for Health Monitoring Systems},
month = {October},
year = {2015},
booktitle = {2nd EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare},
url = {http://www.es.mdh.se/publications/4006-}
}