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Handbook of Digital Homecare

Successes and Failures

Bos, L., Dumay, A., Goldschmidt, L., Verhenneman, G., Yogesan, K. (Eds.)

2011, VI, 246 p.

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  • Collects Medical and Biological Engineering Contributions on the Safety and Security of Individuals and Society
  • Written by very renowned scientists from Biomedical Engineering and Medical
  • Informatics Recounts and memorializes the enormous personal and scientific achievements of Swamy Laxminarayan

This second volume of the “Handbook of Digital Homecare” reviews the attempts to develop new ICT services for digital homecare, i.e. services to deliver, maintain and improve care in the home environment using the latest ICT technology and devices. The book highlights the successful projects as well as failures of Digital homecare and provides several “lessons learned” to the wide audience of Health and ICT professionals.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Compunetics - Digital homecare - Electronic health records - health information systems - ubiquitous health services

Related subjects » Health Informatics

Table of contents 

A high road to Dutch healthcare reform.- The Epilepsy Project in the Republic of Ireland: Lessons for Digital Homecare.- Care TV to support care delivery to independently living seniors.- Establishing an infrastructure for tele-care: combining the socio-technical and the clinical.- Screening and monitoring of elderly population for tele-ophthalmology in rural areas in.- Implementation of Mobile Computing in Canadian Homecare Programs: Project Risk Management and its Influence on Project Success.- AAL+: Continuous Institutional and Home Care Through Wireless Biosignal Monitoring Systems.- Home medication management by videophone; translation from pilot project to integrated service.-The introduction of activity monitoring as part of care delivery to independently living seniors.-The SAPHIRE Project: A Retrospective View on the Homecare Scenario.- An Intelligent Multi-Agent Memory .- About motivated project teams, user expectations, proof-of-concept testing and the after-a-good-project-hang-over.

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