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Smart Healthcare Applications and Services: Developments and Practices Carsten Rocker

Smart Healthcare Applications and Services: Developments and Practices

Carsten Rocker

Published December 31st 2010
ISBN : 9781466607316
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384 pages
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Within the last years a variety of new healthcare concepts for supporting and assisting users in technology-enhanced home environments emerged. These so-called smart healthcare technologies are characterized by a combined use of information andMoreWithin the last years a variety of new healthcare concepts for supporting and assisting users in technology-enhanced home environments emerged. These so-called smart healthcare technologies are characterized by a combined use of information and communication technologies and health monitoring devices in the home domain. Smart Healthcare Applications and Services: Developments and Practices provides an in-depth introduction into medical, social, psychological, and technical aspects of smart healthcare applications as well as their consequences for the design, use and acceptance of future systems. The knowledge and insights provided in this book will help students as well as systems designers understand the fundamental social and technical requirements smart healthcare technologies have to meet.