2 Pervasive Homecare Monitoring Technologies and Applications

  title={2 Pervasive Homecare Monitoring Technologies and Applications},
  author={Demosthenes Vouyioukas and Alexandros Karagiannis},
Research studies and population statistics records indicate that elderly population increases in the developed countries whilst forecasts reveal that 65 and over age group will be nearly 20% of the overall population. One of the major challenges related to this observation is the delivery of homecare and the reduction of healthcare cost without compromising the quality of services provided. Pervasive homecare systems provide information and mechanisms to alert when pathological situations are… CONTINUE READING


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