A Context-Aware Middleware-Level Solution towards a Ubiquitous Healthcare System

@article{Taleb2009ACM,
  title={A Context-Aware Middleware-Level Solution towards a Ubiquitous Healthcare System},
  author={Tarik Taleb and Zubair Md. Fadlullah and Dario Bottazzi and Nidal Nasser and Yunfeng Chen},
  journal={2009 IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications},
  year={2009},
  pages={61-66}
}
  • T. Taleb, Z. Fadlullah, Yunfeng Chen
  • Published 12 October 2009
  • Computer Science
  • 2009 IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications
Recent advances in wireless technology, sensors and portable devices offer interesting opportunities to enable ubiquitous assistance to individuals in need of prompt help. Providing healthcare services to mobile users, such as, patients, elders, or potential drug abusers, is a rather challenging task. Novel middleware-level supports are required to integrate sensor infrastructures capable of detecting changes in the monitored subjects’ health conditions and of alerting medical personnel, and… 

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