Pervasive healthcare: paving the way for a pervasive, user-centered and preventive healthcare model.

@article{Arnrich2010PervasiveHP,
  title={Pervasive healthcare: paving the way for a pervasive, user-centered and preventive healthcare model.},
  author={Bert Arnrich and Oscar Mayora and Jakob Eyvind Bardram and Gerhard Tr{\"o}ster},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={67-73}
}
OBJECTIVES The aging of the population creates pressure on the healthcare systems in various ways. A massive increase of chronic disease conditions and age-related illness are predicted as the dominant forces driving the future health care. The objective of this paper is to present future research demands in pervasive healthcare with the goal to meet the healthcare challenges by paving the way for a pervasive, user-centered and preventive healthcare model. METHODS This paper presents recent… CONTINUE READING