WIRELESS TELEMEDICINE AND SERVICE LEVEL MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURE SPECIFICATION

Cristina Miyata, Tereza Cristina Carvalho, Stewart Russell, Akira Kawaguchi

Abstract

Wireless telemedicine is a new and evolving area in medical and health care systems, exploiting new developments in mobile telecommunication and multimedia technologies and their integration into new mobile health care delivery systems. A growing body of researchers and manufacturers are working to develop a new generation of wireless technology applications for the medical field. In industry and clinical practice, it is common to outsource services from non-core departments, such as Information Technology (IT) and financial support. Overall business performance depends on these outsourced services, therefore a contractual guarantee of outsourced service performance must be developed, which is then monitored by a Service Level Management (SLM) process. A rigorous approach is needed to specify SLM system architectures that are scalable, flexible, reliable and secure. This paper will discuss the establishment of architecture suitable for the evaluation and measurement of quality of services (QoS) for wireless telemedicine applications. We consider a case-study of a wireless diabetes information management system. The overall methodology and a stepwise specification approach based on the reference model for Open Distributed Processing (RM-ODP) is presented.

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Miyata C., Cristina Carvalho T., Russell S. and Kawaguchi A. (2004). WIRELESS TELEMEDICINE AND SERVICE LEVEL MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURE SPECIFICATION . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 1: ICETE, ISBN 972-8865-15-5, pages 70-78. DOI: 10.5220/0001399000700078


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icete04,
author={Cristina Miyata and Tereza Cristina Carvalho and Stewart Russell and Akira Kawaguchi},
title={WIRELESS TELEMEDICINE AND SERVICE LEVEL MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURE SPECIFICATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 1: ICETE,},
year={2004},
pages={70-78},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001399000700078},
isbn={972-8865-15-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 1: ICETE,
TI - WIRELESS TELEMEDICINE AND SERVICE LEVEL MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURE SPECIFICATION
SN - 972-8865-15-5
AU - Miyata C.
AU - Cristina Carvalho T.
AU - Russell S.
AU - Kawaguchi A.
PY - 2004
SP - 70
EP - 78
DO - 10.5220/0001399000700078