DATA VISUALIZATION IN A PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD USING RICH INTERNET APPLICATION GRAPHIC COMPONENTS

Francois Andry, Goutham Naval, Daren Nicholson, Michelle Lee, Igor Kosoy, Liliya Puzankov

Abstract

Patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes have to monitor complex sets of medical observations and behaviors. This includes blood glucose, weight, cholesterol, HbA1c, blood pressure, as well as diet, exercise and medication. We have developed a set of web-based, highly interactive graphic modules that are integrated in a personal health record to provide an easy and pleasant way for patients to browse through their historical data. By using a Web 2.0 framework with technologies such as and Flash/Flex, coupled with a mechanism of loading data on demand, we minimized the amount of data passed between the server and the browser and we were able to build a highly interactive and responsive graphic user interface that displays two-dimensional graphs for diabetic patients. As a result, the patients are using their personal health record on a daily basis, resulting in a more accurate, complete and useful application.

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in Harvard Style

Andry F., Naval G., Nicholson D., Lee M., Kosoy I. and Puzankov L. (2009). DATA VISUALIZATION IN A PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD USING RICH INTERNET APPLICATION GRAPHIC COMPONENTS . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-63-0, pages 111-116. DOI: 10.5220/0001378801110116


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf09,
author={Francois Andry and Goutham Naval and Daren Nicholson and Michelle Lee and Igor Kosoy and Liliya Puzankov},
title={DATA VISUALIZATION IN A PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD USING RICH INTERNET APPLICATION GRAPHIC COMPONENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={111-116},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001378801110116},
isbn={978-989-8111-63-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - DATA VISUALIZATION IN A PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD USING RICH INTERNET APPLICATION GRAPHIC COMPONENTS
SN - 978-989-8111-63-0
AU - Andry F.
AU - Naval G.
AU - Nicholson D.
AU - Lee M.
AU - Kosoy I.
AU - Puzankov L.
PY - 2009
SP - 111
EP - 116
DO - 10.5220/0001378801110116