A Ubiquitous Mobile Telemedicine System for Elderly using RFID

M. W. Raad

Abstract

The impact of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology as a ubiquitous component in the information age is expanding with new and innovative applications in retail, government, manufacturing and healthcare. In addition to that, the percentage of the elderly population grew rapidly in recent years, so the tremendous life and health care needs became an issue of vital importance in an aging society. In a health care context, the use of RFID technology can be employed for cutting down health care costs. The main goal of the presented research in this paper is to develop a cost-effective user-friendly telemedicine system utilizing RFID technology to serve the elderly and disabled people in the community. The research also aims at establishing a continuous communication link between the elderly and caregivers and allows physicians to offer help when needed.

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in Harvard Style

Raad M. (2009). A Ubiquitous Mobile Telemedicine System for Elderly using RFID . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on RFID Technology - Concepts, Applications, Challenges - Volume 1: IWRT, (ICEIS 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-94-4, pages 109-116. DOI: 10.5220/0002199201090116


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iwrt09,
author={M. W. Raad},
title={A Ubiquitous Mobile Telemedicine System for Elderly using RFID},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on RFID Technology - Concepts, Applications, Challenges - Volume 1: IWRT, (ICEIS 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={109-116},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002199201090116},
isbn={978-989-8111-94-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on RFID Technology - Concepts, Applications, Challenges - Volume 1: IWRT, (ICEIS 2009)
TI - A Ubiquitous Mobile Telemedicine System for Elderly using RFID
SN - 978-989-8111-94-4
AU - Raad M.
PY - 2009
SP - 109
EP - 116
DO - 10.5220/0002199201090116