Technical Trends and Challenges in Mobile Health - A Systematic Review of Recent Available Literature

Daniel Antonio Callegari, Adriana Cássia da Costa, Luis Carlos Jersak


This paper presents the state of the art from the available literature on mobile health care. The study was performed by means of a systematic review, a way of assessing and interpreting all available research on a particular topic in a given area, using a reliable and rigorous method. From an initial amount of 1,482 papers, we extracted and analysed data via a full reading of 40 (2.69$\%$) of the papers that matched our selection criteria. Our analysis since 2010 show current development in 10 application areas and present on-going trends and technical challenges on the subject. The application areas include patient monitoring, infrastructure, software architecture, modelling, framework, security, notifications, multimedia, mobile cloud computing, and literature reviews on the topic. The most relevant challenges include the low battery life of devices, multiplatform development, data transmission and security. Our study consolidates recent findings in the field and serves as a resourceful guide for future research planning and development.


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Paper Citation

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Antonio Callegari D., Carlos Jersak L. and Cássia da Costa A. (2013). Technical Trends and Challenges in Mobile Health - A Systematic Review of Recent Available Literature . In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-60-0, pages 519-525. DOI: 10.5220/0004563405190525

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author={Daniel Antonio Callegari and Luis Carlos Jersak and Adriana Cássia da Costa},
title={Technical Trends and Challenges in Mobile Health - A Systematic Review of Recent Available Literature},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - Technical Trends and Challenges in Mobile Health - A Systematic Review of Recent Available Literature
SN - 978-989-8565-60-0
AU - Antonio Callegari D.
AU - Carlos Jersak L.
AU - Cássia da Costa A.
PY - 2013
SP - 519
EP - 525
DO - 10.5220/0004563405190525