Reliability and Usability of the eChez-Soi In-home Telerehabilitation Platform: A New Internet-based Communication and Real-time Monitoring Software Solution Combined with Interactive Exercises - Results of a Longitudinal Pilot Study in Four Patients with Lung Cancer

Hélène Moffet, Didier Saey, Valérie Coats, Claude Vincent, Fanny Choinière, François Comeau

Abstract

This longitudinal pilot study aims to describe the components and functionalities of the eChez-Soi home-based telerehabilitation platform, and present preliminary results on its technological reliability and usability. Four patients receiving chemotherapy treatments for lung cancer followed an 8 week home-based telerehabilitation program using the new eChez-Soi platform. All 60 planned sessions supervised by a clinician occurred with few technological problems. Only one session had to be rescheduled because of unresolved audiovisual communication problems. In 20 sessions, temporary problems were experienced, mostly related to the audiovisual signal (n=16), while few technical problems were associated with the sensors (n=1) and the interactive exercise software (n=1). The usability of the platform was very good, with an overall satisfaction rating of 4.63±0.43 (max. score=5) for all aspects evaluated, namely its dimension, safety, effectiveness, ease of use and game environment. These preliminary results support the reliability and usability of our new platform as a whole but highlight the challenges encountered in ensuring a stable audiovisual signal when delivering services via a standard home-based Internet connection.

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Moffet H., Saey D., Coats V., Vincent C., Choinière F. and Comeau F. (2015). Reliability and Usability of the eChez-Soi In-home Telerehabilitation Platform: A New Internet-based Communication and Real-time Monitoring Software Solution Combined with Interactive Exercises - Results of a Longitudinal Pilot Study in Four Patients with Lung Cancer . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AgeingWell, ISBN 978-989-758-102-1, pages 137-142. DOI: 10.5220/0005476701370142


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@conference{ict4ageingwell15,
author={Hélène Moffet and Didier Saey and Valérie Coats and Claude Vincent and Fanny Choinière and François Comeau},
title={Reliability and Usability of the eChez-Soi In-home Telerehabilitation Platform: A New Internet-based Communication and Real-time Monitoring Software Solution Combined with Interactive Exercises - Results of a Longitudinal Pilot Study in Four Patients with Lung Cancer},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AgeingWell,},
year={2015},
pages={137-142},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005476701370142},
isbn={978-989-758-102-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AgeingWell,
TI - Reliability and Usability of the eChez-Soi In-home Telerehabilitation Platform: A New Internet-based Communication and Real-time Monitoring Software Solution Combined with Interactive Exercises - Results of a Longitudinal Pilot Study in Four Patients with Lung Cancer
SN - 978-989-758-102-1
AU - Moffet H.
AU - Saey D.
AU - Coats V.
AU - Vincent C.
AU - Choinière F.
AU - Comeau F.
PY - 2015
SP - 137
EP - 142
DO - 10.5220/0005476701370142