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Pervasive communications in healthcare

The evolution of wireless communication technologies opened the way to the definition of innovative eHealth systems aimed at providing a continuous and remote support to patients and new instruments to improve the workflow of the medical personnel. This paper presents a survey of wireless communication technologies currently applied in eHealth systems, deeply analysing communication standards, protocols and performance results achieved in this field. The analysis of advantages and drawbacks of current technologies introduces also the definition of new research issues and possible solutions for future eHealth systems.


Computer Communications, 2012

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Tipo: Articoli su riviste ISI
Area di disciplina: Information Technology and Communication Systems
Da pagina 1284 a pagina 1295

Attività: ICT for Health, care and well-being