You are previewing E-Health, Assistive Technologies and Applications for Assisted Living.
O'Reilly logo
E-Health, Assistive Technologies and Applications for Assisted Living

Book Description

E-Health, Assistive Technologies and Applications for Assisted Living: Challenges and Solutions reviews existing literature in assistive technologies and provides suggestions and solutions for improving the quality of assisted living facilities and residences through the use of e-health systems and services.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Challenges of Future E-Health Systems
    1. Chapter 1: Patient Centered Medicine and Technology Adaptation
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
      5. BACKGROUND
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Privacy and Security in e-Health Applications
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DIGITAL HEALTH RECORDS: CURRENT SITUATION AND TRENDS
      4. DATA AVAILABILITY
      5. DATA CONFIDENTIALITY
      6. DATA INTEGRITY
      7. ACCOUNTABILITY AND NON-REPUDIATION
      8. USER AWARENESS AND CONTROL ON DATA USE
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Foundations of Trust for E-Health
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A DEFINITION OF TRUST
      4. TRUST IN THE REAL (OFFLINE) WORLD
      5. TRUST IN THE ONLINE WORLD
      6. THE OBJECT OF TRUST
      7. OUR RESEARCH
      8. IMPLICATIONS
      9. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 4: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Ambient Assisted Living
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Disciplinary Challenges
      4. Towards a Multi-Disciplinary Solution
      5. Outlook & Future Work
    5. Chapter 5: Security in E-Health Applications
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. E-Health Applications based on WSNs
      5. Future Research Directions and Conclusions
    6. Chapter 6: An Approach to Participative Personal Health Record System Development
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. Workflow-Based PHR Systems
      5. Sociotechnical Workflow System Analysis
      6. A Framework for User Participation in PHR System Development
      7. AN APPROACH TO REALIZING USER PARTICIPATION IN PHR SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT
      8. A CASE STUDY
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: How Knowing Who, Where and When Can Change Health Care Delivery
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction: The Potential of Active Location Aware Technology in Health Care
      3. Background
      4. Chapter Focus: Space–The Context for Life’s Movements, Memories and Goals
      5. Understanding Movement Disorders Related to Age and Disease Requires a Quality Description of a Person’s Location and Movement in Space
      6. Issues and Problems: Normal Aging, Chronic Diseases and Gait, Balance and Falls
      7. Future Research Directions: Safe Movements in Individual and Congregate Living Settings
      8. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 8: Integrating Telehealth into the Organization’s Work System
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Theorizing Strategy
      4. Understanding Telehealth Systems
      5. TELEHEALTH SYSTEM DEPLOYMENT: RELATED CONCERNS
      6. MODEL DEVELOPMENT
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE WORK
    9. Chapter 9: Acceptance of Ambient Assisted Living Solutions in Everyday Life
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. “Assisted Living” in Kaiserslautern
      5. PAUL: Experiences in Everyday Life
      6. Future Research directions
      7. Conclusion
    10. Chapter 10: Iterative User Involvement in Ambient Assisted Living Research and Development Processes
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background: From Independence to User Involvement
      4. Process Model of Human-Centred Design
      5. Developing a Support System for Exercising at Home Together with Older End Users
      6. Analytical Framework for Processing Ideas Developed by Potential End Users
      7. Design Idea Generation for Exercise Support Together with and for Older People in Need of Exercise Support at Home
      8. Testing Prototypes of Components of the Exercise Support System
      9. Critical Review and Conclusions
    11. Chapter 11: Wearable Systems for Monitoring Mobility Related Activities
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. AVAILABLE WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY FOR MONITORING HUMAN MOVEMENTS
      4. EMERGING HEALTHCARE SERVICES BASED ON MOBILITY MONITORING
      5. THE USER PERSPECTIVE
      6. Conclusion
    12. Chapter 12: Med-on-@ix
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Main Focuses of the Chapter
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    13. Chapter 13: The Smart Condo Project
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction and Motivation
      3. Ubiquitous Computing to Support Older Adults
      4. The Smart Condo at the University of Alberta
      5. Research Challenges
      6. Conclusion
  8. Compilation of References
  9. About the Contributors
  10. E-Health, Assistive Technologies and Applications for Assisted Living: Section Page 2
  11. Section Page 3
  12. Index