Mobile Health Solutions for Biomedical Applications

Mobile Health Solutions for Biomedical Applications

Phillip Olla (Madonna University, USA) and Joseph Tan (McMaster University, Canada)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: April, 2009|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 366
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-332-6
ISBN13: 9781605663326|ISBN10: 1605663328|EISBN13: 9781605663333
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Description:

Healthcare systems are now experiencing a variety of challenges with the integration of mobile and ubiquitous technology.

Mobile Health Solutions for Biomedical Applications provides an international perspective on the benefits of mobile health technology and describes different examples and applications implemented in global healthcare. This book presents research on the emergence of pervasive computing and health care systems that provide quality patient care services.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Clinical decision support system
  • Context Aware Systems
  • Framework for mobile healthcare
  • Managing mobile healthcare knowledge
  • Mobile health applications and technologies
  • Mobile nutrition tracking applications
  • Mobile personal health records
  • Patient consent in pervasive healthcare applications
  • Patient monitoring and wearable devices
  • Patient monitoring in diverse environments
  • Virtual electronic patient record
Reviews & Statements

This book provides an International perspective on the benefits of mobile health technology to illustrate different examples and applications implemented in the global healthcare sector.

– Phillip Olla, Madonna University, USA

Featuring contributors from 11 different countries, this book presents current work on mobile health applications and technologies and patient monitoring and wearable devices.

– Book News Inc. (June 2009)

This monograph represent a good introduction and reading for business and medical staff and hospital managers interested in this area. It is particularly directed to people that are new to this area with little or no prior knowledge on mobile healthcare. It describes a wider range of mobile solutions for diverse clinical and biomedical applications.

– Robert S. H. Istepanian, Kingston University, USA. The Journal on Information Technology in Healthcare (2009)
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Phillip Olla is the endowed Phillips Chair of Management and Professor of MIS at the school of business at Madonna University in Michigan (USA), and he is also a Visiting Research Fellow at Brunel University (London, UK). His research interests include knowledge management, mobile telecommunication, and health informatics. In addition to University level teaching, Dr. Phillip Olla is also a Chartered Engineer and has over 10 years experience as an independent Consultant and has worked in the telecommunications, space, financial and healthcare sectors. He was contracted to perform a variety of roles including Chief Technical Architect, Program Manager, and Director. Dr. Olla is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Information Technology Research and the Software/Book Review Editor for the International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, and is also a member of the Editorial Advisory & Review Board for the Journal of Knowledge Management Practice.Dr. Phillip Olla has a PhD in mobile telecommunications from Brunel University (UK), he is an accredited Press member of the British Association of Journalism, Chartered IT Professional with the British Computing Society and a member of the IEEE society.
Joseph Tan (Dip, BA, MS, PhD) holds a professional diploma in civil engineering from Singapore Polytechnic, an undergraduate degree in mathematics and computer science from Wartburg College, a master’s degree in industrial & management engineering from the University of Iowa, and a PhD in management information systems from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He has been a tenured associate professor teaching in the Department of Healthcare & Epidemiology at UBC for many years prior to serving as a professor and Head of Information System and Manufacturing (ISM) Department at the School of Business at Wayne State University.

Joseph has published research in computing, ergonomics, information systems, health informatics, health education, e-health, and e-business journals and has served as guest editor and member of various journal editorial boards. He sits on key organizing committees for local, national, and international meetings and conferences. Professor Tan’s research, which has enjoyed significant support in the last several years from local, national and international funding agencies and other sources, has also been widely cited and applied across a number of major disciplines, including healthcare informatics and clinical decision support, health technology management research, human processing of graphical representations, ergonomics, health administration education, telehealth, mobile health, and e-health promotion programming.

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Editorial Advisory Board
  • Jacqueline Brodie Napier University, Scotland
  • Bendik Bygstad, Norwegian School of IT, Norway
  • Jyoti Choudrie, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • George Demiris, University of Missouri, USA
  • Thomas M. Deserno, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Mathew Guah, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
  • Paul Hu, University of Utah, USA
  • Richard Hull, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Francis Lau, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Yvette Miller, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Patrice Monthrope, University of west Indies, Jamaica
  • Venus Olla, Nottingham University, UK
  • Dave Parry, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Nayna Patel, Brunel University, UK
  • Elena Qureshi, Madonna University, USA
  • Jim Warren, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • H. Joseph Wen, Southeast Missouri State University, USA
  • Carla Wiggins, Idaho State University, USA
  • Yufei Yuan, McMaster University, Canada
  • Daniel Zeng, University of Arizona, USA
  • Kai Zheng, The University of Michigan, USA