Towards an Effective Patient Health Engagement System Using Cloud-Based Text Messaging Technology
Patient and health provider interaction via text messaging (TM) has become an accepted form of communication, often favored by adolescents and young adults. While integration of TM in disease management has aided health interventions and behavior modifications, broader adoption is hindered by expense, fixed reporting schedules, and monotonic communication.
Current and Future Challenges in Point-of-Care Technologies: A Paradigm-Shift in Affordable Global Healthcare With Personalized and Preventive Medicine
This paper summarizes the panel discussion at the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Point-of-Care Healthcare Technology Conference (POCHT 2013) held in Bangalore India from Jan 16–18, 2013…
A Review of Emerging Technologies for the Management of Diabetes Mellitus
Exploitation of Information and Communication Technologies can assist in reshaping and improving the clinical workflow for the management of Diabetes Mellitus by shifting the emphasis from disease to wellness.This paper presents a critical review analysis of: (i) sensors for glucose and lifestyle monitoring, (ii) models and molecular biomarkers for predicting the onset and assessing the progress of DM, and (iii) modeling and control methods for regulating glucose levels…