Consumer managed home e-health for the next decade

Soar, Jeffrey and Ally, Mustafa and Su, Ying (2011) Consumer managed home e-health for the next decade. In: ICEB 2011: Borderless E-Business for the Next Decade, 29 Nov-2 Dec 2011, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Abstract

Connectivity allows access to health information services at home for self-care, on-line or automated consultations, links with home telecare devices for safety, independent living and social links. The trends for access to healthcare from the consumers’ own homes through intelligent assistive technology offers significant sustainability advantages including reduced admissions, readmissions, length of stay when people are admitted, reduced carer and patient travel, and other clinical, social and economic benefits. This paper will discuss the opportunities for better delivery of care to the elderly in their own homes, the availability of innovative technology, evidence of benefits and pathways for greater adoption.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit. The Accepted Version of the paper, as made available here, differs in title from the Published Version as cited in this record.
Depositing User: Mr Mustafa Ally
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2012 05:36
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2013 01:38
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-Health, telecare, telehealth, assistive technology
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080602 Computer-Human Interaction
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920202 Carer Health
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20348

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