Implicit, Context Management Systems for Mobile Health Services


Objectives: In this paper data flow and executive model of Mobile Health services risk management by the use of context aware systems are provided. Materials and Methods: Mobile health (M-Health) refers to using portable electronic devices having application for delivering health services and patient’s information management. M-Health can offer various services remotely in prevention, detection, control, and treatment of disease or in the conditions of disaster for a patient or an environment. These services can have more acceptable quality by the help of Context Aware Systems which are defined as the capacity of computing equipment for detection, feeling, interpreting, and replying to user’s local environmental aspects and computing equipment itself. In this paper, executive model is offered for managing services of M-Health based on context aware systems. One of the supplies of developing a context aware system is having a clear and well-defined definition of context and developing appropriate context information provider. In order to deliver high quality and well-managed M-Health services in the form of context aware systems, having clinical risk management plan is necessary. Conclusions: M-Health services need to develop appropriate communication strategies for interacting with stockholders at each stage of clinical risk management process. Risks, which are primarily resides in service providers, communicating channels or service receiver sides, can be well identified and managed using clinical risk management, M-Health and context aware systems. Thereby, these systems can offer qualified and precise services.

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Farahmandian, V. and Asosheh, A. (2015) Implicit, Context Management Systems for Mobile Health Services. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 4, 1-9. doi: 10.4236/etsn.2015.41001.

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