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Journal of Korean Society of Medical Informatics 2007;13(4):403-416.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4258/jksmi.2007.13.4.403    Published online December 31, 2007.
The Remote Health System utilizing Wireless Communication of Personal Health Information
Hyoungho Do, Sung Kee Lee, Il Kon Kim
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea.
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The current personal health devices are used as stand.alone machines or transmit the personal health information only to local PCs. The objective of this research is to build a system which can transmit personal health information from personal health devices to the healthcare server systems.

METHODS: In this research, we used infrared (IrDA) and Bluetooth for wireless communication from the personal health devices to a PDA. And, we utilized SMS (Simple Message Service) and world wide web systems to deliver the data from the PDA to other mobile phones or to the board in the web server.

RESULTS: We developed the system that wirelessly communicates personal health information from the personal health devices to a PDA. The system also delivers both glucose and blood pressure data from the PDA to other mobile phones by SMS (Simple Message Service) or automatically register to the board in the web server.

CONCLUSION: We showed convenient and easy way of collecting personal health information. Our system will contribute improving personal healthcare environment and personal health device business.

Key Words: u-Health, Personal Health Devices, PDA, Mobile


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