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Title: A systems approach to achieving CarerNet-an integrated and intelligent telecare system
Authors: Williams, G.
Doughty, K.
Bradley, David A.
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. School of Computing & Engineering Systems
Keywords: Computer networks
Home computing
Knowledge based systems
Medical computing
Patient treatment
User centred design
Issue Date: Mar-1998
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Type: Journal Article
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: Published version (c)Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/4233.678527
Citation: Williams, G., Doughty, K. and Bradley, D.A. 1998. A systems approach to achieving CarerNet-an integrated and intelligent telecare system. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine. 2(1): pp.1-9. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/4233.678527
Abstract: The system requirements for an integrated telecare system are presented by using a modification of the CORE methodology. The resulting system model uses viewpoint analysis to establish the needs and requirements of both the client and the care providers within a system context and discusses the implications for a user-centered, technology-based solution referred to as CarerNet. The implementation of CarerNet is considered in terms of the enabling technologies required within the local environment of the client and identifies the monitoring, networking requirements, and system intelligence necessary to the provision of a comprehensive telecare service. A hypothetical case study based on patient aftercare following discharge from the hospital is presented to illustrate the points discussed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/1021
ISSN: 1089-7771
Appears in Collections:Computing & Engineering Systems Collection

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