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A mobile health network disaster management system

Adibi, Sasan 2015, A mobile health network disaster management system, in ICUFN 2015 : International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks, IEEE, Piscataway, N.J., pp. 424-428, doi: 10.1109/ICUFN.2015.7182579.

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Title A mobile health network disaster management system
Author(s) Adibi, Sasan
Conference name Ubiquitous and Future Networks. International Conference (7th : 2015 : Sapporo, Japan)
Conference location Sapporo, Japan
Conference dates 7-10 Jul. 2015
Title of proceedings ICUFN 2015 : International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks
Publication date 2015
Start page 424
End page 428
Total pages 5
Publisher IEEE
Place of publication Piscataway, N.J.
Summary A common occurrence in almost all full-scale natural disasters is the rapid destruction of the telecommunication infrastructure as the inevitable unfolds, which tends to halt the necessary communications between the humanitarian operators and the people in need. In such scenarios, the deployment of wireless networks would provide fast and temporary remedies, however these networks normally do not provide services to the end-users and ordinary people, instead they provide connectivity between groups of end-users administered by a local service provider. From a range of services provided to the end-users by the humanitarian operators, healthcare is by far the top priority. This is considered through the utilization of smartphones in a Mobile Health (mHealth) perspective, which is an emerging concept for monitoring and tracking end-user health conditions. This article considers an mHealth system used in a tsunami-stricken disaster scenario, including a discussion on the most recent advances of Device to Device (D2D) and LTE-Direct technologies.
Language eng
DOI 10.1109/ICUFN.2015.7182579
Field of Research 080702 Health Informatics
Socio Economic Objective 920599 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
ERA Research output type E Conference publication
Copyright notice ©2015, IEEE
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30072524

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