A framework for cloud-based healthcare services to monitor noncommunicable diseases patient
Al-Qurishi, Muhammad, Al-Rakhami, Mabrook, Al-Qershi, Fattoh, Hassan, Mohammad Mehedi, Alamri, Atif, Khan, Hameed Ullah and Xiang, Yang 2015, A framework for cloud-based healthcare services to monitor noncommunicable diseases patient, International journal of distributed sensor networks, vol. 2015, Article number: 985629, pp. 1-11, doi: 10.1155/2015/985629.
Monitoring patients who have noncommunicable diseases is a big challenge. These illnesses require a continuous monitoring that leads to high cost for patients' healthcare. Several solutions proposed reducing the impact of these diseases in terms of economic with respect to quality of services. One of the best solutions is mobile healthcare, where patients do not need to be hospitalized under supervision of caregivers. This paper presents a new hybrid framework based on mobile multimedia cloud that is scalable and efficient and provides cost-effective monitoring solution for noncommunicable disease patient. In order to validate the effectiveness of the framework, we also propose a novel evaluation model based on Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), which incorporates some criteria from multiple decision makers in the context of healthcare monitoring applications. Using the proposed evaluation model, we analyzed three possible frameworks (proposed hybrid framework, mobile, and multimedia frameworks) in terms of their applicability in the real healthcare environment.
Field of Research
0805 Distributed Computing 080702 Health Informatics
Socio Economic Objective
970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
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