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Healthcare (HTML)
Oct.-Dec. 2012 (vol. 11 no. 4)
pp. 14-17
Maria Ebling, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Joseph Kannry, Mount Sinai Medical Center
As pervasive computing technologies take their place in the world of medicine, we will need to balance the benefits to our health and well-being with the costs to our privacy. We must also consider the dangers of data overload, which could cause our healthcare professionals to miss seeing the forest through the trees. The articles in this special issue show us the technological capabilities that might be available to future healthcare providers and how they might be integrated into our daily lives.
Index Terms:
Special issues and sections,Medical services,Biomedical monitoring,Smart phones,Cardiovascular system,Electrocardiography,large-scale sensing,healthcare,pervasive computing,cardiovascular monitoring,ECG monitoring,smartphones,privacy
Citation:
Maria Ebling, Joseph Kannry, "Healthcare," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 14-17, Oct.-Dec. 2012, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2012.71
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