publication . Conference object . 2017

Future Directions of Applying Healthcare Cloud for Home-based Chronic Disease Care

Hu, Yan; Eriksén, Sara; Lundberg, Jenny;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Institutionen för kreativa teknologier
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The care of chronic disease has become the main challenge for healthcare institutions around the world. To meet the growing needs of patients, moving the front desk of healthcare from hospital to home is essential. Recently, cloud computing has been applied to healthcare domain; however, adapting to and using this technology effectively for home-based care is still in its initial phase. We have proposed a conceptual hybrid cloud model for home-based chronic disease care, and have evaluated its future feasibility by a case study of diabetes care in Blekinge, Sweden. In this paper, we discuss some possible future opportunities and challenges to apply this cloud mo...
Subjects
free text keywords: future trends, hybrid cloud, chronic diseases, home-based care, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering, Elektroteknik och elektronik
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