1st International ICST Workshop on Ambient Technologies for Diagnosing and Monitoring Chronic Patients

Research Article

An Intelligent Interactive Healthcare Services Environment for Assisted Living at Home

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/ICST.PERVASIVEHEALTH2008.4056,
        author={Dimitrios Vergados and Christoforos Kavvadias and Olaf Bigalke and Arnold Eppler and Boro Jerabek and Alevizos Alevizos and Michael Caragiozidis and Christos Biniaris and Eric Robert},
        title={An Intelligent Interactive Healthcare Services Environment for Assisted Living at Home},
        proceedings={1st International ICST Workshop on Ambient Technologies for Diagnosing and Monitoring Chronic Patients},
        publisher={IEEE},
        proceedings_a={ATDMCP},
        year={2010},
        month={4},
        keywords={Healthcare Services, Patient Monitoring, Assited Living at Home},
        doi={10.4108/ICST.PERVASIVEHEALTH2008.4056}
    }
    
  • Dimitrios Vergados
    Christoforos Kavvadias
    Olaf Bigalke
    Arnold Eppler
    Boro Jerabek
    Alevizos Alevizos
    Michael Caragiozidis
    Christos Biniaris
    Eric Robert
    Year: 2010
    An Intelligent Interactive Healthcare Services Environment for Assisted Living at Home
    ATDMCP
    IEEE
    DOI: 10.4108/ICST.PERVASIVEHEALTH2008.4056
Dimitrios Vergados1,*, Christoforos Kavvadias2,*, Olaf Bigalke3,*, Arnold Eppler4,*, Boro Jerabek5,*, Alevizos Alevizos6,*, Michael Caragiozidis7,*, Christos Biniaris8,*, Eric Robert9,*
  • 1: University of the Aegean Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering Karlovassi, Samos, GR-832 00, Greece
  • 2: Teletel S.A. 124, Kifissias Ave. GR-11526, Athens, Greece
  • 3: Siemens Frankenstr. 2, 46395 Bocholt, Germany
  • 4: Alcatel-Lucent Lorenzstr. 10 70435 Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, Germany
  • 5: Gorenje Group Partizanska 12 SI-3503 Velenje, Slovenia
  • 6: Health Center of Vyrona 3, Koytsas str. 16231 Athens, Greece
  • 7: Thoss & Partner GmbH Karlstraße 38/40 71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • 8: VMW Solutions 9 Northlands Road, Whitenap, Romsey, Hamsphire SO51 5RU, UK
  • 9: Thales 251, avenue du Bois - BP 60177 - 59832 Lambersart Cedex, France
*Contact email: vergados@aegean.gr, C.Kavadias@teletel.gr, Olaf.Bigalke@siemens.com, A.Eppler@Alcatel-Lucent.de, Boro.jerabek@gorenje.si, info@hcvyrona.gr, caragiozidis@thoss.de, chris.biniaris@vmwsolutions.com, Eric.robert@fr.thalesgroup.com

Abstract

Since the population of elderly people grows absolutely and in relation to the overall population in the world, the improvement of the quality of life of elderly people at home is of a great importance. This can be achieved through the development of generic technologies for managing their domestic ambient environment consisting of white goods, entertainment equipment and home automation systems in order to increase their autonomy and safety. In this context, the provision intelligent interactive healthcare services will improve their daily life and allowing at the same time the continuous monitoring of their health and their effective treatment.