Date Added: Jun 2012
In this paper, the authors introduce a novel Remote Health Monitoring (RHM) system to enable high-quality pervasive healthcare services to users with low delivery delay and reduced costs. They define the RHM architecture and summarize the design considerations. They then present a promising commercialized solution, ViiCare, with system infrastructures and supporting techniques. They also discuss future research challenges for implementing RHM systems. Ever advancing science and technology are gradually changing the people way of living and prolonging their life span while they enjoy the amenities of modern society. Since the start of this century, the proportion of seniors in the world has been increasing more rapidly than any other age group.