Aspects of Standardisationfor Point-of-Care Solutions and Remote Home Monitoring Services

Martin Gerdes
University of Agder, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Centre for eHealth

Dafferianto Trinugroho
University of Agder, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Centre for eHealth

Rune Fensli
University of Agder, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Centre for eHealth

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Ingår i: Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics 2013; Copenhagen; Denmark; August 20; 2013

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 91:5, s. 19-24

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Publicerad: 2013-08-21

ISBN: 978-91-7519-518-6

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


The health care services are focusing on seamless healthcare and defining typical patient flow conditions; where a close follow-up from the patient’s home after hospital treatment can be important in order to avoid read missions. In several international projects different technological solutions have been developed with the aim of obtaining an international standardized solution from end-to-end perspective in the information chain; where vital signs data are measured in the pa-tient’s home and transmitted to the hospital specialist. This is; however; a complex task without any clear recommendations; which leadst o local variations in the implementations and to island solutions. The consequence will be no or limited interoperability of systems across organizations and local boundaries of services. In this paper we will highlight different levels of standards and give some recommendations for future research; based on a typical scenario for a remote home monitoring situation.


Remote home monitoring; Interoperability; Standardization;Data exchange; Mobile health; Seamless healthcare.


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