An IoT-Based Health Monitoring System for Elderly Patients

Angelin Varghese*, Senthil A. Muthukumaraswamy

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Internet of Things in health care significantly improves the requirement of medical facilities to patients and assists healthcare professionals. Since many elderly people require to be checked up on frequently due to high risk of life-threatening diseases, a health monitoring system using a cloud platform becomes effective in real-time observation. This paper focuses on a remote health monitoring system that tracks and updates the patient’s caretaker with the data collected from the patient. This enables the patient’s overseer to analyze the data being fed to them and subsequently provide treatment for the patient. Any sudden changes in the patient’s vitals will ensure that quick assistance be provided to the patient. The data stored in the cloud platform allows the process rate to be even quicker, thus reducing the time required to go to a hospital or waiting for treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommunication, Software and Networks
EditorsVikrant Bhateja, Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Wendy Flores Fuentes, Koushik Maharatna
PublisherSpringer
Pages331-338
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9789811949906
ISBN (Print)9789811949890
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2023
Event7th International Conference on Information System Design and Intelligent Applications 2022 - Hyderabad, India
Duration: 25 Feb 202226 Feb 2022

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Networks and Systems
Volume493
ISSN (Print)2367-3370
ISSN (Electronic)2367-3389

Conference

Conference7th International Conference on Information System Design and Intelligent Applications 2022
Abbreviated titleINDIA 2022
Country/TerritoryIndia
CityHyderabad
Period25/02/2226/02/22

Keywords

  • Arduino UNO
  • Cloud storage
  • Internet of Things
  • Remote patient monitoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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