Improving Context-Awareness in Healthcare Through Distributed Interactions

  • Juan E. GarridoEmail author
  • Víctor M. R. Penichet
  • María D. Lozano
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9881)


Context-aware systems represent an appropriate tool for healthcare environments. The capability to offer necessary information and functionality on the basis of a user’s context makes it possible to create better working environments for medical staff. Current technology supports greater customization, thus enabling the improvement of user interaction. This paper describes a significant step forward in the concept of context-awareness with a comprehensive solution: Ubi4Health. The solution enhances context-awareness by adapting the user experience in accordance with the device, interface and interaction mechanism used in a given context.


Healthcare Ubiquity Context-awareness DUI HCI 



This work has been partially funded by project with reference 0215ITA017 from the Castilla-La Mancha Regional Government: Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha, Consejería de Empleo y Economía.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan E. Garrido
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Víctor M. R. Penichet
    • 1
    • 2
  • María D. Lozano
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science Research InstituteUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaAlbaceteSpain
  2. 2.Computer Systems DepartmentUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaAlbaceteSpain

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