A Proposal for a Home-Based Health Monitoring System for the Elderly or Disabled

  • HyungJun Kim
  • Bart Jarochowski
  • DaeHyun Ryu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)


It has been shown that the elderly, disabled, and those suffering from chronic illness benefit from early detection of symptoms and being involved with the management of their own conditions. We propose a home-based monitoring system which will continuously and unobtrusively (depending on a patient’s condition and the sensors used) monitor a patient’s condition. The monitoring system is supplemented by a monitoring/data warehousing service which is the first line of response in the event of an emergency. This system will be implemented using Zigbee technology.


Monitoring Service Ubiquitous Sensor Network Chronic Disease Management Program Central Monitoring Station Reliable Data Transfer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • HyungJun Kim
    • 1
  • Bart Jarochowski
    • 1
  • DaeHyun Ryu
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Information TechnologyHansei UniversityKorea

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