Ambient Assisted Living and the Integration and Personalization of Care Services

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 206)

Abstract

Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) can contribute for the integration and personalization of care services, which are important issues in the required reorganization of the care system to face their sustainability. This paper argues about the importance that AAL can assume as a centrepiece of the digital health continuum, from lifestyle management to hospitalization, if there are adequate information models to potentiate the integration of AAL systems-generated data and user-generated data with institutional information.

Keywords

Ambient Assisted Living Electronic Health Record Electronic Social Record Personal Health Record 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Health Sciences SchoolUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal
  2. 2.Health Sciences Department, IEETAUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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