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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Wearable technology in healthcare
Authors: Krey, Mike
Schlatter, Ueli
Mahadevan, Devon Andruson
Derungs, Kevin
Oehler, Johannes Klaus
et. al: No
DOI: 10.12720/jait.11.3.172-180
Published in: Journal of Advances in Information Technology
Volume(Issue): 11
Issue: 3
Page(s): 172
Pages to: 180
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Academy Publisher
ISSN: 1798-2340
Language: English
Subjects: Healthcare; Hospital information system; Swiss hospital; Systems integration
Subject (DDC): 004: Computer science
362.11: Hospitals and related institutions
Abstract: Despite increasing reliability of data generated by wearable devices, not many institutions in the healthcare sector use wearables for patient care or safety. The benefit of having accurate patient data over a certain period of time is often neglected by the fact that the medical personnel and patients do not fully accept the technological improvement. Another issue is the interoperability between the device itself and the hospital information systems, e.g. data generated may not be further processed due to lacking data standards or interfaces. In order to investigate the acceptance of stakeholders of wearable devices, a survey based on use cases was sent out to medical and administrative staff of Swiss hospitals. Finally, a technical feasibility study was conducted to investigate the technical requirements and challenges for the integration of wearable devices in the hospital IT environment.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY-NC-ND 4.0: Attribution - Non commercial - No derivatives 4.0 International
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Institute of Business Information Technology (IWI)
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