Development of remote healthcare system for measuring and promoting healthy lifestyle

Sekyoung Youm, Goeun Lee, Seunghun Park, Weimo Zhu

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Abstract

To promote a healthy lifestyle, a web-based health self-checkup system was developed, by which users can monitor their healthy lifestyle through daily checkups and make changes based on the prescription provided. The system consists of five components: (a) daily checkup key physiological parameters related to the metabolic syndrome, such as body weight, body fat, blood pressure and blood glucose level, (b) lifestyle questionnaires, including smoking, drinking, sleeping, entertainment, exercise and eating, (c) data analysis and interpretation, (d) report and behavior modification prescription, and (e) web-based health diary and mentor service. The development and key elements of the system are described in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2828-2834
Number of pages7
JournalExpert Systems With Applications
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2011

Keywords

  • Behavior modification
  • Health self-checkup terminal
  • Online assessment
  • Web-based healthcare system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence

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