IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering

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Evaluation of Mobile Phone Performance for Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging
Mobile phone technology represents a novel platform for optical imaging that may have significant advantages for telemedicine, global health, emergency response and military medicine applications.  Several clinical optical devices based on mobile phones have been developed, including those performing visible... Read more
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QRS Detection Algorithm for Telehealth Electrocardiogram Recordings
Heba Khamis, Robert Weiss, Yang Xie, Chan-Wei Chang, Nigel H. Lovell, and Stephen J. Redmond, UNSW Australia QRS detection algorithms are needed to analyze electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings generated in telehealth environments due to the increased prevalence of artifact and the large... Read more
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An Ontology for Telemedicine Systems Resiliency to Technological Context Variations in Pervasive Healthcare
Part of the JTEHM BHI 2014 Special Issue. This paper presents an ontology for a quality of data (QoD) framework that enables the development of QoD-aware telemedicine systems in pervasive healthcare, where quality control entities are missing. The resulting system is... Read more
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A Device for Local or Remote Monitoring of Hand Rehabilitation Sessions for Rheumatic Patients
Current clinical practice suggests that recovering the hand functionality lost or reduced by injuries, interventions and chronic diseases requires, beyond pharmacological treatments, a kinesiotherapic intervention. This form of rehabilitation consists of physical exercises adapted to the specific pathology. Its effectiveness... Read more
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Telemedicine Helps Hospitals Double Revenue
Hospitals that used telemedicine technology and referred patients to children’s facilities saw their revenue increase significantly, according to research published this month in the journal Telemedicine and e-Health. For the study, researchers retrospectively examined billing information for patients transferred from 16... Read more
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Development of Novel Non-Contact Electrodes for a Mobile Electrocardiogram Monitoring System
Real-time monitoring of cardiac health is helpful for patients with cardiovascular disease. Many telemedicine systems based on ubiquitous computing and communication techniques have been proposed for monitoring the user’s electrocardiogram (ECG) anywhere and anytime. Usually, wet electrodes are used in... Read more