Empowerment of Patients with Hypertension through BPM, IoT and Remote Sensing
AbstractHypertension affects one in five adults worldwide. Healthcare processes require interdisciplinary cooperation and coordination between medical teams, clinical processes, and patients. The lack of patients’ empowerment and adherence to treatment makes necessary to integrate patients, data collecting devices and clinical processes. For this reason, in this paper we propose a model based on Business Process Management paradigm, together with a group of technologies, techniques and IT principles which increase the benefits of the paradigm. To achieve the proposed model, the clinical process of the hypertension is analyzed with the objective of detecting weaknesses and improving the process. Once the process is analyzed, an architecture that joins health devices and environmental sensors, together with an information system, has been developed. To test the architecture, a web system connected with health monitors and environment sensors, and with a mobile app have been implemented. View Full-Text
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Ruiz-Fernández, D.; Marcos-Jorquera, D.; Gilart-Iglesias, V.; Vives-Boix, V.; Ramírez-Navarro, J. Empowerment of Patients with Hypertension through BPM, IoT and Remote Sensing. Sensors 2017, 17, 2273.
Ruiz-Fernández D, Marcos-Jorquera D, Gilart-Iglesias V, Vives-Boix V, Ramírez-Navarro J. Empowerment of Patients with Hypertension through BPM, IoT and Remote Sensing. Sensors. 2017; 17(10):2273.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ruiz-Fernández, Daniel; Marcos-Jorquera, Diego; Gilart-Iglesias, Virgilio; Vives-Boix, Víctor; Ramírez-Navarro, Javier. 2017. "Empowerment of Patients with Hypertension through BPM, IoT and Remote Sensing." Sensors 17, no. 10: 2273.
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