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MARHS: mobility assessment system with remote healthcare functionality for movement disorders

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MARHS: mobility assessment system with remote healthcare functionality for movement disorders
Due to the global trend of aging societies with increasing demand for low cost and high quality healthcare services, there has been extensive research and development directed toward wireless and remote healthcare technology that considers age-associated ailments. In this paper, we introduce Mobility Assessment and Remote Healthcare System (MARHS) that utilizes a force sensor in order to provide quantitative assessment of the mobility level of patients with movement disorder ailment, which is one common age-associated ailment. The proposed system also enables the remote healthcare services that allow patients to receive diagnoses from clinical experts without his/her presence. MARHS also contains a data analysis unit in order to provide information that summarizes the characteristics of symptoms of a group of patients (e.g., patients with a certain type of ailment) using a combination of feature ranking, feature selection, and classification algorithms. The results of the analyses on...
Sunghoon Ivan Lee, Jonathan Woodbridge, Ani Nahape
Added 24 Apr 2012
Updated 24 Apr 2012
Type Journal
Year 2012
Where IHI
Authors Sunghoon Ivan Lee, Jonathan Woodbridge, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh
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