Blood Pressure Monitoring on the Cloud System in Elderly Community Centres: A Data Capturing Platform for Application Research in Public Health
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AbstractTechnology on the cloud frameworks in healthcare data management and analytics has opened new horizons for public health research. Hypertension is a significant modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Nowadays, telemonitoring blood pressure (BP) has been suggested as an effective tool for BP control. However, elderly people always have difficulties when using electronic health monitoring devices at home. BP data capturing with cloud technology in elderly community centres under guidance and with healthcare provider alert function is a pioneer. In this study, the infrastructure of data collection is constructed on the cloud to capture behavioral data on BP meter use and BP readings. BP data will be generated by the daily use of BP measurement and uploaded to the cloud. All personal characteristics, electronic health records, BP data and call log with nurse can be encrypted and store on the cloud. The remote platform on the cloud can provide efficient analytic performance on huge volume of data with high velocity of data creation in a population-based study. Data mining on the BP measurement will help to better understand the ways to control hypertension. This platform will also be potentially used in other epidemiological studies in public health.
All Author(s) ListKelvin K.F Tsoi, Benjamin Yip, Doreen W.H. Au, Yong-Hong Kuo, Samuel Y.S. Wong, Jean Woo, Helen M.L. Meng
Name of Conference2016 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data (CCBD)
Start Date of Conference16/11/2016
End Date of Conference18/11/2016
Place of ConferenceMacau
Country/Region of ConferenceChina
LanguagesEnglish-United States

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