User Interfaces for a Medical Communication Platform

Conference: Technik für ein selbstbestimmtes Leben - 5. Deutscher AAL-Kongress
01/24/2011 - 01/25/2012 at Berlin

Proceedings: Technik für ein selbstbestimmtes Leben

Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Baumgartner, Hannah; Eckert, Ralf; Helmer, Axel; Brell, Melina; Hein, Andreas (OFFIS - Institute for Information Technology, Oldenburg, Germany)

Modern technical communication and monitoring systems in the private homes of patients with palliative care have to support the patients in starking the existing social network like friends, family or social services with the help of modern communication technologies. Additionally a monitoring system helps to detect upcoming crisis of the patient at an early stage to defuse the situation betimes, or to cope with crisis in an appropriate way with the help of a well elaborated information forwarding system. Such system, designed for technical as well as medical laymen has to feature a high ease of use to enable and motivate patients, relatives, and professional caregivers, to join in specifying and recording important data for the information exchange.