Title: The next generation of mobile medication management solutions

Authors: Chris Nugent, Dewar Finlay, Richard Davies, Maurice Mulvenna, Jonathan Wallace, Cristiano Paggetti, Elena Tamburini, Norman Black

Addresses: School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, BT37 0QB, UK. ' School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, BT37 0QB, UK. ' School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, BT37 0QB, UK. ' School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, BT37 0QB, UK. ' School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, BT37 0QB, UK. ' Medea, Via della Rondinella 66/11, 50135, Firenze, Italy. ' Medea, Via della Rondinella 66/11, 50135, Firenze, Italy.' Faculty of Engineering, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, BT37 0QB, UK

Abstract: In this paper, we describe the development of an internet-based system and a novel mobile home based device for the management of medication. We extend these concepts through the descriptions of an enhanced service with the use of mobile phone technology and home based digital TV services.

Keywords: medication management; telecare; e-health; web-based healthcare; mobile medical solutions; context awareness; context prediction; electronic healthcare; patient compliance; mobile healthcare; m-health.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEH.2007.011478

International Journal of Electronic Healthcare, 2007 Vol.3 No.1, pp.7 - 31

Published online: 30 Nov 2006 *

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