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Smart Healthcare Assistance Toward On-road Medical Emergency

  • Debajyoti Basu
  • Sukanya Mukherjee
  • Anupam BhattacharyyaEmail author
  • Swapnaneel Dey
  • Ajanta Das
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1065)

Abstract

The advancement of mobile computing as a technology together with the advancement of network communications has led to the foundation of exhaustive usage of mobile devices and corresponding mobile apps embedded in them. These apps provide value-added services in different domains like transport, entertainment, education, business, economics, and a variety of subjects. The current paper focuses on the healthcare domain and attempts to enlist a few basic functionalities and transform them as a user-friendly app for availing medical help and facilities on the move. Some apps provide chat communication facilities while others help in search location attempts. The currently proposed app, MedTravel, includes novelties like integrating the channel of communication between healthcare professionals and patients/users, searching for medical facilities like hospitals, medicines, and doctors besides providing opportunities for medical practitioners, pharmacies, and hospitals to register. Besides providing a comparative study with other medical app providers, it enhances the scope and features and formulates into a robust app with more opportunities of integrating with other facilities besides increasing existing features and functionalities.

Keywords

Healthcare Medical emergency MedTravel 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Debajyoti Basu
    • 1
  • Sukanya Mukherjee
    • 2
  • Anupam Bhattacharyya
    • 2
    Email author
  • Swapnaneel Dey
    • 2
  • Ajanta Das
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringBirla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Kolkata Extension CentreKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringUniversity of Engineering & ManagementKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Amity Institute of Information TechnologyAmity UniversityKolkataIndia

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