Communication Framework for Emergency Rescue Services Enhanced by Personal Health Monitoring Solutions: Methodological Approach
This work aims to specify and validate a communication framework for healthcare rescue and emergency services enhanced by personal health monitoring solutions. This framework aims at presenting a contribution to the evolution of the actual emergency healthcare services response model toward a national wide communication framework able to enhance emergency services efficiency and effectiveness by the seamlessly integration with personal health monitoring solutions. Following a “participatory action research” methodological approach, this work aims to establish the gap and limitations, verified nowadays, between reactive and proactive emergency frameworks by identifying major risks and misleading needs, leading to the specification and discussion of scenarios where emergency responders benefit from the suggested communicating framework and the value added emerged from it.
This paper focuses on the methodological approach and will describe the most important findings of the first stages: the state of the art, the diagnosis needs and the research model specification.
Keywordspervasive healthcare personal health monitoring emergency services response communication framework
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