A Mobile Health Care Rule-Based System

  • Nuno Rodrigues
  • João L. Vilaça
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 221)


The relation between patient and physician in most modern Health Care Systems is sparse, limited in time and very inflexible. On the other hand, and in contradiction with several recent studies, most physicians do not rely their patient diagnostics evaluations on intertwined psychological and social nature factors. Facing these problems and trying to improve the patient/physician relation we present a mobile health care solution to improve the interaction between the physician and his patients. The solution serves not only as a privileged mean of communication between physicians and patients but also as an evolutionary intelligent platform delivering a mobile rule based system.


Mobile Device Mobile Application Wireless Body Area Network Main System Communication Component 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nuno Rodrigues
    • 1
    • 2
  • João L. Vilaça
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.DIGARCPolytechnic Institute of Cávado and AveBarcelosPortugal
  2. 2.DI-CCTCUniversity of MinhoBragaPortugal
  3. 3.Life and Health Sciences Research Institute School of Health SciencesUniversity of MinhoBragaPortugal

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