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Guiding Patients in the Hospital

  • Floriano Zini
  • Francesco Ricci
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7138)

Abstract

Automated patient guidance in a hospital can be a helpful service for outpatients. In fact, they often need to move independently to reach locations where medical cares are provided. The provision of such a guidance service motivated the development of MobiDay, a mobile advisory system for patients. A live user experiment of the first version of MobiDay revealed some shortcomings that stimulated the design of a new improved version that is illustrated in this paper. The new system focus on the exploitation of a workflow management system and on the usage of multiple and distributed user interfaces.

Keywords

Guidance service mobile services workflow management distributed user interfaces 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Floriano Zini
    • 1
  • Francesco Ricci
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer ScienceFree University of Bozen-BolzanoBolzanoItaly

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