Master of Science in Computer Science
Faculty / School
Faculty of Computer Sciences (FCS)
Department of Computer Science
Date of Award
Dr. Abdul Basit Shaikh.
Committee Member 1
Dr. Abdul Basit Shaikh, Supervisor, Department of Computer Science, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi
MSCS Survey Report
Abstract / Summary
Like many other sectors, healthcare is to enter a period of rapid change, effected by digital disruption. Healthcare has always been a reactive “sickcare” rather than preventive healthcare. Today we have a plethora of connected technologies; loT, cloud computing, big data, and smart devices that have led to the notion of “smart healthcare”, that allows to give power in the hands of the patients themselves; who are the real owner of their health related data. We aim to summarize the available information about approved, available and prototyped devices through a comprehensive, systematic literature review. Further, we have looked into the development of a remote-monitoring device in Pakistan, its development cost and affordability for the people in rural areas of Pakistan with access to no healthcare facilities. We also made a small prototype design of a remote monitoring system using heart rate sensors and breadboard. The prototype costed us around 15 USD.
Mukhi, S. B. (2019). Remote Health Monitoring- Current developments based on AI and IoT and the future scope in Pakistan (Unpublished survey report). Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan. Retrieved from https://ir.iba.edu.pk/research-projects/28
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