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Grid Based Medical Devices for Everday Health

Medical Devices IRC


This proposal seeks to investigate how future Grid based technologies can be exploited to support e-science that has a large field based component where some form of detachment from on-line connection to the Grid is inevitable. This branch of science encompasses a large number of the life science disciplines and covers important areas of medical care. The aim is to exploit the provision of facilities to be offered by the Grid significantly to improve the link between the remote recording of medical information, its on-line analysis and the delivery of healthcare information to the mobile healthcare professional. Significant research challenges include: the design of appropriate devices to allow unencumbered monitoring of patients; the processing of the signals generated by these devices in order to highlight significant measurements and events; the construction of wireless and mobile communication facilities to allow remote reporting and delivery of Grid services; the development of analysis tools and interfaces, including interfaces for remote devices; the construction of privacy techniques that allow the delivery of information from multiple remote devices while maintaining the anonymity of those being monitored.

Maturity: Initial Research
Region: UK
Type: IRC
Grant Value: £550,440.00
Start Date: 01/04/2002
End Date: Not specified
Project Status: funded
Funding Agency: Core

Project Members
Prof Tom Rodden
Prof Lionel Tarassenko

Collaborating Organisations
King's College London (MIAS)
Lancaster University (Equator)
Royal College of Art (Equator)
University College London (MIAS)
University of Bristol (Equator)
University of Glasgow (Equator)
University of Manchester (MIAS)
University of Nottingham (Equator)
University of Southampton (Equator)
University of Zurich (Equator)

Component(s) Project Develops
Application Services
Data Cataloguing and Provenance
Data Mining and Analysis Services
Global Event Services
Instrument Management Services

Application Area(s) associated with Project


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