Title: CONTEXT-AWARENESS IN MOBILE CLOUD COMPUTING: HEALTHCARE

Year of Publication: 2013
Page Numbers: 30-34
Authors: Cik Ku Haroswati Che Ku Yahay, Wan Haslina Hassan
Conference Name: The International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Clean Energy and Green Computing (EEECEGC2013)
- United Arab Emirates

Abstract:


Rapid changes in mobile cloud computing tremendously affect the telecommunication, education and healthcare industries and also business perspectives. Nowadays, advanced information and communication technology enhanced healthcare sector to improved medical services at reduced cost. However, issues related to security, privacy, quality of services and mobility and viability need to be solved before mobile cloud computing can be adopted in the healthcare industry. Mobile healthcare (m-Healthcare) is one of the latest technologies in the healthcare industry which enable the industry players to collaborate each other's especially in sharing the patience's medical reports and histories. M-Healthcare offer real-time monitoring and provide rapid diagnosis of health condition. User's context such as location, identities and etc which are collected by active sensor is important element in M-Healthcare. This paper conducts a study pertaining to mobile cloud healthcare, mobile healthcare and comparisons between the variety of applications and architecture developed/proposed by researchers.