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Current trends and future challenges in wireless telemedicine system

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2 Author(s)
Devaraj, S.J. ; Karunya Univ., Coimbatore, India ; Ezra, K.

With an increase in population, providing basic health care to the people, especially in rural areas is the main objective of health administrators. A remote telemedicine system is the possible way to solve this problem with the support of new advanced technologies. This paper discusses the state of the art and the major issues in wireless telemedicine systems such as secure transmission of data, patient monitoring and effective medical video compression. This paper will conclude by discussing future challenges of the domain.

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Electronics Computer Technology (ICECT), 2011 3rd International Conference on  (Volume:4 )

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8-10 April 2011