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Sequential mining equips e-Health with knowledge for managing diabetes

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2 Author(s)
Banu Rahaman, S. ; Manipal Univ., Dubai, United Arab Emirates ; Shashi, M.

Internet mediated health education and support offers several advantages. The convenience and ease of access to information is mesmerizing the healthcare sector setting the trend for e-Health. This was in an attempt to convey the promises, principles, excitement around e-commerce to the health arena, and give an account of the new possibilities the Internet is opening up to the area of health care virtually collaborating everything related to computers and medicine. The healthcare environment is generally `information rich' but `knowledge poor'. There is a wealth of data available within the healthcare systems but they lack effective analysis tools to discover hidden relationships and trends in data. Valuable knowledge can be discovered with the application of sequential mining technique to equip patients with knowledge for managing health for disease specific better care and understanding through e-Health.

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New Trends in Information Science and Service Science (NISS), 2010 4th International Conference on

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11-13 May 2010