Performance Evaluation of Healthcare Monitoring System over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

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The wide diffusion of healthcare monitoring systems allows continuous patient to be remotely monitored and diagnosed by doctors. The problem of congestion, namely due to the uncontrolled increase of traffic with respect to the network capacity, is one of the most common phenomena affecting the reliability of transmission of information in any network. The aim of the paper is to build a realistic simulation environment for healthcare system including some of the main vital signs model, wireless sensor and mesh network protocols implementation. The simulator environment is an efficient mean to analyze and evaluate in a realistic scenario the healthcare system performance in terms of reliability and efficiency.

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S. Manfredi, "Performance Evaluation of Healthcare Monitoring System over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks," E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2012, pp. 27-36. doi: 10.4236/etsn.2012.13005.

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