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Empowering elderly with HIT tools

In the previous week, we have shown a lot of technologies that can apply to an aging population. This week, e-Patient Dave will talk about how HIT (Health Information Technologies) …

The social impacts of aging

We’ve talked about the practical problems and some solutions. Aging is not just a personal issue. The social impacts are also severe. I would like you to read the article …

Discussions among the narrative reviews

Technologies are said the be “useful” until they could be applied to real life. There are several issues regarding the development of IoT in healthcare. The portability, data processing, standards, …

Literature review on wearable sensors

In this video, we will introduce the current development on wearable sensors and devices from several research papers. First, I will talk about how e-health could improve the quality of …

Introduction to the course

Welcome to our course! I am Dr Shabbir Syed-Abdul. In this course, I have invited guest educators to discuss one of the hottest topics today in healthcare – the internet …

Cognition impairment in older adults

In this video Professor Liu introduces dementia, the most common cognitive disorder. We also show an example of a “brain club” for elders, a community group which helps older people …

Balance and fall prevention in older adults

In this video, Professor Chang explains a common health issue: falling among the elderly. She explains how technology and the Internet of Things can help with fall prevention. Take a …