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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health, ICT4AWE 2016, held in Rome, Italy, in April 2016. The 8 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 39 submissions. The papers present relevant trends of current research on ageing well and e-health, including: ambient assisted living, mobile assistive technology, lifestyle engineering and life quality, electronic health records, security and privacy in e-Health, smart environments, home care and remote monitoring.
E-Health, Assistive Technologies and Applications for Assisted Living: Challenges and Solutions reviews existing literature in assistive technologies and provides suggestions and solutions for improving the quality of assisted living facilities and residences through the use of e-health systems and services.
Provides an in-depth introduction into medical, social, psychological, and technical aspects of smart healthcare applications as well as their consequences for the design, use and acceptance of future systems. The knowledge and insights provided will help students as well as systems designers understand the fundamental social and technical requirements smart healthcare technologies have to meet.