Analyzing and Implementing a Mobile Reminder System for Alzheimer’s Patients
ALHARBI, S., ALTAMIMI, A., AL-QAHTANI, F., ALJOFI, B., ALSMADI, M. K., ALSHABANAH, M., ALRAJHI, D. & ALMARASHDEH, I. 2019. Analyzing and Implementing a Mobile Reminder System for Alzheimer’s Patients. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology 6, 444-454.
11 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2019
Date Written: Jun 3, 2019
Recently, M-health or mobile health has been receiving a lot of attention worldwide from healthcare professionals, patients, network service providers, application developers and researchers. Mobile phone software applications or apps are available for a variety of useful healthcare tasks such as psycho-education, symptom assessment, resource location, and tracking of treatment progress. This study focused on creating an application for smart phones with android system. The main aim of the proposed system is to help an important category of the society which is the alzheimer’s patients, this system gives them the ability to have small memory which can help them to remember all tasks to live, which may contribute to the prevention of progression of the disease rapidly, the technology provides the best care because it is not susceptible to forgetfulness or damage. The design of the proposed system presented in this study includes reminding them of their families through memories and family photos and information, and the dates of their medications, the amount of medicine and hospital appointments.
Keywords: Mobile Technologies, Alzheimer’s Patients, M-health, Reminder System
JEL Classification: Software Engineering
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