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

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Shooq Alharbi

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University

Aisha Altamimi

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University

Fadwa Al-Qahtani

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University

Bashair Aljofi

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University

Mutasem Alsmadi

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University

Muneerah Alshabanah

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University

Daniah Alrajhi

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University

Ibrahim Almarashdeh

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University

Date Written: Jun 3, 2019

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Alharbi, Shooq and Altamimi, Aisha and Al-Qahtani, Fadwa and Aljofi, Bashair and Alsmadi, Mutasem and Alshabanah, Muneerah and Alrajhi, Daniah and Almarashdeh, Ibrahim, Analyzing and Implementing a Mobile Reminder System for Alzheimer’s Patients (Jun 3, 2019). 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.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3422933

Shooq Alharbi

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University ( email )

Al-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Al-Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Aisha Altamimi

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University ( email )

Al-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Al-Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Fadwa Al-Qahtani

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University ( email )

Al-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Al-Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Bashair Aljofi

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University ( email )

Al-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Al-Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Mutasem Alsmadi (Contact Author)

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University ( email )

Al-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Al-Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Muneerah Alshabanah

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University ( email )

Al-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Al-Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Daniah Alrajhi

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University ( email )

Al-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Al-Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Ibrahim Almarashdeh

Imam Abdurrahman Bin Faisal University ( email )

Al-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Al-Dammam
Saudi Arabia

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