Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 32, Pages: 1-4
Muhammad Aamir Panhwar1 *, Sijjad Ali Khuhro2 , Fazil Panhwar3 , Kashan Memon3 and Danish Ali Memon4
1 Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China; [email protected]
2 School of Computer Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China; [email protected]
3 Department of Electronic Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China; [email protected]
4 Faculty of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Johor, Malaysia; [email protected]
*Author for correspondence
Muhammad Aamir Panhwar,
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China; [email protected]
Objectives: Healthcare is one of the major issues around the world. Pakistan itself faces drastic healthcare issues due to its limited resources, lack of funds and staff. Technological services in Pakistan are on the rise especially the data service and penetration of mobile phone is extremely high in urban and rural areas. Methods/Statistical Analysis: E-Health (electronic healthcare) services have changed the era of healthcare in the world; especially the government is trying to use mobile and e-health services to overcome the problems of cost and a shortage of staff. Findings: This research proposes a pilot Mobile Health Care (M-healthcare) model for the city of Hyderabad in Pakistan. The area of focus includes health communities, health clinics, and hospital or clinic unions. Application/Improvements: The proposed model shows the specific doctor for a specific disease and his/her clinic or OPD address. In the proposed m-healthcare model will deliver the healthcare services to patients from remote areas. The m-healthcare model provides patients with information about the medical specialists for the disease or injury. M-healthcare application will saves time and reduces travel cost of patients and ensures that patient will reach their destination easily and in-time.
Keywords: m-Health, Healthcare, Electronic Health, Patient Services, Healthcare Analytics
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