Tuesday, June 03, 2008

[Korea.net News, Science / Tech, May 23 2007] Korea to launch health telemonitoring system

A health telemonitoring system supported by government funds will be soon launched in Korea, officials said Friday (May 23).

According to the Ministry of Public Administration and Security, it will offer "Ubiquitous Health Service" for the socially disadvantaged in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Family Affairs.

Personal computerized sensors will be operated to continuously monitor the health status of the elderly or ill in their homes, officials said.

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