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CIS 500 Assignment 3 Mobile Computing and Social Networking




Question;Mobile computing has dramatically changed how information is;accessed and shared. Wireless networking has been an enabler of mobile;computing. One profession that mobile computing has had a big impact on is;health care management. Patients are now able to monitor their vital signs such;as blood pressure, glucose levels, etc. without having to periodically visit a;doctor's office or hospital. There are devices such as the Withings Blood;Pressure Monitor that works with an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to record;track, and graph a patient's blood pressure. There are other devices that can;measure blood glucose levels, oxygen levels, heart rate, etc. and use an iPhone;to send the results to a clinical server. Doctors and caregivers are then able;to access the data on the clinical server. According to the American College of;Gastroenterology, social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube;are used as powerful platforms to deliver and receive health care information.;Patients and caregivers are increasingly going online to connect and share;experiences with others with similar medical issues or concerns. Patients are;able to take advantage of social networks to do more than just share pictures;and tweets. Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you;1. Compare and contrast monitoring of patient vital signs;using mobile computing technology to in-patient visits to the doctor's office;or hospital.;2. Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of using mobile;computing technology to monitor patients.;3. Assess the security concerns with regard to the;transmission of personal medical information over wireless networks.;4. Assess the use of social networking for group support for;patients with similar medical concerns.;Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment.;Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources


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