The Development and Implementation of Ward Monitoring Service Using Bluetooth Low Energy Scanners for Infectious Disease Response

감염병 대응 비콘 스캐너 기반의 병실 모니터링 서비스 개발

  • Lee, Kyu-Man (College of Interdisciplinary and Creative Studies, Konyang University) ;
  • Park, Ju-young (College of Nursing, Konyang University)
  • 이규만 (건양대학교 기업소프트웨어학부) ;
  • 박주영 (건양대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.01.31
  • Accepted : 2017.03.20
  • Published : 2017.03.28


This study attempted to develop a beacon scanner based ward monitoring service in order to respond to the new paradigm of medical environment which is trying to introduce ICT technology as medical service to track and manage the spread path of large infectious diseases such as MERS. The study also included beacon hardware development, firmware development for the beacon low-power bluetooth 4.0, and server and web-based dashboard UI development. Using these, we have developed a customized monitoring system that provides functions such as locating patients by location based service and monitoring based on web UI. It is possible to maximize the efficiency of offline hospital services and to value active infection control and patient safety by integrating online technology into the area where online technologies such as beacons are not properly integrated.


Internet of Things;Bluetooth Low Energy;Location-Based Service;Beacon;Patient Monitoring


Supported by : (주)케이벨


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