Activity Monitoring Using Smartphones

Duration: 2012-2014
Funding: SHARPS
Collaborators: Dr. David Liebovitz, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Researchers: Daniel Aranki


  • Identify heart-failure patients at risk of clinical deterioration using a patient-acceptable tele-monitoring system.
  • Reduce readmissions rate
  • Low-cost & easy-to-use tele-monitoring

    Data-driven (activity, location, vital signs), daily self-reported surveys, medical intervention.

    Low-cost continuous monitoring of patients with heart-failure, reduction in readmissions rate, clinical deterioration risk-assessment for patients with heart-failure, monitoring-based medical intervention.


  • D. Aranki, G. Kurillo, P. Yan, D.M. Liebovitz, R. Bajcsy, "Continuous, Real-Time, Tele-monitoring of Patients with Chronic Heart-Failure: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Study", Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Body Area Networks (Bodynets), London, Great Britain, Sept. 29–Oct.1, 2014.