Tele-diagnosis System for SARS Suspect Patients Based on Netmeeting and Digital Camera
YANG Jie, ZHANG Shen-sheng, LI lei, SHEN Wen-zhong(Inst. Image Proc. & Pattern Recog., Shanghai Jiaotong Uni,shanghai 200030)
SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) is a infectious disease, which severely endangers human being' lives. This paper presents a self-developed tele-diagnosis system for SARS suspect patients based on Netmeeting and digital camera, which combines many high techniques, such as: multimedia, network communication, work-flow management, data mining. Some key techniques in the system are described, such as: work-flow management, multimedia interface based on Netmeeting and digital camera, network remote control of position of rotational platform and focus of digital camera, discovery of associative rules based on data mining. The system has been satisfactorily used in three hospitals in Shanghai.