Recent advances in automatic speech recognition and related technologies allow computers to carry on conversations by telephone. We developed an intelligent di- alog system that interacts with hypertensive patients to collect data about their health status. Patients thus avoid the inconvenience of traveling for frequent face to face visits to monitor the clinical variables they can easily measure at home; the physician is facilitated in acquiring patient information and cardiovascular risk, which is evaluated from the data according to noted guidelines. Controlled trials to assess the clinical efficacy are under way.

Automated spoken dialog system for hypertensive patient home management

Azzini, Ivano;Gretter, Roberto;Falavigna, Giuseppe Daniele
2005

Abstract

Recent advances in automatic speech recognition and related technologies allow computers to carry on conversations by telephone. We developed an intelligent di- alog system that interacts with hypertensive patients to collect data about their health status. Patients thus avoid the inconvenience of traveling for frequent face to face visits to monitor the clinical variables they can easily measure at home; the physician is facilitated in acquiring patient information and cardiovascular risk, which is evaluated from the data according to noted guidelines. Controlled trials to assess the clinical efficacy are under way.
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