Minneapolis - Thanks to the combination of rules-based management and mobile healthcare technologies, patients with long-term health conditions may be on the road to a faster recovery based on receiving early detection, continuous remote care, prediction of care demands, and quality of life improvement.Swedish technology company Kiwok AB is integrating Blaze Advisor business rules management technology from Fair Isaac Corp., a Minneapolis provider of analytics and decision management technologies, to enable intelligent out-of-hospital monitoring of patients via Kiwok's mobile healthcare monitoring network.

The service enables remote monitoring of patients with long-term health conditions, such as heart patients and people with diabetes and hypertension. Patients who require regular check-ups, but not necessarily in-hospital care can be equipped with electrocardiogram (ECG) sensors, a small control device and a smart mobile phone that transmits real-time data regarding their medical condition to the hospital via a secure mobile network connection.

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