A Study on the Design Plan of UX for the Smart Healthcare for the Aged Society - Focused on IOT Technology

고령사회 스마트 헬스케어를 위한 UX 디자인방안 - 사물인터넷 기술을 중심으로

  • Kim, Seung-Min
  • 김승민
  • Received : 2018.09.11
  • Accepted : 2018.10.23
  • Published : 2018.11.28


The development of bio-sensing technology made it easy to collect various biometric information that was only available in large medical devices. The miniaturization of sensors makes it simple to carry out various health checkups that It did in person to the hospital by improving the portability of diagnostic devices. It is able to combine sensors into portable devices such as Smartphones, apply advanced Internet of Things (IOT) technology, and create new form factors for medical devices such as ultra-small modules that can be inserted or attached to their bodies. The results can be checked immediately through portable information devices such as smart phones. Although commercialization is still slow in Korea, new technologies are being applied in various ways in countries such as the United States that have granted remote medical services. Medical demand, supply and cost in South Korea are growing ahead of a super-aged society. Under these circumstances, attention is focusing on whether smart healthcare, a new concept, can complement the existing medical system. This study identifies the technology trends associated with smart health care and categorizes various healthcare products in the UX design aspects. In addition, the UX design approach and guidelines for applying smart healthcare technologies to the elderly, the intended users, are presented. This research will provide a reference to a new social issue, the UX-design approach to solving the problems of the aged society.


Aged Society;Smart Healthcare;IOT;Sensing Technology;Healthcare;UX Design


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