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Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 406327, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/406327
Research Article

A Remote Medical Monitoring System for Heart Failure Prognosis

1Shanxi Cardiovascular Hospital, Taiyuan 030000, China
2First Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan 030000, China
3Taiyuan City Central Hospital, Taiyuan 030000, China
4Taiyuan Maixinyun Healthcare Management Co. Ltd., Taiyuan 030000, China
5Huaxin Consulting Co., Ltd., Hangzhou 310014, China
6Shanxi Academy of Medical Sciences and Shanxi Dayi Hospital, Taiyuan 030000, China

Received 16 June 2015; Revised 25 August 2015; Accepted 14 September 2015

Academic Editor: Wenyao Xu

Copyright © 2015 Liangqing Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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