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International St. Mary’s Hospital takes care of breast cancer patients with smart phone.

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Catholic Kwandong University International St. Mary’s Hospital takes care of breast cancer patients with smart phone.

Catholic Kwandong University International St. Mary’s Hospital has introduced Smart After-care Service for breast cancer patients.

Smart After-Care Service is transmitting individual physical information given by smart device regarding physical activities amounts, blood pressure, heart rate, etc. Based on the body measurement information, it analysis patient’s life styles and health condition to provide systematic health care designed for each patient on nutrition, exercise, psychological counseling, and so on.


This is a ‘National Research and Development Business’ on health care organized by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning and National Information Society Agency together with 6 different medical institutions and IT company. International St. Mary’s Hospital specialists of each department, such as breast and thyroid center, rehabilitation center, neuropsychiatry, laboratory medicine, and education center for cancer treatment, provides Smart After-Care Services.

The core concept of Smart After-Care Services is ‘home health care using smart device’, and physical functions of patients participating are measured three times at the hospital. In particular, at the education center for cancer treatment, specialists from each department provide educations on nutrition, exercise, psychological counseling so that patients can take care of their health at home.