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eHealth and Telemedicine

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17KBIEHT Z,ZK 5 8P+8C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Michal Huptych
Michal Huptych, Martin Macaš
Michal Huptych, Martin Macaš
Department of Biomedical Informatics

Tele-medical applications - WHO definition, history of telemedicine, relations to development of ICT.

Health care organization. Communication in health care. Electronic health record as a basis for telemedicine, hospital information systems, legal issues. Information technology as support of shared and distributed health care. Data security and standardization in health care. Image information processing. Networks and Internet in health care.


Presence in seminars, submission of individual projects, passing written tests, examination

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Networks and Internet in health care

2. Communication protocols, data formats

3. Organization of health care systems, communications in health care

4. Electronic health record, standards for medical data communication, processing of image information

5. Hospital information systems

6. Distributed electronic health care systems

7. Data protection and standardization in health care

8. Electronic cards, RFID, wireless solutions

9. Legal issues linked with ICT utilization in health care

10. IT for support of shared and distributed care

11. Telemedicine - definition, history, background

12. Examples of telemedical solutions

13. Mobile health care applications, systems of home care

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, information about content of the seminars and conditions for successful passing, definition of individual projects

2. Examples of solutions of data formats

3. Communication protocols

4. Electronic health record, examples of solutions

5. Hospital information systém, processing of image information, written test 1

6. Distributed sytsems in health care

7. Data protection and security - examples of solutions

8. Data protection and security - design and analysis

9. Electronic cards, RFID, wifi

10. Orientation in legal issues

11. Telemedicine I - practical tasks

12. Telemedicine II - practical tasks, written test 2

13. Telemedicine III - practical tasks, evaluation

Study Objective:

The aim of the course is to introduce to students principles and examples of solutions of eHealth and telemedical systems and related topics, including legal, organization issues and standards.

Study materials:

[1] Frank Sullivan and Jeremy Wyatt: ABC of Health Informatics, 2006, ISBN: 9780727918505

[2] Jules J. Berman: Biomedical Informatics, 1 edition (2007), ISBN-10: 0763741353

[3] Joseph Tan: E-Health Care Information Systems: An Introduction for Students and Professionals, 2005, ISBN-10: 0787966185

[4] Athina Lazakidou: Handbook of Research on Informatics in Healthcare and Biomedicine, 2006, ISBN-10: 1591409829

[5] C. William Hanson: Healthcare Informatics, 2005, ISBN-10: 0071440666

[6] Harshawardhan Bal, Johnny Hujol: Java for Bioinformatics and Biomedical Applications, 2006, ISBN-10: 0387372350

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