Notable e-Health Developments

Marc Nyssen, Ronald Buyl, Frederik Questier, Frank Verbeke, Koen Thomeer

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

    Abstract

    The field of information and communication technologies (ICT) in health care, now called e-health, is coming to maturity. This is demonstrated by several "real world" accomplishments that will hopefully demonstrate the benefits of ICT in health for all those involved, not the least society and the patients at large. In this article, we will highlight the technical and the profession-specific building blocks, on which e-health applications are based, give a few examples of typical realizations and discuss the evolving political context.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication5TH European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering IFMBE
    EditorsÁkos Jobbágy
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages35-38
    Number of pages1446
    Volume37
    ISBN (Print)978-3-642-23507-8
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventUnknown -
    Duration: 1 Jan 2011 → …

    Publication series

    NameIFMBE Proceedings
    Number1

    Conference

    ConferenceUnknown
    Period1/01/11 → …

    Bibliographical note

    Ákos Jobbágy

    Keywords

    • e-health
    • medical informatics
    • health telematics
    • electronic health records
    • electronic prescriptions

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