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Annals of Information Systems #7: Web-Based Applications in Healthcare and Biomedicineby Athina Lazakidou
Synopses & Reviews
This proposed Special Issue in AoIS will present studies from leading researchers and practitioners focusing on current challenges, directions, trends, and opportunities associated with healthcare organizations and their strategic use of Web-enabled technologies. Healthcare and biomedical organizations are undergoing major transformations to meet the demand for improved access and quality of service, and modern information technologies are helping to process and manage the growing wealth of data involved. Web-based applications offer a sharp increase in data access and management, and they are at the forefront of the broad field of medical informatics. Topics to be covered will include semantic web applications; workflow and process management; content management and portal technology; data and web mining, warehousing, and information collection, curation, and analysis; web-based learning environments; access control and security; transaction management; and tools for implementation.
Web-enabled technologies offer promising solutions to the current challenges, trends and opportunities within healthcare organizations. This volume presents solutions through topics like semantic web applications, workflow management and data mining methods.
About the Author
Dr. Athina Lazakidou is currently a lecturer at the University of the Peloponnese, Sparta, and a visiting lecturer in informatics at the Hellenic Army Academy & Hellenic Naval Academy, Greece as. Prior to that, she worked as a visiting lecturer at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus (2000-2002). She is also an internationally known expert in the field of computer applications in healthcare and biomedicine, with seven books and numerous papers to her credit.
Table of Contents
Preface.- Development and Evaluation of a Web based Personal Electronic Health Record (pEHR).- Exploring the Potential of over the Web Psychiatry.- An Intelligent Web-based Healthcare System.- An Empirical Study of Sections in Classifying Disease Outbreak Reports.- A web-based Application to Exchange Ophthalmologic Health Records using Open-source Databases.- An Image Centric, Web-Based, Telehealth Information System for Multidisciplinary Clinical Collaboration.- SOAP/WSDL-based Web Services for Biomedicine.- Web Resources for Gene List Analysis in Biomedicine.- Web-based Applications in Health Care.- Evaluation for Web Based Applications.- Web-based Communities for Lifelong Medical Learning.- An Integrated Approach in Medical Decision Making for Eliciting Knowledge.- Using Decision Trees for the Semi-Automatic Development of Medical Data Patterns.- Telemedicine for the Diabetic Foot.
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