|Responsible unit:||Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering|
|Course/CS Responsible:||Master in Bioengineering|
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|João Paulo Trigueiros da Silva Cunha|
The objective of the present course is to introduce and provide knowledge in the telemedicine and eHealth area.
Students will learn new concepts on clinical information generation, its transmission inside and out of health institutions and usage in different healthcare scenarios. Furthermore, they will learn to design IT architecture of health information systems based on established standards (HL7, DICOM, etc.) and to implement small projects in telemedicine and e-health.
Generarion of clinical information. Clinical information systems.
eHealth, telemedicine, tele-health and tele-care: scope and historic perspective
Usage scenarios and operation modes
Telemedicine systems technologies
Standards and best-practices
Telemedicine in developed and developing countries.
Telemedicine generations in Portugal
Tele-radiology, tele-cardiology and other examples of telemedicine systems in civil, military and aerospace environments.
Generic models and architectures for eHealth
Administrative and medical-administrative HIS
Clinical HIS (Labs, PACS, etc.)
Electronic health records
Health telematics: Regional and national telehealth systems
European eHealth perspectives
Biomedical informatics: eHealth and bioinformatics; examples.
Ethical and legal aspects of telemedicine and eHealth
Field trips to hospitals and telemedicine and eHealth R&D centers
Theoretic concepts presentation; examples
Development of thematic state of the art reports and their presentations to the class;
Reports of visits to the hospitals/R&D centers
Both components have a minimum grade of 7/20
Evaluation: 0.4Tr + 0.6Ex;