Image and Signal Processing for Networked eHealth by Manolis Wallace, Ilias Maglogiannis, Kostas Karpouzis, John

By Manolis Wallace, Ilias Maglogiannis, Kostas Karpouzis, John Enderle

E-health is heavily similar with networks and telecommunications while facing purposes of amassing or shifting scientific information from far-off destinations for appearing distant clinical collaborations and analysis. during this publication we offer an summary of the fields of picture and sign processing for networked and disbursed e-health functions and their assisting applied sciences. The ebook is established in 10 chapters, beginning the dialogue from the decrease finish, that of acquisition and processing of biosignals and clinical photographs and finishing in complicated digital fact structures and strategies delivering extra intuitive interplay in a networked clinical atmosphere. The ebook additionally discusses networked scientific determination aid platforms and corresponding clinical criteria, WWW-based purposes, clinical collaborative structures, instant networking, and the thoughts of ambient intelligence and pervasive computing in digital healthcare structures.

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By Manolis Wallace, Ilias Maglogiannis, Kostas Karpouzis, John Enderle

E-health is heavily similar with networks and telecommunications while facing purposes of amassing or shifting scientific information from far-off destinations for appearing distant clinical collaborations and analysis. during this publication we offer an summary of the fields of picture and sign processing for networked and disbursed e-health functions and their assisting applied sciences. The ebook is established in 10 chapters, beginning the dialogue from the decrease finish, that of acquisition and processing of biosignals and clinical photographs and finishing in complicated digital fact structures and strategies delivering extra intuitive interplay in a networked clinical atmosphere. The ebook additionally discusses networked scientific determination aid platforms and corresponding clinical criteria, WWW-based purposes, clinical collaborative structures, instant networking, and the thoughts of ambient intelligence and pervasive computing in digital healthcare structures.

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The ICD has become the international standard diagnostic classification for all general epidemiological and many health management purposes. These include the analysis of the general health situation of population groups, and monitoring of the incidence and prevalence of diseases, and other health problems in relation to other variables such as the characteristics and circumstances of the individuals affected. It is used to classify diseases and other health problems recorded on many types of health and vital records including death certificates and hospital records.

The use of the XML and the RIM has enabled the exchange of medical data among different healthcare organizations and devices and consequently the development of distributed networked e-health applications. For instance external systems with XML-aware browsers can communicate with a hospital information system (HIS) through the HL7 standard. The structure of an HL7 message is as follows: • Each message is constituted by specific segments in a concrete line. • Each message has a message type that determines his scope.

Rizo, and A. Stern, “Health related virtual communities and electronic support groups: Systematic review of the effects of online peer to peer interactions,” Br. Med. , vol. 328, no. 7449, pp. 1–6, 2004. 1 INTRODUCTION Standards are generally required when excessive diversity creates inefficiencies or impedes effectiveness. Such a case exists in the electronic healthcare environment. In healthcare, standards are needed for encoding data about the patient that are collected by one system and used by another.

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