Digital Healthcare Empowering Europeans

Proceedings of MIE2015

Cornet, R., Stoicu-Tivadar, L., Hörbst, A., Parra Calderón, C.L., Andersen, S.K., Hercigonja-Szekeres, M.
Pub. date
May 2015
210 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
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Computer Science, Medical Informatics, Medicine & Health
This book contains a subject index
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The digitization of healthcare has become almost ubiquitous in recent years, spreading from healthcare organizations into the homes and personal appliances of practically every citizen. Thanks to the collective efforts of health professionals, patients and care providers as well as systems developers and researchers, the entire population of Europe is able to participate in and enjoy the benefits of digitized health information.

This book presents the proceedings of the 26th Medical Informatics in Europe Conference (MIE2015), held in Madrid, Spain, in May 2015. The conference brings together participants who share their latest achievements in biomedical and health Informatics, including the role of the user in digital healthcare, and provides a forum for discussion of the inherent challenges to design and adequately deploy ICT tools, the assessment of health IT interventions, the training of users and the exploitation of available information and knowledge to further the continuous and ubiquitous availability and interoperability of medical information systems. Contributions address methodologies and applications, success stories and lessons learned as well as an overview of on-going projects and directions for the future.

The book will be of interest to all those involved in the development, delivery and consumption of health and care information.