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Scheda Riassuntiva
Anno Accademico 2015/2016
Scuola Scuola di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione
Insegnamento 096261 - E-HEALTH METHODS AND APPLICATIONS [I.C.]
  • 098464 - E-HEALTH APPLICATIONS
Cfu 5.00 Tipo insegnamento Modulo Di Corso Strutturato
Docenti: Titolare (Co-titolari) Caiani Enrico Gianluca

Corso di Studi Codice Piano di Studio preventivamente approvato Da (compreso) A (escluso) Insegnamento
Ing Ind - Inf (Mag.)(ord. 270) - MI (471) BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA BIOMEDICA*AZZZZ096261 - E-HEALTH METHODS AND APPLICATIONS [I.C.]
Ing Ind - Inf (Mag.)(ord. 270) - MI (481) COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA INFORMATICA*AZZZZ096261 - E-HEALTH METHODS AND APPLICATIONS [I.C.]

Programma dettagliato e risultati di apprendimento attesi

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is a key component to ensuring quality, safety, access and efficiency in healthcare. This course introduces current approaches and future directions in e-health and the use of ICT in healthcare in general, as well as key concepts and tools from the underlying discipline of health informatics.

Topics include: electronic health records (EHRs); hospital and primary care and public health information systems; supporting clinical decision-making for health professionals through ICT; e-health in the community for preventive healthcare and for patient and career support; regulatory influences on e-health including management and governance, privacy, security, and confidentiality; the role of data standards, vocabularies, and nomenclatures in e-health; research and development in e-health.

 

DETAILED PROGRAM

Please note that this list is purely indicative and class arguments may change due to teaching needs in this highly evolving field.

 

Introduction to e-health

  • What is e-health?
    • Concepts and definitions
    • Types of e-health applications
    • Overview, definitions and history of e-health and biomedical informatics
  • What renders e-health specific?
    • History of ICT in healthcare
    • Success factors and barriers to e-health implementation

E-health for patients

  • Who is the patient?
    • Differences in patient groups
    • E-patients and empowerment
  • Different types of e-health for patients
  • Patient data and ethics, e-health and ethics
  • E-health applications for patients:
    • Personal Health Records / Clinical data linkage tools and services
    • Patient and family portal access to EMR systems - possibilities and challenges
    • Patient monitoring / E-health solutions for chronic disease management
  • The informatics of personalized and precision medicine
  • Support groups and communities / Social media in health
  • Mobile apps

 

E-health for lifestyle and prevention

  • Consumer health informatics
  • Body tracking and the Quantified Self
  • E-mental health
  • User-centred design and evaluation of health apps
  • Ageing well with technology

 

Use of e-health data for research

  • Medical literature retrieval:
    • Pubmed
  • Registries of e-health data:
    • Issues in data collection and anonymization
    • Adherence to treatment guidelines
    • Reporting quality of care
  • Use of e-health data for research:
    • Evidence-based medicine
    • Comparative effectiveness analysis
    • Large scale clinical trials
  • Clinical research informatics
  • Geospatial data in health
  • E-health projects in low-income countries
  • Big data for e-health

 


Note Sulla Modalità di valutazione

joint evaluation with the other part of the course.


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Area Servizi ICT
23/07/2024