Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions

Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions

Jose Machado (University of Minho, Portugal), António Abelha (University of Minho, Portugal), Manuel Filipe Santos (University of Minho, Portugal) and Filipe Portela (University of Minho, Portugal)
Release Date: August, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 286
ISBN13: 9781522528517|ISBN10: 1522528512|EISBN13: 9781522528524|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2851-7


Technology is changing the practice of healthcare by the ways medical information is stored, shared, and accessed. With mobile innovations, new strategies are unfolding to further advance processes and procedures in medical settings.

Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions is an advanced reference source for the latest research on emerging progress and applications within mobile health initiatives and health informatics. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives such as electronic health records (EHR), clinical decision support systems, and medical ontologies, this publication is ideally designed for professionals and researchers seeking scholarly material on the increased use of mobile health applications.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems
  • Computer Vision
  • Data Security and Protection
  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Medical Ontologies

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Jose´ Machado is an Associate Professor with Habilitation in the Department of Informatics, Universidade do Minho. He got his PhD in Informatics, in 2002, and Habilitation in 2011. He is a researcher of the ALGORITMI research centre, in the line Computer Science and Technology (CST) and the group Knowledge and Data Engineering (KDE) . He is the coordinator of the CST. His research interests span the domain of Biomedical Informatics, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Databases, Business Intelligence and Applied Artificial Intelligence. He is the header of the CST since 2015 and the director of the former Computer Science and Technology Center since September 2013.