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Information Systems and Technologies for Enhancing Health and Social Care

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Technology continues to benefit different aspects of our society. As such, the health and social care field has begun to utilize these advantages towards improvements in health informatics and healthcare applications. Information Systems and Technologies for Enhancing Health and Social Care provides the latest and most relevant research on the understanding, expansion, and solutions on technologies used for improvements in the health and social care field. This book is useful for academics, industry leaders, and professionals interested in the latest advancements in technology and its impact on health care.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Ambient Assisted Living
    1. Chapter 1: iNeighbour TV
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TARGET AUDIENCE
      4. ADDING SOCIAL INTERACTION AND HEALTH CARE ON iTV DOMAIN
      5. iNEIGHBOUR TV FEATURES
      6. CHALLENGES FOR DESIGNING AND EVALUATING
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: The Architecture and Early Findings of a Working SMS-Based System for Individuals with Mild to Moderate Depression
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TEXT MESSAGING CONCEPT BECOMES COMPANION
      5. BETA TESTING: EARLY FINDINGS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    3. Chapter 3: Cloud Computing Enhanced Service Development Architecture for the Living Usability Lab
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AAL SERVICES AND APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT IN THE LIVING USABILITY LAB: A FIRST SOLUTION
      5. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 2: Clinical Decision Support Systems and Healthcare Artificial Intelligence
    1. Chapter 4: Knowledge Acquisition Process for Intelligent Decision Support in Critical Health Care
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND RELATED WORK
      4. TRIAGE SYSTEMS
      5. REAL-TIME DECISION PROCESS
      6. KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY PROCESS
      7. RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    2. Chapter 5: An Operating Theater Planning Decision Support System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW ON OPERATING THEATER PLANNING
      4. 3. A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR THE OPERATING THEATER
      5. 4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 6: Grid Data Mining Strategies for Outcome Prediction in Distributed Intensive Care Units
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DATA ACQUISITION IN ICU
      5. GLOBAL MODEL CONSTRUCTION
      6. EXPERIMENTAL WORK
      7. DISCUSSION AND RELATED WORK
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    4. Chapter 7: Alzheimer’s Disease Recognition with Artificial Neural Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TIME-FREQUENCY REPRESENTATIONS
      4. DEFINITION OF SPECTRAL PARAMETERS
      5. EXPERIMENTAL SETUP
      6. THE ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK
      7. METHODOLOGIES
      8. CLASSIFICATION RESULTS
      9. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 3: e-Therapy
    1. Chapter 8: Patient Centered Design
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ESCHI: AN E-THERAPY SOLUTION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 9: Do You Remember, or Have You Forgotten?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. REQUISITES
      5. THE APPLICATION: MEM+
      6. TEST CASE
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
  11. Section 4: Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Information Systems Management
    1. Chapter 10: Adoption of Electronic Health Care Records
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. FINDINGS
      6. INTERPRETATION OF THE FINDINGS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 11: Proposal for Interactive Anonymization of Electronic Medical Records
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCEPTUAL BACKGROUND OF ANONYMIZATION
      4. ANONYMIZATION WITH ANONYMOUSDATA.CO
      5. VALIDATION
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    3. Chapter 12: Advantages, Limitations, and Solutions in the Use of ERP Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ERP SYSTEMS: LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. CASE STUDY: RESULTS
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
  12. Section 5: Medical Coding
    1. Chapter 13: Automated Generation of SNOMED CT Subsets from Clinical Guidelines
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODS
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 14: A Semantic Web Pragmatic Approach to Develop Clinical Ontologies, and thus Semantic Interoperability, based in HL7 v2.xml Messaging
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ONTOLOGY POPULATION IN HEALTH
      4. 3. AUTOMATED ONTOLOGY POPULATION
      5. 4. CLINICAL PRACTICE ONTOLOGY POPULATION VS. GENERAL ONTOLOGIES
      6. 5. ONTOLOGY LEARNING AND ENRICHMENT
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 15: Ontological Representation and an Architecture for Homecare Pervasive Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ONTOLOGICAL REPRESENTATION OF THE HOMECARE DOMAIN
      4. MODELING OF AN ARCHITECTURE FOR PERVASIVE HOMECARE SYSTEMS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  13. Section 6: Medical Image Analysis, Enhancement, Sharing, and Archiving
    1. Chapter 16: Clinical Data Mining in Small Hospital PACS
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DIGITAL MEDICAL IMAGING
      4. CASE STUDY
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    2. Chapter 17: Molecular Visualization with Supports of Interaction, Immersion, and Collaboration among Geographically Separated Research Groups
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 18: Cardiac Chamber Contour Extraction
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONTOUR EXTRACTION OVERVIEW
      4. SEGMENTATION ALGORITHM
      5. EVALUATION METHODOLOGIES
      6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
  14. Section 7: Mobile Health
    1. Chapter 19: Localizing a Weight Loss Mobile Application
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DESIGN, TESTING, AND LOCALIZATION OF MOBILE APPLICATIONS
      5. FUTURE WORK
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 20: A Mobile Assistant to Aid Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EARLY DETECTION OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
      5. THE MULTICARE TOOL
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 21: Pedometer Cell Phone Applications and Future Trends in Measuring Physical Activity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PEDOMETER MEASUREMENT ACCURACY
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  15. Compilation of References
  16. About the Contributors