Electronic Healthcare

Second International ICST Conference, eHealth 2009, Istanbul, Turkey, September 23-15, 2009, Revised Selected Papers

  • Patty Kostkova
Conference proceedings eHealth 2009

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11745-9

Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 27)

Table of contents (32 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Session 1: Telehealth and Mobile Health Solutions

    1. Model Checking for Robotic Guided Surgery
      H. Mönnich, J. Raczkowsky, H. Wörn
      Pages 1-4
    2. Intelligent Mobile Health Monitoring System (IMHMS)
      Rifat Shahriyar, Md. Faizul Bari, Gourab Kundu, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Md. Mostofa Akbar
      Pages 5-12
  3. Session 2: Outbreak Management, Web 2.0 and Public Health Communication

    1. Communicating with Public Health Organizations: An Inventory of Capacities in the European Countries
      Daniel Catalan Matamoros, Alexandru Mihai, Skaidra Kurapkiene, Wadih Felfly
      Pages 25-27
    2. Transparency and Documentation in Simulations of Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Towards Evidence-Based Public Health Decisions and Communications
      Joakim Ekberg, Toomas Timpka, Magnus Morin, Johan Jenvald, James M. Nyce, Elin A. Gursky et al.
      Pages 28-34
  4. Session 3: EPR: Trust, Security and Decision Support

    1. Prototyping a Personal Health Record Taking Social and Usability Perspectives into Account
      Enrico Maria Piras, Barbara Purin, Marco Stenico, Stefano Forti
      Pages 35-42
    2. Mixed-Initiative Argumentation: Group Decision Support in Medicine
      Chee Fon Chang, Andrew Miller, Aditya Ghose
      Pages 43-50
  5. Session 4: ICT Support for Patients and Healthcare Organizations

    1. Detecting Human Motion: Introducing Step, Fall and ADL Algorithms
      Dries Vermeiren, Maarten Weyn, Geert De Ron
      Pages 62-69
    2. The Costs of Non-training in Chronic Wounds: Estimates through Practice Simulation
      Pedro Gaspar, Josep Monguet, Jordi Ojeda, João Costa, Rogério Costa
      Pages 70-75
    3. Open Source Virtual Worlds and Low Cost Sensors for Physical Rehab of Patients with Chronic Diseases
      Salvador J. Romero, Luis Fernandez-Luque, José L. Sevillano, Lars Vognild
      Pages 76-79
  6. Session 5: Evaluation of ICT in Healthcare

    1. Data Triangulation in a User Evaluation of the Sealife Semantic Web Browsers
      Helen Oliver, Patty Kostkova, Ed de Quincey
      Pages 80-87
    2. Adaptive Planning of Staffing Levels in Health Care Organisations
      Harini Kulatunga, W. J. Knottenbelt, V. Kadirkamanathan
      Pages 88-95
    3. MEDEMAS -Medical Device Management and Maintenance System Architecture
      Ülkü Balcı Dog̃an, Mehmet Ug̃ur Dog̃an, Yekta Ülgen, Mehmed Özkan
      Pages 104-107
    4. ROC Based Evaluation and Comparison of Classifiers for IVF Implantation Prediction
      Asli Uyar, Ayse Bener, H. Nadir Ciray, Mustafa Bahceci
      Pages 108-111
  7. Session 6: Healthcare Knowledge Management and Ontologies

    1. Building and Using Terminology Services for the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
      László Balkányi, Gergely Héja, Cecilia Silva Perucha
      Pages 116-123

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Second International ICST Conference on Electronic Healthcare for the 21st century, eHealth 2009, held in Istanbul, Turkey, in September 2009.

The 14 full papers presented and 10 technical presentations were carefully selected by over 80 submissions. The papers focus on topics such as telehealth and mobile health solutions, outbreak management, Web 2.0 and public health communications, EPR - trust, security and decision support, ICT support for patients and healthcare organizations, evaluation of ICT in healthcare, healthcare knowledge management and ontologies, Web 2.0, multimedia and personalisation, eHealth automation and decision support as well as European centre for disease preventation and control.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Patty Kostkova
    • 1
  1. 1.Head of Centre City ehealth Research Centre (CeRC),School of Coomunity and Health SciencesCity University LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-11744-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-11745-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1867-8211
  • Series Online ISSN 1867-822X