Handbook of Digital Homecare

Successes and Failures

  • Lodewijk Bos
  • Adrie Dumay
  • Leonard Goldschmidt
  • Griet Verhenneman
  • Kanagasingam Yogesan

Part of the Communications in Medical and Care Compunetics book series (CMCC, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. A. C. M. Dumaij, R. Mooij, J. L. T. Blank
    Pages 1-14
  3. Charles G. Willems, Marieke D. Spreeuwenberg, Loek A. van der Heide, Luc P. de Witte, John Rietman
    Pages 31-42
  4. A. Paunksnis, V. Barzdziukas, R. Gricius, D. Buteikiene, P. Treigys, S. Kopsala et al.
    Pages 67-87
  5. Victoria A. Wade, Angela Littleford, Debbie Kralik
    Pages 143-165
  6. Charles G. Willems, Marieke D. Spreeuwenberg, Loek A. van der Heide, Luc P. de Witte, John Rietman
    Pages 167-179
  7. Oliver Koslowski, Myriam Lipprandt, Clemens Busch, Marco Eichelberg, Frerk Müller, Detlev Willemsen et al.
    Pages 181-196
  8. Ângelo Costa, Paulo Novais
    Pages 197-221
  9. Piet Verhoeve, Ann Ackaert, Jan Van Ooteghem, Jeroen Hoebeke, Maarten Steenhuyse, An Jacobs et al.
    Pages 223-245

About this book


This second volume of the “Handbook of Digital Homecare” reviews the attempts to develop new ICT services for digital homecare, i.e. services to deliver, maintain and improve care in the home environment using the latest ICT technology and devices. The book highlights the successful projects as well as failures of Digital homecare and provides several “lessons learned” to the wide audience of Health and ICT professionals.


Compunetics Digital homecare Electronic health records health information systems ubiquitous health services

Editors and affiliations

  • Lodewijk Bos
    • 1
  • Adrie Dumay
    • 2
  • Leonard Goldschmidt
    • 3
  • Griet Verhenneman
    • 4
  • Kanagasingam Yogesan
    • 5
  1. 1.Care Compunetics (ICMCC)International Council on Medical &UtrechtNetherlands
  2. 2.TNO/TU DelftDelftNetherlands
  3. 3.Veterans Affairs, Medical InformaticsUnited States Department ofPalo AltoUSA
  4. 4.TechnologyResearch Unit Law and InformationLeuvenBelgium
  5. 5.Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and, "Health Sciences; Centre for e-Health"University of Western AustraliaNedlandsAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-19646-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-19647-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-3811
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-382X
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