A New Platform for Delivery Interoperable Telemedicine Services

  • Foteini Andriopoulou
  • Dimitrios Lymberopoulos
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 83)


This paper represents a new concept for Telemedicine service delivery. It is based over the existed Service Delivery Platforms (SDPs) with the mentality of SOA and Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) architecture to provide integration and interoperability in telemedicine aspects over the Next Generation Network (NGN). Telemedicine SDP (T-SDP), which is proposed, is a lighter middleware to provide flexibility and integration in emergency cases. Lighter middleware supports the benefits of SDP, real time monitoring and communicating in responses. T-SDP is able to leverage contexts, semantics and events via a service engine and Parlays. In the same platform events from the biomedicine devices, context from user profiles and messages or ontologies and semantics can interoperate with each other and create complex services useful for the healthcare agents.


telemedicine healthcare interoperability integration SDP ESB NGN 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Foteini Andriopoulou
    • 1
  • Dimitrios Lymberopoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Wire Communications Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentUniversity of Patras, University CampusRio PatrasGreece

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