Intelligence in Interoperability with AIDA

  • Hugo Peixoto
  • Manuel Santos
  • António Abelha
  • José Machado
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7661)


Healthcare systems have to be addressed in terms of a wide variety of heterogeneous, distributed and ubiquitous systems speaking different languages, integrating medical equipments and customized by different entities, which in turn were set by different people aiming at different goals. Demands of information within the healthcare sector range from clinically valuable patient-specific information to a variety of aggregation levels for follow-up and statistical and/or quantifiable reporting. The main goal is to gathering this information and present it in a readable way to physicians. In this work we show how to achieve interoperability in healthcare institutions using AIDA, an interoperability platform developed by researchers from the University of Minho and being used in some major Portuguese hospitals.


Semantic Interoperability Ambient Intelligence Electronic Health Record 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugo Peixoto
    • 1
  • Manuel Santos
    • 3
  • António Abelha
    • 2
  • José Machado
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro Hospitalar do Tâmega e Sousa E.P.E., Sistemas de InformaçãoPenafielPortugal
  2. 2.Computer Science and Technology Centre (CCTC)University of MinhoBragaPortugal
  3. 3.ALGORITMI CenterUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal

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