Semantic Description of Health Record Data for Procedural Interoperability

  • Jan Vejvalka
  • Petr Lesný
  • Tomáš Holeček
  • Kryštof Slabý
  • Hana Krásničanová
  • Adéla Jarolímková
  • Helena Bouzková
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 27)

Abstract

Growing volume of knowledge that needs to be processed and communicated leads to penetration of information and communication technologies (ICT) into biomedicine. Specialized tools for both algorithmic processing and for transport of biomedical data are developed. Proper use of ICT requires a proper computer representation of these data and algorithms. We have analyzed the openEHR archetypes in order to utilize openEHR formatted data in medical grid environments on the MediGrid platform. Both openEHR and MediGrid utilize the phenomenological approach to biomedical data; however the level of constraint placed by both systems on the concepts transported or processed data is different.

Keywords

openEHR archetypes MediGrid phenomenology medical algorithms health records semantics ontologies 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Vejvalka
    • 1
  • Petr Lesný
    • 1
  • Tomáš Holeček
    • 3
  • Kryštof Slabý
    • 1
  • Hana Krásničanová
    • 1
  • Adéla Jarolímková
    • 2
  • Helena Bouzková
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty Hospital Motol and 2nd Faculty of MedicineCharles UniversityPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.CESNET, z.s.p.o.PragueCzech Republic
  3. 3.Faculty of Humanity StudiesCharles UniversityPragueCzech Republic
  4. 4.National Medical LibraryPragueCzech Republic

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