13M111RBM - Computers in Biomedicine

Course specification
Course title Computers in Biomedicine
Acronym 13M111RBM
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Computer Engineering and Informatics
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
    Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
      Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
        ESPB 6.0 Status elective
        Condition No
        The goal Introducing applications in medicine through case studies for various areas of healthcare; introducing concepts, relevant standards and problems that appear in practice.
        The outcome Wide knowledge regarding medical informatics and gaining fundamental information needed for practical implementation of the gained knowledge in specific areas.
        Contents of lectures Healthcare system and informatics; hospital information systems, electronic medical record; standards; data security and privacy; radiology information system and PACS; visualization in medicine; laboratory information system; remote monitoring; computer assisted interventions; telemedicine and robotic surgery; applications in genetics; ethical issues;
        Contents of exercises Common defining and elaboration of a project; guiding through relevant concepts, approaches and literature; analysis and discussion of solutions, results and possible improvements of the project and documentation.
        1. Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine, Edward H. Shortliffe and James J. Cimino (Eds.), 3rd ed (Health Informatics Series)
        2. Medical Informatics: Knowledge Management and Data Mining in Biomedicine Series: Integrated Series in Information Systems , Vol. 8, Chen, H.; Fuller, S.S.; Friedman, C.; Hersh, W. (Eds.)
        3. European Standards and Guidance on Privacy and Confidentiality in Healthcare,
        4. Dimitrios G. Katehakis, Manolis Tsiknakis: Electronic Health Record (EHR). Included in “Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering” (6-Volume Set), Metin Akay (Editor), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ISBN: 0-471-24967-X, May 2006, Dimitrios G. Katehakis,
        5. ISO/TR 20514:2005 - Health informatics - Electronic health record - Definition, scope and context
        Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
        Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
        2 2
        Methods of teaching Oral presentations, brainstorming meetings with virtual projects, presentation of commercial solutions.
        Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
        Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
        Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 40
        Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
        Colloquia 30
        Seminars 30