19M061MIT - Medical Informatics and Telemedicine

Course specification
Course title Medical Informatics and Telemedicine
Acronym 19M061MIT
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    Condition None
    The goal Introducing students to the basic principles for sistematic and standardized preparation and use of relevant health information. Also, course introduces students to the basic principles of telemedicine: the collection of medical data about the patient with one hand and sending them to another location for examination, consultation and establishment of diagnosis.
    The outcome Prepare students for the use of new technologies in medical informatics: creating electronic health record, access to information datasets and searching/retrieval of desired information, enabling privacy, security, and data protection, designing Telemedicine services.
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    URL to lectures
    Contents of lectures Biomedical data. Electronic health record. Processing and standardization (HL7 and DICOM) of medical information. Databases and searching. Institutional information systems: hospital, radiology, farmacology. Using medical data for clinical decision support system. Basic principles of telemedicine. Economic, legal and ethical aspects of telemedicine.
    Contents of exercises Lectures, exercises, PC exercises, independent work
    1. A. Holzinger, "Biomedical Informatics Discovering Knowledge in Big Data", Springer, 2014. (Original title)
    2. E. Coiera, "Guide to Health Informatics", CRC Press, 2015. (Original title)
    3. H.K.Huang, "PACS and Imaging Informatics", John Wiley & Sons, 2010. (Original title)
    4. Sajeesh Kumar, Bruce E. Dunn (Eds.), "Telepathology", Springer, 2009. (Original title)
    5. H. Eren, J.G. Webster, "Telemedicine and Electronic Medicine", CRC Press, 2016. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    3 1
    Methods of teaching lectures, exercises, PC exercises, independent work.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 40
    Practical lessons 30 Oral examination 0
    Projects 30
    Colloquia 0
    Seminars 0