Biomedical Informatics

Course Description

Health system organisation and concepts of service delivery. Electronic Health records architecture and design. Interoperability, standards and profiles (HL7, IHE, openEHR) of e/mHealth systems. Health data modeling. e/mHealth projects best practices, tools and implementations.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify key parameters of functional health systems
  2. Give example of health information models based on world's leading standards initiatives (HL7, IHE, openEHR, Continua)
  3. Define mobile health and telemedicine application architectures
  4. Identify basic modules of integrated hospital information systems
  5. Identify basic modules and functionalities of eHealth systems
  6. Identify basic components of Electronic Health Records
  7. Identify basic concepts of HL7 modeling and interface programming
  8. Identify basic concepts of biomedical signal acquisition and processing

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Courses are delivered as live presentations, either classroom based or online, once per week, 2 hours.

Seminars and workshops

Seminar work is performed within students groups, through related topic selection and mentorship support.

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Technology including ICT, drugs, clinical procedures and techniques, settings of care, Technical, legal, ethical, economical, safety aspects
  2. Specific requirements for the medical information system: legal, ethical, technical, economical, Medical data flow, Technology including ICT, drugs, clinical procedures and techniques, settings of care
  3. Communication Medical Systems and Networks, Hospital Information Systems, E-Health, M-Health
  4. Communication Medical Systems and Networks, E-Health, M-Health, Medical data flow, Non-hospital information systems, Designing, assessment, acquisition of new HT
  5. Hospital Information Systems, E-Health, M-Health, Hospital information systems, Electronic patient records, Personal health records
  6. Communication Medical Systems and Networks, Hospital Information Systems, PACS and RIS
  7. Hospital Information Systems, E-Health, Hospital information systems, Electronic patient records, Personal health records
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Specific requirements for the medical information system: legal, ethical, technical, economical, Electronic patient records, Personal health records, Technology including ICT, drugs, clinical procedures and techniques, settings of care, Technical, legal, ethical, economical, safety aspects
  10. E-Health, M-Health, Hospital information systems, Electronic patient records
  11. Communication Medical Systems and Networks, PACS and RIS, Hospital information systems, Electronic patient records
  12. Communication Medical Systems and Networks, E-Health, Specific requirements for the medical information system: legal, ethical, technical, economical, Medical data flow, Non-hospital information systems, Electronic patient records, Personal health records, Data mining for medicine, Decision support techniques for medicine, Promotion, prevention and treatment of diseases, Rehabilitation and long term care, Technical, legal, ethical, economical, safety aspects, Designing, assessment, acquisition of new HT
  13. Telemedicine, E-Health, M-Health, Electronic patient records, Personal health records, Decision support techniques for medicine, Designing, assessment, acquisition of new HT
  14. Seminar
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University graduate
Computer Engineering (profile)
Recommended elective courses (3. semester)
Computer Science (profile)
Recommended elective courses (3. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (profile)
Recommended elective courses (3. semester)
Information Processing (profile)
Recommended elective courses (3. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (profile)
Recommended elective courses (3. semester)
Telecommunication and Informatics (profile)
Recommended elective courses (3. semester)

Literature

J. Kern, M. Petrovečki (Ur.) (2009.), Medicinska informatika, Medicinska naklada, Zagreb
H. Van Bemmel, M.A. Musen (1997.), Handbook of Medical Informatics, Springer Verlag
E.H. Shortliffe, L.E. Perreault (Eds.) (2001.), Medical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine, 2nd Ed., Springer Verlag
Amine Nait-Ali (Ed.) (2009.), Advanced Biosignal Processing;, Springer Verlag;
Miroslav Končar (2010.), Interoperability of Health Systems. HL7 Compliant Implementation Model: Framework for Localizing Health Care IT Solutions Based on HL7 Standard, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Tim Benson, Grahame Grieve (2021.), Princpiples of Health Interoperability 4th Edition, Springer Nature Switzerland

For students

General

ID 222493
  Winter semester
5 ECTS
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
5 Seminar

Grading System

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