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Towards European Patient Summaries based on Triple Space Computing

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dc.contributor.author Foxvog, Doug en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-14T16:05:30Z en
dc.date.available 2009-12-14T16:05:30Z en
dc.date.issued 2006 en
dc.identifier.citation Dario Cerizza, Emanuele Della Valle, Doug Foxvog, Reto Krummenacher, Martin Murth "Towards European Patient Summaries based on Triple Space Computing", Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on e-Health, (ECEH06), 2006. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10379/520 en
dc.description.abstract Medical practice today still entails sorting through scattered information on a specific patient. Making things more difficult, the EU, in bringing its member states closer together, is encouraging people¿s mobility, and raises thus the desire for treatment wherever and whenever necessary. Aware of such a problem, the EU has been fostering the adoption of interoperable electronic health records since the early `90s, but an optimal solution has not yet been found. The current trend is in building up a European Patient Summary as a virtual common infrastructure for accessing citizens¿ critical health data with respect to interoperability, multi-lingualism and security-privacy issues. However, such a demanding objective seems difficult to achieve with available technologies. For this reason we aim at evaluating the development of a patient summary based on Triple Space Computing, an innovative paradigm that is significantly moving towards a new era of the Internet, in which communication is achieved via Semantic Web Services based on persistent publication of information instead of messaging. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject.lcsh Medicine -- Communication systems en
dc.subject.lcsh Medical informatics en
dc.subject.lcsh Semantic web en
dc.subject.lcsh Patients -- Europe en
dc.title Towards European Patient Summaries based on Triple Space Computing en
dc.type Conference paper en
dc.description.peer-reviewed peer-reviewed en
dc.contributor.funder TripCom en

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