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Medical Informatics

Code 9113
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/T(30H)
Scientific area Bioengenharia
Mode of delivery Classroom (theoretical and practical) and self-learning.
Learning outcomes a- to identify the different types of information systems in a health context,
b- to identify, define and assess the utilization of these systems in e-Health and tele-Health,
c- to identify the restrictions, limitations, potentials and opportunities of these systems.

- Knowledge of medical information systems
- Identifying opportunities for improvement in systems already implemented
- Planning of medical informatics systems.
Syllabus 1- Tele-medicine, Tele-health and e-Health
2- Information systems in Medicine and Bioengineering
3- Medical devices
4- Information in medical and health systems
5- Types of information systems for health
6- Types of medical information systems
7- Laws and regulations of information systems and medical devices.
Main Bibliography Current Principles and Practices of Telemedicine and e-Health: 131 (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics), Rifat Lafiti ed., ISBN 978-1-58603-806-9, IOS Press, 2009 .
M-Health: Emerging Mobile Health Systems, Edited by R. Istepanian, S. Laxminarayan, and C. S. Pattichis. 2006 XXX, 624 p. 182 illus. ISBN 0-387-26558-9. Berlin: Springer, 2006.
Ambient Assisted Living, From Technology to Intervention, Nuno M. Garcia, Joel Jose´ P.C. Rodrigues (Editors), Publisher: CRC Press, ISBN: 1439869847, DDC: 353, Edition: Hardcover; 2013-03-15.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2012-05-28

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