Cross-Border Challenges in Informatics with a Focus on Disease Surveillance and Utilising Big Data

Cross-Border Challenges in Informatics with a Focus on Disease Surveillance and Utilising Big Data

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Achieving and maintaining cross-border interoperability of electronic health records systems implies managing the continuous process of change and adaptation of a multitude of elements within and across electronic infrastructures in neighboring countries. _x000D_ This book presents the proceedings of the 11th Special Topics Conference (STC) of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI), held in Budapest, Hungary in April 2014. The EFMI STC is an important international forum which brings together computer and information science, medicine and technology to present results of current scientific work in health informatics processes, systems and technologies. The theme of EFMI STC 2014 is a€œCross-border challenges in informatics with a focus on disease surveillance and utilizing big dataq, and the conference addressed a range of important aspects of pan-European and cross-border issues._x000D_ The book is divided into four sections: health data sharing and integration opportunities and the challenges of working across borders; sources of data, including big data, for monitoring and measuring health and disease; using routine data for epidemiological study and public health; as well as a section for posters presented at the conference._x000D_ Given its interdisciplinary nature, the book will be of interest to those working in a variety of disciplines, including medical informatics, bioinformatics and health informatics; medical computing and technology; public health, health insurance and health institutional administration, as well as other allied health professions.Number of practices, patients, contacts, and observations by data collection method Methods Practices (N)Patients (N)Contacts (N)Observations (N) Manual 4600 26.444 40.203 199.057 Upload 354 2736 42.242 106.945 Total 4954 29.180anbsp;...


Title:Cross-Border Challenges in Informatics with a Focus on Disease Surveillance and Utilising Big Data
Author: L. Stoicu-Tivadar, S. De Lusignan, A. Orel
Publisher:IOS Press - 2014-05-21
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