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Medicine | Web-Based Applications in Healthcare and Biomedicine

Web-Based Applications in Healthcare and Biomedicine

Lazakidou, Athina A. (Ed.)


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  • Presents the cutting-edge technologies and examines their utility in healthcare
  • Explores the latest breakthroughs in web-based information systems, including semantic web applications, data and web mining, and workflow and process management
  • Editor has become one of the most respected names in the field

This proposed Special Issue in AoIS will present studies from leading researchers and practitioners focusing on current challenges, directions, trends, and opportunities associated with healthcare organizations and their strategic use of Web-enabled technologies. Healthcare and biomedical organizations are undergoing major transformations to meet the demand for improved access and quality of service, and modern information technologies are helping to process and manage the growing wealth of data involved. Web-based applications offer a sharp increase in data access and management, and they are at the forefront of the broad field of medical informatics.

Topics to be covered will include semantic web applications; workflow and process management; content management and portal technology; data and web mining, warehousing, and information collection, curation, and analysis; web-based learning environments; access control and security; transaction management; and tools for implementation.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Master Patient Index - bioinformatics - biomedical informatics - biomedicine - data mining - databases - information systems - medical computing - medical informatics - web-based applications

Related subjects » Medicine - Public Health - Systems Biology and Bioinformatics

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