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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Second International ICST Conference on Electronic Healthcare for the 21st century, eHealth 2009, held in Istanbul, Turkey, in September 2009.
The 14 full papers presented and 10 technical presentations were carefully selected by over 80 submissions. The papers focus on topics such as telehealth and mobile health solutions, outbreak management, Web 2.0 and public health communications, EPR - trust, security and decision support, ICT support for patients and healthcare organizations, evaluation of ICT in healthcare, healthcare knowledge management and ontologies, Web 2.0, multimedia and personalisation, eHealth automation and decision support as well as European centre for disease preventation and control.
Session 1: Telehealth and Mobile Health Solutions.- Model Checking for Robotic Guided Surgery.- Intelligent Mobile Health Monitoring System (IMHMS).- Mobile Health Access for Diabetics in Rural Areas of Turkey – Results of a Survey.- Session 2: Outbreak Management, Web 2.0 and Public Health Communication.- Early Warning and Outbreak Detection Using Social Networking Websites: The Potential of Twitter.- Communicating with Public Health Organizations: An Inventory of Capacities in the European Countries.- Transparency and Documentation in Simulations of Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Towards Evidence-Based Public Health Decisions and Communications.- Session 3: EPR: Trust, Security and Decision Support.- Prototyping a Personal Health Record Taking Social and Usability Perspectives into Account.- Mixed-Initiative Argumentation: Group Decision Support in Medicine.- Session 4: ICT Support for Patients and Healthcare Organizations.- Enabling Technology to Advance Health-Protecting Individual Rights-Are We Walking the Talk?.- Detecting Human Motion: Introducing Step, Fall and ADL Algorithms.- The Costs of Non-training in Chronic Wounds: Estimates through Practice Simulation.- Open Source Virtual Worlds and Low Cost Sensors for Physical Rehab of Patients with Chronic Diseases.- Session 5: Evaluation of ICT in Healthcare.- Data Triangulation in a User Evaluation of the Sealife Semantic Web Browsers.- Adaptive Planning of Staffing Levels in Health Care Organisations.- “Do Users Do What They Think They Do?”– A Comparative Study of User Perceived and Actual Information Searching Behaviour in the National Electronic Library of Infection.- MEDEMAS -Medical Device Management and Maintenance System Architecture.- ROC Based Evaluation and Comparison of Classifiers for IVF Implantation Prediction.- Evaluation of Knowledge Development in a Healthcare Setting.- Session 6: Healthcare Knowledge Management and Ontologies.- Building and Using Terminology Services for the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.- Semantic Description of Health Record Data for Procedural Interoperability.- A Lexical-Ontological Resource for Consumer Healthcare.- An Ontology of Therapies.- Modelling and Decision Support of Clinical Pathways.- With Intègre®, Leverage Every Medical Professionals’ Skills and Expertise.- Session 7: Web 2.0, Multimedia and Personalisation.- Personality Diagnosis for Personalized eHealth Services.- Collaboration through ICT between Healthcare Professionals: The Social Requirements of Health 2.0 Applications.- A Web2.0 Platform in Healthcare Created on the Basis of the Real Perceived Need of the Elderly End User.- Web 2.0 Artifacts in Healthcare Management Portals- State-of-the-Art in German Health Care Companies.- Session 8: eHealth Automation and Decision Support.- Compensation of Handicap and Autonomy Loss through e-Technologies and Home Automation for Elderly People in Rural Regions: An Actual Need for International Initiatives Networks.- Modeling Market Shares of Competing (e)Care Providers.- Security Protection on Trust Delegated Data in Public Mobile Networks.- Session 9: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.- Communicating with Public Health Organizations: Technical Solution.