Title: Integrated system for e-health advisory web services provision using broadband networks

Authors: Evangelos Sakkopoulos, Efrosini Sourla, Athanasios Tsakalidis, Miltiadis D. Lytras

Addresses: Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, University of Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece. ' Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, University of Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece. ' Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, University of Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece. ' Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, University of Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece

Abstract: In this work an integrated system of electronic reports of laboratorial examinations results from electronic ultrasonograph and cardiotokograph, documents exchange and health advisory services provision is presented. The integrated system was developed for the private maternity hospital of Patras under the action ||Medical Enterprises Financing for Specialized Informatics Applications Provision and Installation|| of |Information Society|. Its aim is to supply enhanced health services and information exchange services among health services provision organisations. Benefits from its usage are the direct exploitation of the enhanced Health Services and the cooperation and interaction between health organisations.

Keywords: information society; health services provision; broadband networks; healthcare technology; e-health; electronic healthcare; advisory web services; online advice; health advice; electronic reports; ultrasonographs; cardiotokographs; maternity hospitals; Greece; information exchange.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSHC.2008.020479

International Journal of Social and Humanistic Computing, 2008 Vol.1 No.1, pp.36 - 52

Available online: 27 Sep 2008 *

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