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Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions

Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions
Author(s)/Editor(s): Jose Machado (University of Minho, Portugal), António Abelha (University of Minho, Portugal), Manuel Filipe Santos (University of Minho, Portugal) and Filipe Portela (University of Minho, Portugal)
Copyright: ©2018
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2851-7
ISBN13: 9781522528517
ISBN10: 1522528512
EISBN13: 9781522528524


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Technology is changing the practice of healthcare by the ways medical information is stored, shared, and accessed. With mobile innovations, new strategies are unfolding to further advance processes and procedures in medical settings.

Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions is an advanced reference source for the latest research on emerging progress and applications within mobile health initiatives and health informatics. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives such as electronic health records (EHR), clinical decision support systems, and medical ontologies, this publication is ideally designed for professionals and researchers seeking scholarly material on the increased use of mobile health applications.

Author's/Editor's Biography

Jose Machado (Ed.)
Jose´ Machado is an Associate Professor with Habilitation in the Department of Informatics, Universidade do Minho. He got his PhD in Informatics, in 2002, and Habilitation in 2011. He is a researcher of the ALGORITMI research centre, in the line Computer Science and Technology (CST) and the group Knowledge and Data Engineering (KDE) . He is the coordinator of the CST. His research interests span the domain of Biomedical Informatics, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Databases, Business Intelligence and Applied Artificial Intelligence. He is the header of the CST since 2015 and the director of the former Computer Science and Technology Center since September 2013.

António Abelha (Ed.)
António Abelha is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics of the University of Minho, in Braga, Portugal. He got his PhD in 2004. He is a member of ALGORITMI research centre and co-founder of the Knowledge and Data Engineering Lab. His research interests span the domain of Knowledge and Data Engineering, Health Informatics and Artificial Intelligence. He is the author of over 150 papers in international books, journals and conference proceedings.

Manuel Santos (Ed.)
Manuel Filipe Santos received his Ph.D. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) from the University of Minho (UMinho), Portugal, in 2000. He is associate professor with habilitation at the Department of Information Systems, UMinho, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes of Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems. He is the head of Intelligent Data Systems group ( of the R&D Algoritmi Centre, with the current research interests: Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems; Data Mining and Machine Learning (Learning Classifier Systems); Grid Data Mining.

Filipe Portela (Ed.)
Carlos Filipe Portela went to the University of Minho in Guimarães, where he studied information system and obtained his degree in 2007 (Lic), 2009 (MSc) and 2013 (PhD). He holds a PhD in Information Systems and Technologies in 2013. He belongs to the Research Centre ALGORITMI where he is developing his post-doctoral research work in the topic "Pervasive Intelligent Decision Support Systems". His research was started in the INTCare R&D project (Intensive Medicine area) being then extended to education and public administration areas. He already has relevant indexed publications in the main research topics: Intelligent Decision Support Systems, Intelligent Systems, Pervasive Data, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. He has also been co-organizer of several workshops and reviewer of many indexed journals and conferences in these topics. Currently he also is an Invited Assistant Professor of the Information Systems Department, School of Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal, where he has been supervising several master students in the areas above mentioned and a Guest Lecturer in Porto Polytechnic - ESMAD. He is always in a continuing looking for opportunities to research and innovation in the society.


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