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IEEE Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research on E-Health Services and Systems


In the last few years advances in wearable computing, bioengineering, wireless sensors networks, mobile devices and wireless communications have paved the way to new definitions of e-health systems, moving from original telemedicine systems to the integration of existent specialized medical technologies with pervasive technologies. However, even more work on this area is needed to obtain significant results in improving the Quality of Life of patients and reducing medical errors and costs. 

First of all, a strict interaction and cooperation among medical specialists and ICT experts is necessary to define correct requirements for e-Health systems. Then, in order to effectively design and deploy reliable e-Health systems, a strong cooperation among several diverse research areas of ICT is necessary (i.e., bioengineering, wearable sensors, wireless communications, data fusion and processing, decision support systems and others). This is fundamental to make e-Health systems a reality, satisfying main requirements of reliability and effectiveness.

IREHSS 2011 aims to provide a forum for the interaction of both multiple ICT research areas dedicated to e-Health systems and services, and of medical professionals, epidemiologists, and nurses to highlight what are the real and effective requirements of innovative systems to become a reality. 


Dal 20/06/2011 al 20/06/2011, Lucca