First of all I would like to thank Gustavo Cardoso, Miquel Angel Mayer and indeed Rita Espanha and Michael Hardey for the marvellous working days we had in Barcelona. It was a honour to have the opportunity to share during three days thoughts, reflections, past researches and ideas about health and the Internet. I’m sure… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Information Systems
On 23th and 24th of April I was at Lisbon invited by Gustavo Cardoso and Rita Espanha to the presentation of the research project Health in the Information Age supported by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Brief description: The first objective of the study is to analyse in what way and in what measure the ICT’s, especially… Read more »
Lately I’ve been reading some papers from Prof. Dr. Reinhold Haux. I’m really impressed with his career. In 1996 he published with other colleagues A systematic view on medical informatics: Medical informatics is defined as the scientific discipline concerned with the systematic processing of data, information and knowledge in medicine and health care. The domain… Read more »
I would like to thank indeed Ruslan David, eHealthNews.EU Portal Administrator/Editor, for his help to disseminate the results of the research project E-Health and Society: An Empirical Study of Catalonia and also for his wonderful job as Editor of eHealthNews.EU – the First European eHealth News Portal.
Between 2005 and 2007 I worked in a research project titled Project Internet Catalunya – Technological Modernisation, Organisational Change and Service Delivery in the Catalan Public Health System (PIC Salut) directed by Prof. Castells and supported by Catalonia Government. I’m glad to announce that the English summary is already available: E-HEALTH AND SOCIETY: An Empirical… Read more »
As he did with Google’s PHR, talking even about trust issues, Vince Kuraitis analyzes Microsoft’s HealthVault and four misconception about it: Misconception #1: HealthVault is a personal health record (PHR). Misconception #2: People don’t trust Microsoft, so they won’t sign up for and use HV. Misconception #3: Patients don’t understand PHRs, don’t want them, and… Read more »