Journal Contents: International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare (IJRQEH)

Volume 9 (2020)
Issue 1
Special Issue on Emerging Trends, Issues and Challenges in Healthcare Solutions
Guest Editorial Preface
José Machado (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias de Computação, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal)
Article 1
OpenEHR Meets Interoperability and Knowledge Engineering (pages 1-12)
Daniela Oliveira (Algoritmi Research Center, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal), Filipe Manuel Mota Miranda (Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal), Ana Coimbra (Algoritmi Research Center, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal), Nuno Abreu (Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal), Pedro Leuschner (Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal), António Carlos Abelha (Algoritmi Research Center, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal)
Article 2
Improving the Decision-Making Process in a Hospital Environment With New Interactive Visualization Methods (pages 13-24)
Cristiana Neto (University of Minho, Algoritmi Research Center, Braga, Portugal), Diana Ferreira (University of Minho, Algoritmi Research Center, Braga, Portugal), António Abelha (University of Minho, Algoritmi Research Center, Braga, Portugal)
Article 3
Monitoring and Maintenance of Web Service Processes in Health Units (pages 25-36)
Diana Ferreira (University of Minho, Algoritmi Research Center, Braga, Portugal), Cristiana Neto (University of Minho, Algoritmi Research Center, Braga, Portugal), António Abelha (University of Minho, Algoritmi Research Center, Braga, Portugal)
Article 4
Death and Morbidity Prediction Using Data Mining in Perforated Peptic Ulcers (pages 37-49)
Hugo Peixoto (Algoritmi Research Center, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal), Lara Silva (University of Minho, Braga, Portugal), Soraia Pereira (University of Minho, Braga, Portugal), Tiago Jesus (University of Minho, Braga, Portugal), Vitor Neves Lopes (Centro Hospitalar do Tâmega e Sousa, Guilhufe, Portugal), António Carlos Abelha (Algoritmi Research Center, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal)
Article 5
A New System to Assist Elders' Self-Care and Their Informal Caregivers (pages 50-65)
Marisa Esteves (Algoritmi Research Center, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal), Marcia Esteves (Algoritmi Research Center, Braga, Portugal), António Carlos Abelha (Algoritmi Research Center, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal)
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Volume 8 (2019)
Issue 1
Special Issue of Patient Empowerment, Self-Management and Resilience to Combat Chronic Diseases
Guest Editorial Preface
Dimitrios G. Katehakis (Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Heraklion, Greece)
Article 1
Patient Involvement in Health Care. Different Terms Same Concept? (pages 1-10)
Aliki Xochelli (Institute of Applied Biosciences, CERTH, Thermi-Thessaloniki, Greece), Kostas Stamatopoulos (Institute of Applied Biosciences, CERTH, Thermi-Thessaloniki, Greece), Christina Karamanidou (Institute of Applied Biosciences, CERTH, Thermi-Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 2
Approaching Empowerment Holistically: are Physicians Willing And Able?: The Case of Hematological Malignancies (pages 11-22)
Christina Karamanidou (Institute of Applied Biosciences, CERTH, Thessaloniki, Greece), Kostas Stamatopoulos (Institute of Applied Biosciences, CERTH, Thessaloniki, Greece), Aliki Xochelli (Institute of Applied Biosciences, CERTH, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 3
An Innovative, Information and Communication Technology Supported Approach, Towards Effective Chronic Pain Management (pages 23-39)
Haridimos Kondylakis (Institute of Computer Science (ICS), Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Greece), Santiago Hors-Fraile (Salumedia Tecnologías, Sevilla, Spain), Lefteris Koumakis (Institute of Computer Science (ICS), Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Greece), Angelina Kouroubali (Institute of Computer Science (ICS), Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Greece), George Notas (University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece), Alejandro Rivero-Rodriguez (Salumedia Tecnologías, Sevilla, Spain), Prodromos Sidiropoulos (University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece), Panagiotis Simos (University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece), Dimitrios G. Katehakis (Institute of Computer Science (ICS), Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Greece)
Article 4
Personalized Mobile eHealth Services for Secure User Access Through a Multi Feature Biometric Framework (pages 40-51)
Georgios C. Manikis (Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Heraklion, Greece), Marios Spanakis (Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Heraklion, Greece), Emmanouil G. Spanakis (Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Heraklion, Greece)
Article 5
Comparative Study of 4-Compartmental PK-PD Model with Effective Site Compartment for Different Parameter Set (pages 52-65)
UshaRani Shola (VIT, Chennai Campus, Chennai, India), V Neelanarayanan (VIT, Chennai Campus, Chennai, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Digital Health Innovation Ecosystems: Identifying Key Participants, Benefits, Challenges, and Guidelines for the Namibian Context (pages 1-14)
Gloria Ejehiohen Iyawa (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek, Namibia), Marlien Herselman (CSIR Meraka, Pretoria, South Africa & University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa), Adele Botha (CSIR Meraka, Pretoria, South Africa & University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa)
Article 2
An Artificial Intelligence Approach for the Detection of Cervical Abnormalities: Application of the Self Organizing Map (pages 15-35)
Evangelos Salamalekis (Department of Cytopathology, Evangelismos Hospital, Paphos, Greece), Abraham Pouliakis (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Niki Margari (Private Cytopathology Laboratory, Marousi, Greece), Christine Kottaridi (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece), Aris Spathis (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece), Effrosyni Karakitsou (Department of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain), Alina-Roxani Gouloumi (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece), Danai Leventakou (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece), George Chrelias (3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), George Valasoulis (Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Health Center of Larisa, Larisa, Greece), Maria Nasioutziki (Molecular Cytopathology Laboratory, 2nd Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece), Maria Kyrgiou (Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK), Konstantinos Dinas (2nd Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece), Ioannis G Panayiotides (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece), Evangelos Paraskevaidis (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece), Charalampos Chrelias (3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 3
Implementation of the Blue Ocean Strategy in Healthcare: The Case of Greece (pages 36-49)
Antonia Mourtzikou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece & “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Chaidari, Greece), Marilena Stamouli (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece), Dimitrios Emmanouil (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
Exploring Faculty and Student iPad Integration in Higher Education (pages 50-69)
Victoria M. Cardullo (Auburn University, Auburn, USA), LeNessa Clark (University of South Carolina – Aiken, Aiken, USA)
Issue 3
Article 1
The Veneto Region Experience on Evaluating Integrated Care Using MAST (pages 1-21)
Antonella Forestiero (Arsenàl. IT, Treviso, Italy), Silvia Mancin (Arsenàl. IT, Treviso, Italy), Claudio Saccavini (Arsenàl. IT, Treviso, Italy), Stefano Gris (AULSS 1 Dolomiti, Belluno, Italy), Erika Sampognaro (AULSS 1 Dolomiti, Belluno, Italy), Francesco Marchet (AULSS 1 Dolomiti, Belluno, Italy), Francesco Moretti (Arsenàl. IT, Treviso, Italy)
Article 2
Application of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) During the Pre-analytical Phase in a Greek Biochemistry Laboratory (pages 22-35)
Marilena Stamouli (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece), Antonia Mourtzikou (Attikon University Hospital, Peania, Greece), Petros L Karkalousos (University of West Attica, Aigaleo, Greece), Zoe Athanasiadou (Hippocration University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece), Evaggelia Marasidi (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece), ANASTASIOS SKLIRIS (Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 3
A Cloud Based Decision Support System Aimed to Contribute in Policy Making for Natural Disaster Related Incidents (pages 36-46)
Marilena Tarousi (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Michail Sarafidis (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Panagiotis Katrakazas (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Ioannis Kouris (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Stavros Pitoglou (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Ourania Petropoulou (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Athanasios Anastasiou (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitrios Koutsouris (Biomedical Engineering Lab, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
ENDORSE Concept: An Integrated Indoor Mobile Robotic System for Medical Diagnostic Support (pages 47-59)
Panagiotis Vartholomaios (SingularLogic S.A., Dionisos, Greece), Nacim Ramdani (Université d'Orléans, PRISME, Bourges, France), Christophoros Christophorou (CITARD, Nicosia, Cyprus), Dimosthenis Georgiadis (CITARD, Tseri, Cyprus), Thomas Guilcher (StreamVision, Paris, France), Myriam Blouin (StreamVision, Paris, France), Mohamed Rebiai (StreamVision, Paris, France), Andreas S Panayides (University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus), Constantinos S. Pattichis (Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus), Michail Sarafidis (Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), Zografou, Greece), Vassilia Costarides (Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), Zografou, Greece), Eleftheria Vellidou (Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), Zografou, Greece), Dimitrios Koutsouris (Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), Zografou, Greece)
Issue 4
Article 1
Computational Modelling in Epidemiological Dispersion Using Diffusion and Epidemiological Equations: Epidemiological Dispersion Modelling (pages 1-37)
George I. Lambrou (National and Kapodistiran University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Kyriaki Hatziagapiou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Petros Toumpaniaris (Biomedical Engineering Lab, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Penelope Ioannidou (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitrios Koutsouris (Biomedical Engineering Lab, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 2
Artificial Intelligence via Competitive Learning and Image Analysis for Endometrial Malignancies: Discriminating Endometrial Cells and Lesions (pages 38-54)
Abraham Pouliakis (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Niki Margari (Independent Researcher, Greece), Effrosyni Karakitsou (Department of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain), George Valasoulis (Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, IASO Thessaly Hospital, Larisa, Greece), Nektarios Koufopoulos (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece), Nikolaos Koureas (2nd Department of Gynecology, St. Savas Hospital, Athens, Greece), Evangelia Alamanou (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tzaneio Hospital, Piraeus, Greece), Vassileios Pergialiotis (3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Vasileia Damaskou (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Ioannis G Panayiotides (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 3
Modeling Uncertainty Based on Spatial Models in Spreading Diseases: Spatial Uncertainty in Spreading Diseases (pages 55-66)
Stelios Zimeras (Department of Statistics and Actuarial-Financial Mathematics, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece), Yiannis G. Matsinos (Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece)
Article 4
Third Age and Mobile Health (pages 67-79)
Abraham Pouliakis (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Volume 7 (2018)
Issue 1
Article 1
Concept Attribute Labeling and Context-Aware Named Entity Recognition in Electronic Health Records (pages 1-15)
Alexandra Pomares-Quimbaya (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Rafael A. Gonzalez (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Oscar Mauricio Muñoz Velandia (Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Angel Alberto Garcia Peña (Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Julián Camilo Daza Rodríguez (Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Alejandro Sierra Múnera (Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Cyril Labbé (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP, LIG, Grenoble, France)
Article 2
Electronic Medical Record Implementation Challenges for the National Health System in Greece (pages 16-30)
Dimitrios G. Katehakis (Institute of Computer Science (ICS), Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Greece)
Article 3
Digital Cytology as the Tool for Organization of Cytology Online Quality Assurance Programs (pages 31-39)
Ekaterine Kldiashvili (Georgian Telemedicine Union (Association), Tbilisi, Georgia), Nikoloz Shakulashvili (Georgian Telemedicine Union (Association), Tbilisi, Georgia)
Article 4
Electroencephalogram Signal Analysis in Alzheimer's Disease Early Detection (pages 40-59)
Pedro Miguel Rodrigues (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal), Diamantino Rui Freitas (University of Porto, Porto, Portugal), João Paulo Teixeira (Electrical Department, Polythecnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal), Dílio Alves (Neurophysiology Department, Hospital de São João, Porto, Portugal), Carolina Garrett (Hospital de São João, Porto, Portugal)
Issue 2
Article 1
Population Health Management and the Science of Individuality (pages 1-26)
Anastasius Moumtzoglou (Hellenic Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare, Greece, & P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Ilion, Greece), Abraham Pouliakis (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 2
Machine Learning in Healthcare, Introduction and Real World Application Considerations (pages 27-36)
Stavros Pitoglou (Computer Solutions SA, Attica, Greece)
Article 3
Artificial Intelligence for the Identification of Endometrial Malignancies: Application of the Learning Vector Quantizer (pages 37-50)
Abraham Pouliakis (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Niki Margari (Department of Cytopathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Effrosyni Karakitsou (Department of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain), Evangelia Alamanou (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tzaneio Hospital, Athens, Greece), Nikolaos Koureas (2nd Department of Gynecology, St. Savas Hospital, Athens, Greece), George Chrelias (3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Vasileios Sioulas (3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Asimakis Pappas (MHTERA Maternity Hospital,Obstetrics and Gynecology, Athens, Greece), Charalambos Chrelias (3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Emmanouil G Terzakis (Department of Gynecology, St. Savas Hospital, Athens, Greece), Vasileia Damaskou (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Ioannis G Panayiotides (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Petros Karakitsos (Department of Cytopathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
eIDAS - Electronic Identification for Cross Border eHealth (pages 51-67)
Antonios Ch. Stasis (Hellenic Ministry of Administrative Reconstruction, Athens, Greece), Loukia Demiri (Department of Project Implementation, Hellenic Ministry of Administrative Reconstruction, Athens, Greece), Eleni Chaniotaki (Hellenic Ministry of Administrative Reconstruction, Athens, Greece)
Issue 3
Article 1
A Systematic Review of Mobile Health in Education From 2000 to 2016 (pages 1-17)
Hakan Altinpulluk (Department of Distance Education, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey)
Article 2
Predictive Value of CD3, CD8, CD45RO Expression in Stage II/III Colorectal Cancer: Enhancing Predictive Value and Quality of Diagnosis (pages 18-36)
Theodoros Argyropoulos (Department of Pathology, Attikon University General Hospital, Chaidari, Greece), Periklis G. Foukas (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Effrosyni Karakitsou (Department of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain), Stefanos Konstantoudakis (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Maria Kefala (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Nektarios Koufopoulos (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Nikolaos Machairas (3rd Department of surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Ioannis Panayiotides (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Konstantinos Triantafyllou (2nd Department of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece)
Article 3
CytoNet, A Versatile Web-Based System for Accessing Advisory Cytology Services: Application of Artificial Intelligence (pages 37-56)
Rallou Perroti (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens, Zografou, Greece), Abraham Pouliakis (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Niki Margari (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Eleni Panopoulou (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Efrossyni Karakitsou (Department of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain), Dimitra Iliopoulou (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens, Zografou, Greece), Ioannis Panayiotides (2nd Department of Pathology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Chaidari, Greece), Dimitrios Dionysios Koutsouris (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens, Zografou, Greece)
Article 4
Modeling Historically mHealth Care Environments (pages 57-75)
Sadaf Batool Naqvi (Consultant Family Medicine, Johns Hopkins Aramco, Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia), Abad A. Shah (IT Research and Education Consultant, San Jose, USA)
Issue 4
Article 1
User Needs and Limitations of Existing Mobility Devices: A User Perspective (pages 1-19)
Yiannis Koumpouros (Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 2
Mobile Application for Patients' Waiting Time Control and Management of Diagnostic Imaging Examinations (pages 20-33)
Dimitrios Zarakovitis (University of Peloponnese, Peloponnese, Greece), Dimitrios Tsoromokos (University of Peloponnese, Peloponnese, Greece), Nikolaos Tsaloukidis (University of Peloponnese, Peloponnese, Greece), Athina Lazakidou (Department of Economics, University of Peloponnese, Peloponnese, Greece)
Article 3
A GDPR Implementation Guide for the Insurance Industry (pages 34-44)
Xenofon Liapakis (Interamerican, Athens, Greece)
Volume 6 (2017)
Issue 1
Article 1
An Update On Best Practices and Regulatory Requirements for the Improvement of Clinical Laboratory Services through Quality (pages 1-17)
Antonia Mourtzikou (Department of Cytopathology, University General Hospital “Attikon,” Athens, Greece), Marilena Stamouli (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 2
Security Improvements for Better and Safer Cross-Border ePrescription and Patient Summary Services (pages 18-28)
Dimitrios G. Katehakis (Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Heraklion, Greece), George Pangalos (Informatics and Information Security Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Andriana Prentza (Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece)
Article 3
Patient Accessible EHR is Controversial: Lack of Knowledge and Diverse Perceptions Among Professions (pages 29-45)
Isabella Scandurra (Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden), Anette Jansson (Region Orebro County, Orebro, Sweden), Marie-Louise Forsberg-Fransson (Region Orebro County, Orebro, Sweden), Ture Ålander (Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences (IFV), Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden)
Article 4
Evaluation of an Electronic Application for Nutritional Information in Food Service Outlets: A Pilot mHealth Application (pages 46-58)
Maria Dimitriou (Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece), Katerina Giazitzi (Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece), Evaggelia Stavridi (Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece), George Palisidis (Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece), Vaios Karathanos (Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece), George Boskou (Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Healthcare and Pervasive Information Systems
Editorial Preface
José Machado (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias de Computação, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), António Abelha (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias de Computação, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), Manuel Santos (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), Filipe Portela (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal)
Article 1
Step Towards Pervasive Technology Assessment in Intensive Medicine (pages 1-16)
Filipe Portela (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), Manuel Filipe Santos (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), José Machado (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias de Computação, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), António Abelha (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias de Computação, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), Fernando Rua (Intensive Care Unit, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal)
Article 2
Applied Pervasive Patient Timeline in Intensive Care Units (pages 17-28)
André Braga (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), Filipe Portela (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), Manuel Filipe Santos (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), António Abelha (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias de Computação, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), José Machado (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias de Computação, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), Álvaro Silva (Intensive Care Unit, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal), Fernando Rua (Intensive Care Unit, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal)
Article 3
The Evolution of Comorbidities in Hospital Administrative Databases: A 15-Year Analysis (pages 29-39)
Alberto Freitas (Department of Community Medicine, Information and Health Decision Sciences (MEDCIDS), Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), Porto, Portugal and CINTESIS - Center for Health Technology and Services Research, Portugal), Isabel Garcia Lema (Department of Community Medicine, Information and Health Decision Sciences (MEDCIDS), Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), Porto, Portugal and CINTESIS - Center for Health Technology and Services Research, Portugal), Altamiro Costa-Pereira (Department of Community Medicine, Information and Health Decision Sciences (MEDCIDS), Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), Porto, Portugal and CINTESIS - Center for Health Technology and Services Research, Portugal)
Article 4
Data Quality and Critical Events in Ventilation: An Intensive Care study (pages 40-48)
Filipe Portela (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), Manuel Filipe Santos (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), António Abelha (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias de Computação, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), José Machado (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias de Computação, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), Fernando Rua (Intensive Care Unit, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal)
Article 5
An Artificial Intelligence Approach to Thrombophilia Risk (pages 49-69)
João Vilhena (Universidade de Évora, Évora, Portugal), Henrique Vicente (Universidade de Évora, Évora, Portugal), M. Rosário Martins (Universidade de Évora, Évora, Portugal), José Grañeda (Hospital do Espírito Santo de Évora, Évora, Portugal), Filomena Caldeira (Hospital do Espírito Santo de Évora, Évora, Portugal), Rodrigo Gusmão (Hospital do Espírito Santo de Évora, Évora, Portugal), João Neves (Drs. Nicolas & Asp, Dubai, UAE), José Neves (Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal)
Issue 3
Article 1
Modes of Delivering Psychotherapy: Investigating Technology (pages 1-23)
Ebrahim Oshni Alvandi (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia), George Van Doorn (Federation University Australia, Churchill, Australia), Mark Symmons (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)
Article 2
Need of Six Sigma in Testing Laboratories: Some Explorations (pages 24-40)
Pranil Vijay Sawalakhe (Bapurao Deshmukh College of Engineering, Sevagram, India), Sunil V. Deshmukh (Suresh Deshmukh College of Engineering, Selukate, India), Ramesh R. Lakhe (Shreyas Quality Management Systems, Nagpur, India)
Article 3
European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing: The Case of the Greek EIP on AHA Network (pages 41-51)
Georgia Grintzali (Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece), Angelos Vontetsianos (“Sotiria” General Chest Diseases Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitra Gennimata (“Sotiria” General Chest Diseases Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Christos F Kampolis (“Sotiria” General Chest Diseases Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitrios Papakyriakou (Freelance ICT Expert, Athens, Greece), George Boskou (Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece)
Article 4
Use-Case Driven Approach for a Pragmatic Implementation of Interoperability in eHealth (pages 52-62)
Karima Bourquard (IHE – Europe, Melun, France), Alexander Berler (IHE – Europe, Brussels, Belgium)
Issue 4
Special Issue on M-Health Innovations for Quality in Healthcare
Guest Editorial Preface
Camilla Luise Metelmann (Greifswald University, Greifswald, Germany), Bibiana Metelmann (Greifswald University, Greifswald, Germany)
Article 1
The Immense Potential of M-Care in India: Catering Better to Patients Needs in the Context of a Fragmented Healthcare System (pages 1-3)
Ajay Rana (Institute of Laser and Aesthetic Medicine (ILAMED), Doylestown, PA, USA)
Article 2
Mobile Health Literacy to Improve Health Outcomes in Low-Middle Income Countries (pages 4-16)
Nafisa Fatima Maria Vaz (Goa Institute of Management, Sanquelim, India)
Article 3
Overcoming the Quality Gap and Ethics in M-Health: MobileDiagnosis-Innovation and Quality to All (pages 17-26)
Livia Bellina (MobileDiagnosis Onlus, Palermo, Italy), Ilenia Nucatola (MobileDiagnosis Onlus, Palermo, Italy)
Article 4
Can a Mobile Video Communication Improve Patient Safety in Prehospital Emergency Medicine? (pages 27-36)
Camilla Metelmann (Greifswald University Medicine, Greifswald, Germany), Bibiana Metelmann (Greifswald University Medicine, Greifswald, Germany)
Article 5
M-Health Telemedicine and Telepresence in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: An Innovative Prehospital Healthcare Concept in Structurally Weak Areas (pages 37-48)
Katharina Witzke (General dental practice Bernd Hagen, Wittenburg, Germany), Olaf Specht (Institute for Implant Technology and Biomaterials e.V., Rostock, Germany)
Article 6
The Potential of Mobile Health in Nursing: The Use of Mobile Communication Technology in Plasma-Supported Outpatient Wound Care in Germany (pages 49-58)
Anne Kirschner (Vocational Education Centre Müritz, Waren, Germany), Stefanie Kirschner (Vocational Education Centre Müritz, Waren, Germany), Christian Seebauer (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Plastic Surgery, University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany), Bedriska Bethke (Department of Health, Nursing and Administration, University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg, Neubrandenburg, Germany)
Article 7
Counterobe: A Mobile and Web Platform for Weight Management Incorporating Unique Behavioral-Strategy Features (pages 59-70)
Yiannis Koumpouros (Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Volume 5 (2016)
Issue 1
Article 1
Modelling Factors Affecting Patient-Doctor-Computer Communication in Primary Care (pages 1-17)
Shiri Assis-Hassid (School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA), Tsipi Heart (Faculty of Business Administration, Ono Academic College, Kiryat Ono, Israel), Iris Reychav (Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ariel University, Ariel, Israel), Joseph S. Pliskin (Department of Health Systems Management and Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel)
Article 2
ICT Use and Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams in the Age of e-Health (pages 18-31)
Bolanle A. Olaniran (Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA)
Article 3
ICT in Social Care Practices: Opportunities and Critical Issues (pages 32-44)
Cristina Pinto Albuquerque (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra and Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences, Nova University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
Article 4
Assistive Technologies and the Carers of People with Dementia: Empowerment and Connection (pages 45-59)
Sarmishtha Bhattacharyya (Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK), Susan Mary Benbow (Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK)
Issue 2
Article 1
Wireless Body Sensor Networks: Security, Privacy, and Energy Efficiency in the Era of Cloud Computing (pages 1-30)
Wassim Itani (Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon), Ayman Kayssi (American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon), Ali Chehab (American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon)
Article 2
Digital Technologies as a Catalyst for Change towards Integrated Care Delivery: Hype or Reality? (pages 31-49)
Lutz Kubitschke (empirica, Bonn, Germany), Ingo Meyer (empirica, Bonn, Germany), Sonja Müller (empirica, Bonn, Germany), Kira Stellato (University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy), Andrea Di Lenarda (University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy)
Article 3
The Amazing Impossibilities of Technology: Factors that Inhibit Participation in Skype™ Based Self-Help Groups (pages 50-64)
Stein Conradsen (Patient Education Resource Center, Moere and Romsdal Hospital Trust, Volda, Norway)
Article 4
Can Stored Data Answer All Questions: A Study of Questions on Eating Disorders (pages 65-79)
Jacob Palme (Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden), Gunborg Palme (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden)
Issue 3
Special Issue on the Transition to ISO 15189 : 2012 for Cytopathology Laboratories
Editorial Preface
Anastasius Moumtzoglou (Hellenic Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare and P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 1
Transition to ISO 15189 : 2012 for Cytopathology Laboratories Part 1: General and Management Requirements (pages 1-21)
Eleftherios Vavoulidis (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Stavros Archondakis (401 General Military Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Maria Nasioutziki (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Ourania Oustambasidou (401 General Military Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Angelos Daniilidis (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Konstantinos Dinas (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Aristotelis Loufopoulos (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 2
Transition to ISO 15189 : 2012 for Cytopathology Laboratories Part 2: Technical Requirements (pages 22-41)
Eleftherios Vavoulidis (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Stavros Archondakis (401 General Military Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Maria Nasioutziki (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Ourania Oustambasidou (401 General Military Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Angelos Daniilidis (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Konstantinos Dinas (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Aristotelis Loufopoulos (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 3
Transition to ISO 15189 : 2012 for Cytopathology Laboratories Part 3: Risk Analysis and Management (pages 42-61)
Eleftherios Vavoulidis (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Stavros Archondakis (401 General Military Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Maria Nasioutziki (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Ourania Oustambasidou (401 General Military Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Angelos Daniilidis (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Konstantinos Dinas (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Aristotelis Loufopoulos (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 4
Transition to ISO 15189 : 2012 for Cytopathology Laboratories Part 4: Examination Processes and QC / QA System (QCAS) (pages 62-82)
Eleftherios Vavoulidis (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Stavros Archondakis (401 General Military Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Maria Nasioutziki (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Ourania Oustambasidou (401 General Military Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Angelos Daniilidis (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Konstantinos Dinas (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Aristotelis Loufopoulos (Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Issue 4
Article 1
Creating Awareness and Practice: The ARCC@T Framework for Knowledge Management in Aged Care Services (pages 1-14)
Craig Hume (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia), Margee Hume (Central Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia), Paul Johnston (Care Systems Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia)
Article 2
Information Security Standards in Healthcare Activities (pages 15-33)
José Gaivéo (School of Business Administration, Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Setubal, Portugal)
Article 3
Integrated Approach for Automatic Crackle Detection Based on Fractal Dimension and Box Filtering (pages 34-50)
Cátia Pinho (Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal), Ana Oliveira (School of Health Sciences (ESSUA), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal), Cristina Jácome (School of Health Sciences (ESSUA), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal), João Manuel Rodrigues (Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering of Aveiro (IEETA), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal), Alda Marques (School of Health Sciences (ESSUA), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal)
Article 4
Translation of Medical Texts using Neural Networks (pages 51-66)
Krzysztof Wolk (Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology, Warsaw, Poland), Krzysztof P. Marasek (Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology, Warsaw, Poland)
Volume 4 (2015)
Issue 1
Editorial Preface
Anastasius Moumzoglou (P.A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 1
A System for the Semi-Automatic Evaluation of Clinical Practice Guideline Indicators (pages 1-10)
Alexandra Pomares Quimbaya (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), María Patricia Amórtegui (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Rafael A. González (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Oscar Muñoz (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia & Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogotá, Colombia), Wilson Ricardo Bohórquez (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia and Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogotá, Colombia), Olga Milena García (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Melany Montagut Ascanio (Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogotá, Colombia)
Article 2
Reading Numbers System for Portuguese Language (pages 11-24)
João Paulo Teixeira (Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal), Carolina Mota (Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal), Cátia Sampaio (Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal)
Article 3
Informed Consent in Electronic Medical Record Systems (pages 25-44)
Bo Yu (Department of Computer Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA), Duminda Wijesekera (Department of Computer Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA), Paulo Costa (Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA)
Article 4
A Follow up to Semi-Automatic Systems for Exchanging Health Information: Looking for a New Information System at Fixed E-Healthcare Points for Citizens in Greece (pages 45-61)
Dimitrios Emmanouil (Faculty of Nursing, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Antonia Mourtzikou (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 5
Health Executives Initiatives Against Recession: Report on 16th Congress of Hellenic Health Services Management Association (HHSMA) (pages 62-64)
Georgia (Gogo) Oikonomopoulou (“Elpis” General Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Issue 2
Preface
Editorial Preface
Anastasius Moumtzoglou (Hellenic Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare, Athens, Greece & P&A Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 1
Extended Clinical Discourse Representation Structure for Controlled Natural Language Clinical Decision Support Systems (pages 1-11)
David José Murteira Mendes (Universidade de Évora, Évora, Portugal), Irene Pimenta Rodrigues (Universidade de Évora, Évora, Portugal), Carlos F Baeta (ULSNA, Évora, Portugal), Carlos Solano-Rodriguez (Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Alcalá de Henares, Spain)
Article 2
Quality Control and Telemedicine for BRAF V600E Mutations in Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas: Image Analysis and Classification and Regression Trees (pages 12-30)
Niki Margari (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Abraham Pouliakis (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Aris Spathis (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Emmanouil Mastorakis (Department of Cytopathology, Venizeleio General Hospital, Heraklion, Greece), Efthymios Karakostas (Ear Nose Throat Department, Venizeleio General Hospital, Heraklion, Greece), Spiridon Stergiopoulos (4th Department of Surgery, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Ioannis Panayiotides (2nd Department of Pathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Petros Karakitsos (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 3
Sustainable Development in Healthcare (pages 31-38)
Maria Gerali (P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece), Dimitra Paikopoulou (Faculty of Nursing, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Marina Servitzoglou (P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
ISO 9001 2008 & CEN/TS 15224 2005: The Contribution of Continuous Medical Education (pages 39-50)
Antonia Mourtzikou (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Marilena Stamouli (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece), Elena Athanasiadi (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Evaggelia Marasidi (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 5
Review of Key Stakeholders for an mHealth Pilot Study in Malawi Motivations and Expectations (pages 51-66)
Yvonne O'Connor (University College Cork, Cork, Ireland), Ciara Heavin (University College Cork, Cork, Ireland), John O'Donoghue (Imperial College London, London, UK)
Issue 3
Article 1
Mapping Population Health Management Roadmap into Cervical Cancer Screening Programs (pages 1-18)
Anastasius Moumtzoglou (Hellenic Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare and P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece), Abraham Pouliakis (Department of Cytopathology, ATTIKON University Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 2
Application of a Medical Information System for Image-Based Second Opinion Consultations: Georgian Experience (pages 19-26)
Ekaterina Kldiashvili (Georgian Telemedicine Union (Association), Tbilisi, Georgia)
Article 3
Gene Polymorphisms and their Transcripts as Factors for Computerized Assessment of Fracture Risk: The Case of Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis (pages 27-46)
Panagiotis A. Adamopoulos (Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital of Attica Sismanoglio Amalia Fleming, Marousi, Greece), Abraham Pouliakis (Department of Cytopathology, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Aris T Spathis (Department of Cytopathology, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Christine Kottaridi (Department of Cytopathology, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Petros Karakitsos (Department of Cytopathology, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
Patients' vs. Professionals' Perceptions of Quality of Care in Greek Public Hospitals (pages 47-57)
Ioulia Andricopoulou (Open University of Cyprus, Latsia, Cyprus), Eirini Margarita Toubeki (Open University of Cyprus, Latsia, Cyprus), Foteini Gialama (National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece), Panagiotis Prezerakos (University of Peloponnese, Sparta, Greece), Nikolaos Avraam (Social Cooperative Athena-Elpis, Athens, Greece), Andreas Pavlakis (Neapolis University Paphos, Strovolos, Cyprus), Daphne O. Kaitelidou (Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation-National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Nikos Maniadakis (National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece), Olga Siskou (Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation-National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Issue 4
Article 1
Fostering Psychological Coherence with ICTs (pages 1-31)
Stephen Brock Schafer (Pacific Rim Enterprises, Redmond, WA, USA)
Article 2
Cultivating Chan with Calibration (pages 32-51)
Yuezhe Li (Department of Mathematics, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA), Yuchou Chang (Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology, University of Houston - Downtown, Houston, TX, USA), Hong Lin (Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology, University of Houston - Downtown, Houston, TX, USA)
Article 3
Evaluating Cost Sharing Measures in Public Primary Units in Greece: Cost Sharing Measures in Primary Care (pages 52-62)
Olga Siskou (Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Helen Stokou (Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Mamas Theodorou (Postgraduate Programme on Health Policy and Planning, Open University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus), Daphne Kaitelidou (Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Peter Galanis (Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Konstantinos Tsavalias (Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Olympia Konstantakopoulou (Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Georgios Charalambous (Emergency Department, Hippokrateio Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece), Lycourgos L. Liaropoulos (Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Volume 3 (2014)
Issue 1
Editorial Preface
Anastasius Moumzoglou (P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 1
Use of TETRA Networks in Crisis Situations for Health Information Transfer Strategies (pages 1-8)
A. Lazakidou (Department of Nursing, University of Peloponnese, Sparti, Greece), A. Ioannou (Department of Electrical Engineering, Kavala Institute of Technology, Kavala, Greece), K. Ioannou (Technological Equipment and Network Department, Ministry of Interior, Athens, Greece), F. Kitsios (Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Thesaloniki, Greece)
Article 2
Re-Engineering a Medical Devices Management Software System: The Web Approach (pages 9-18)
P.G. Malataras (Department of Medical Physics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece), Z.B. Bliznakov (Institute of Biomedical Technology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece), N.E. Pallikarakis (Department of Medical Physics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece)
Article 3
Registry for Medical Devices: An e-Health Infrastructure for Needs Assessment, Procurement and Management of Medical Devices (pages 19-31)
George Pappous (National Evaluation Center of Quality & Technology in Health, Athens, Greece), Tarsi Giannouli (National Evaluation Center of Quality & Technology in Health, Athens, Greece), Evi Saratsioti (National Evaluation Center of Quality & Technology in Health, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
Accelerating Biomedical Research through Semantic Web Services (pages 32-48)
Artemis Chaleplioglou (Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 5
Cloud-Based Identity and Identity Meta-Data: Secure and Control of Data in Globalization Era (pages 49-66)
Grzegorz Spyra (Centre for Distributed Computing, Networks and Security, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK), William J Buchanan (Centre for Distributed Computing, Networks and Security, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK), Peter Cruickshank (Centre for Social Informatics, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK), Elias Ekonomou (Centre for Distributed Computing, Networks and Security, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK)
Issue 2
Redefining Patient-Centered Care
Editorial Preface
Anastasius Moumtzoglou (P & A Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Special Issue on How to Introduce Health System Change Strategies to Policy Makers?
Guest Editorial Preface
Vahé A. Kazandjian (ARALEZ HEALTH, Baltimore, MD, USA & Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA)
Article 1
Introducing Health System Change Strategies to Policy Makers: Some Australian Experiences (pages 1-14)
Brian T. Collopy (Director CQM Consultants and Clinical Advisor ACHS Clinical Indicator Program, Australia)
Article 2
Management of Healthcare Processes Based on Measurement and Evaluation: Changing the Policy in an Italian Teaching Hospital (pages 15-35)
Ulrich Wienand (Head of Research Innovation Quality and Accreditation Office, Ferrara University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy), Gabriele Rinaldi (Director-General, Ferrara University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy), Gloria Gianesini (Orthopaedics Unit, Ferrara University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy), Anna Ferrozzi (Management Engineer, Research Innovation Quality and Accreditation Office, Ferrara University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy), Luca Poretti (Founder and CEO, XPSoft.it, Ferrara, Italy), Giorgia Valpiani (Statistician, Research Innovation Quality and Accreditation Office, Ferrara University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy), Adriano Verzola (Head of Performance Analysis and Programming Office, Ferrara University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy)
Article 3
Introducing Healthcare System Change Strategies to Policy Makers in the Open Society and Digital Environment: What Works Now, But May Not Work in the Near Future (pages 36-59)
Aleš Bourek (Head of Center for Healthcare Quality, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
Article 4
From “Don't Ask, Just Trust” to “Trust Those Who are Accountable”: Performance Measurement and Its Transformation to Quality (pages 60-73)
Vahé A. Kazandjian (ARALEZ HEALTH, Baltimore, MD, USA & Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA)
Issue 3
Special Issue on Quality in Cytopathology Laboratories
Guest Editorial Preface
Petros Karakitsos (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, University Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 1
A Quality Control Study of Liquid-Based Cytology Test Papanicolaou: Design and Implementation Aspects of Laboratory Information Systems for Continuous Quality Control (pages 1-21)
Niki Margari (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Abraham Pouliakis (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Stavros Archondakis (Cytopathology Department, 401 Military Hospital, Greece), Magdalini Stamataki (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Dionysios Aninos (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Charalampos Chrelias (3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Asimakis Pappas (3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Ioannis Panayiotides (2nd Department of Pathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Petros Karakitsos (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 2
The Implementation of Cloud-Based Telemedical Applications for External Quality Control Purposes in the Field of Cytopathology (pages 22-36)
Stavros Archondakis (Cytopathology Department 401 Military Hospital, Athens, Greece), Abraham Pouliakis (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Niki Margari (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Petros Karakitsos (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 3
ISO 15189:2012 Management Requirements for Cytopathology Laboratory Information Systems (pages 37-57)
Abraham Pouliakis (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Elena Athanasiadi (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Efrossyni Karakitsou (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Stavros Archondakis (Cytopathology Department 401 Military Hospital, Athens, Greece), Antonia Mourtzikou (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Marilena Stamouli (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece), Aris Spathis (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Christine Kottaridi (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Petros Karakitsos (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
ISO 15189:2012 Technical Requirements for Cytopathology Laboratory Information Systems (pages 58-80)
Abraham Pouliakis (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Niki Margari (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Aris Spathis (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Christine Kottaridi (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Marilena Stamouli (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece), Antonia Mourtzikou (Department of Biochemistry, “Asclepeion” Voulas Hospital, Athens, Greece & Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Stavros Archondakis (Cytopathology Department 401 Military Hospital, Athens, Greece), Efrossyni Karakitsou (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Elena Athanasiadi (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Petros Karakitsos (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Issue 4
Editorial Preface
Anastasius Moumzoglou (P.A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 1
Proposing and Testing SOA Organisational Structures: A Case Study Approach (pages 1-18)
Konstantinos Koumaditis (University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece), Marinos Themistocleous (University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece)
Article 2
Quality Indicators for Cervical Cancer Screening Programs: The Role of Computerized Systems (pages 19-37)
Elena Athanasiadi (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Abraham Pouliakis (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Evripidis Bilirakis (Elena Venizelos Hospital, Athens, Greece), Vassilis Fragoulakis (Department of Organization and Management, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece), Constantinos Bilirakis (IASO Medical Services Group, Athens, Greece), Petros Karakitsos (Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 3
Semi-Automatic Systems for Exchanging Health Information: Looking for a New Information System at Fixed E-Healthcare Points for Citizens in Greece (pages 38-54)
Dimitrios Emmanouil (Faculty of Nursing, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Antonia Mourtzikou (Department of Biochemistry, “Asclepeion” Voulas Hospital, Athens, Greece & Department of Cytopathology, University of Athens, Faculty of Medicine, “ATTIKON” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), John Mantas (Faculty of Nursing, University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
The Health Outcomes in Recession: Preliminarily Findings for Greece (pages 55-65)
Vassilis Fragoulakis (Department of Health Services Management, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece), Elena Athanasiadi (Department of Cytopatholology, “Attikon” University Hospital, Athens, Greece), Antonia Mourtzikou (Department of Cytopathology, “Attikon” University Hospital, Athens, Greece & Department of Biochemistry, “Asclepeion” Voulas, Greece), Marilena Stamouli (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece), Athanassios Vozikis (Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece)
Volume 2 (2013)
Issue 1
Article 1
Comparing Electronic and Face-to-Face Communication in the Success of a Long-Term Care Quality Improvement Collaborative (pages 1-10)
Priscilla A. Arling (College of Business, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, USA), Edward J. Miech (Health Services Research Division, Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN, USA), Greg W. Arling (Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA, & Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN, USA)
Article 2
Improving Knowledge and Information Sharing to Promote Best Practices in Stroke Care: Evaluation of the VA Stroke QUERI Toolkit (pages 11-25)
Elizabeth Sternke (Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice, Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA), Nicholas Burrus (Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice, 11 Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA), Virginia Daggett (Veterans Integrated Service Network, VA Center for Applied Systems Engineering, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA), Laurie Plue (Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice, Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA), Katherine Carlson (Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice, Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA), Linda Hershey (Department of Neurology, Health Sciences Center, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, USA), Neale R. Chumbler (Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA)
Article 3
REDCap and Rural Health: An Opportunity to Enhance Collaborative Research and Rural Health Care Delivery (pages 26-42)
Gregory Ellis-Griffith (Department of Public Health, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA), Akihiko Michimi (Department of Public Health, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA), Gary English (Institute for Rural Health Development and Research & Department of Public Health, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA), Tina Peterson (Department of Social Work, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA)
Article 4
Building an Age Friendly Community: Strategies to Enhance Planning Through Online Communication (pages 43-50)
Dana Burr Bradley (Center for Gerontology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA), Kelly G. Fitzgerald (Center for Gerontology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland)
Article 5
Exploring a Nursing Community Online: A Breadth of Topics and a Depth of Understanding (pages 51-62)
Rebekah Fox (Department of Communication Studies, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX, USA), Kathleen Abrahamson (Department of Public Health, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA), James G. Anderson (Department of Medical Sociology and Health Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA)
Issue 2
Editorial Preface
Anastasia N. Kastania (Athens University of Economics & Business, Athens, Greece), Anastasius Moumzoglou (Hellenic Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare, Athens, Greece & P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 1
Evaluating the Quality of Mobile Medical Speech Translators Based on ISO/IEC 9126 Series: Definition, Weighted Quality Model and Metrics (pages 1-20)
Nikos Tsourakis (ISSCO/TIM/FTI, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland), Paula Estrella (FaMAF, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina)
Article 2
Biomedical Engineering and Elderly Support (pages 21-37)
Antonis S. Billis (Lab of Medical Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Evdokimos I. Konstantinidis (Lab of Medical Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Vicky Zilidou (Lab of Medical Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Kush Wadhwa (Global Security Intelligence, London, UK), Aristea Kyriaki Ladas (South-East European Research Center, Thessaloniki, Greece), Panagiotis D. Bamidis (Lab of Medical Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 3
Improvement of Clinical Laboratory Services through Quality (pages 38-46)
Antonia Mourtzikou (Department of Cytopathology, “Attikon” University Hospital, Athens, Greece & Department of Biochemistry, “Asclepeion” Voulas, Greece), Marilena Stamouli (Department of Biochemistry, Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece), Elena Athanasiadi (Department of Cytopatholology, “Attikon” University Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
The Use of Static Telemedical Applications of Cytopathology for Proficiency Testing (pages 47-53)
Stavros Archondakis (Department of Cytopathology, 401 Army Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 5
Effects of Physician-Patient Electronic Communications on the Quality of Care (pages 54-62)
Shima Tabatabai (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran)
Issue 3
Editorial Preface
Anastasia N. Kastania (Athens University of Economics & Business, Athens, Greece), Anastasius Moumzoglou (Hellenic Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare, Athens, Greece & P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Article 1
Internet of Things for Medication Control: E-Health Architecture and Service Implementation (pages 1-15)
Isabel Laranjo (Department of Informatics, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal), Joaquim Macedo (Centro Algoritmi, Department of Informatics, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal), Alexandre Santos (Centro Algoritmi, Department of Informatics, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal)
Article 2
A Preventive Action Management Platform in Healthcare Information Systems (pages 16-29)
Hugo Peixoto (Sistemas de Informação, Unidade Padre Américo, Centro Hospitalar do Tâmega e Sousa, Penafiel, Portugal), António Abelha (Department of Informatics, University of Minho - Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal), Manuel Santos (Department of Information Systems, University of Minho - Campus de Azúrem, Guimarães, Portugal), José Machado (Department of Informatics, University of Minho - Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal)
Article 3
An Interactive System for People Suffering from Cerebral Palsy (pages 30-43)
Bruno Patrão (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Systems and Robotics, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), Paulo Menezes (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Systems and Robotics, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Article 4
Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease Electroencephalogram Temporal Events (pages 44-61)
Pedro Miguel Rodrigues (University of Porto, Porto, Portugal), Diamantino Rui Freitas (University of Porto, Porto, Portugal), João Paulo Teixeira (Polythecnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal)
Article 5
Pause Duration of Disfluent Speech (pages 62-73)
João Paulo Teixeira (Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal), Maria Goreti Fernandes (Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal), Rita Alexandra Costa (Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal)
Issue 4
Editorial Preface
Anastasia N. Kastania (Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece), Anastasius Moumtzoglou (Hellenic Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare, Athens, Greece & P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Greece)
Special Issue on the International Conference on Electronic Health 2012
Guest Editorial Preface
Payam Hanafizadeh (Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran)
Article 1
Robotics and Tele-Rehabilitation: Recent Advancements, Future Trends (pages 1-13)
Amir Mobini (Mechanical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran), Saeed Behzadipour (Mechanical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran), Mahmoud Saadat Foumani (Mechanical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran)
Article 2
An Intelligent Decision Support System (IDSS) for Nutrition Therapy: Infrastructure, Decision Support, and Knowledge Management Design (pages 14-27)
Ali Fahmi (University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran), Amin Dorostanian (University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran), Hassan Rezazadeh (University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran), Alireza Ostadrahimi (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran)
Article 3
Motion Performance Measurement using the Microsoft Kinect Sensor (pages 28-37)
Maliheh Fakhar (Mechanical Engineering School of Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran), Saeed Behzadipour (Mechanical Engineering School of Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran), Amir Mobini (Mechanical Engineering School of Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran)
Article 4
Wireless Body Area Network: From Electronic Health Security Perspective (pages 38-47)
Mohammad Javad Kargar (Department of Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Maybod, Iran), Samaneh Ghasemi (Department of Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Yazd, Iran), Omolbanin Rahimi (Department of Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Yazd, Iran)
Article 5
Current State, Recent Advances and Perspectives of Development of Healthcare Information and Communication Technologies in Armenia: A Review Article (pages 48-63)
Georgi Chaltikyan (Armenian Association of Telemedicine, Yerevan, Armenia), Armen Avoyan (Armenian Association of Telemedicine, Yerevan, Armenia), Ruben Hovhannisyan (Armenian Association of Telemedicine, Yerevan, Armenia), Tatul Saghatelyan (Armenian Association of Telemedicine, Yerevan, Armenia), Aleksandr Aroyan (Armenian Association of Telemedicine, Yerevan, Armenia)
Volume 1 (2012)
Issue 1
Article 1
Patient Satisfaction as Part of Quality Assurance in E-Health (pages 1-12)
Athina A. Lazakidou (University of Peloponnese, Greece), Stamatia Ilioudi (University of Peloponnese, Greece), Maria Tsironi (University of Peloponnese, Greece)
Article 2
An Application of the Socio-Technical Systems Approach to Implementation of Electronic Evidence into Practice: The Clinical Practice Model Framework (pages 13-20)
Kathleen Abrahamson (Western Kentucky University, USA), Priscilla A. Arling (Butler University, USA), Bonnie Wesorick (CPM Resource Center/Elsevier, USA), James G. Anderson (Purdue University, USA)
Article 3
Article 4
An Efficient 3D Segmentation Method for Spinal Canal Applied to CT Volume Sequence Data (pages 33-42)
S. Zimeras (University of the Aegean, Greece)
Article 5
Health 4.0 in the i2i Era (pages 43-57)
O. Ferrer-Roca (University of La Laguna, Spain), D. González Méndez (University of La Laguna, Spain)
Article 6
Quality Implications of the Medical Applications for 4G Mobile Phones (pages 58-67)
Anastasia N. Kastania (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Anastasius Moumtzoglou (Hellenic Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare, European Society for Quality in Healthcare, Greece)
Issue 2
Article 1
Quality is Not an Accident: The Planning for a Safe Journey Through the Healthcare System (pages 1-11)
Vahé A. Kazandjian (ARALEZ Health LLC, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA)
Article 2
Potential of WEB Based Learning in Managing for the Sustained Success of a Healthcare Organization Based on IMPROHEALTH® Project (pages 12-28)
Kristina Zgodavová (Technical University of Košice, Slovakia), Aleš Bourek (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)
Article 4
Indicating Fields of Inequalities Regarding the Access to Health Benefits: Activity of the Watch Health Care Foundation (pages 41-54)
Krzysztof Landa (Watch Health Care Foundation, Poland), Karolina Skóra (Watch Health Care Foundation, Poland)
Article 5
Addressing the Barriers and Political Pressures to Safety (pages 55-64)
Paul Barach (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Issue 3
Article 1
Hospital Information Systems Replacement and Healthcare Quality (pages 1-12)
Anargyros Chryssanthou (Hellenic Data Protection Authority, Greece), Iraklis Varlamis (Harokopio University of Athens, Greece), John Constantine Sarivougioukas (Social Insurance Institute IKA, Greece), Ioannis Apostolakis (National School of Public Health, Greece)
Article 2
Electronic Medical Records as an Improvement to Comply with Data Protection Rules (pages 13-19)
Ángel Igualada Menor (Data Protection Authority of the Regional Government of Madrid, Spain), Teresa Pereyra Caramé (Data Protection Authority of the Regional Government of Madrid, Spain)
Article 3
The Future of Telemedicine in Europe and Methods for the Evaluation of Health Services (pages 20-26)
Paola Di Giacomo (University of Udine, Italy)
Article 4
State of Sharing Clinical Information in a Healthcare System in the Gulf (pages 27-42)
Khaled M. Khan (Qatar University, Qatar)
Article 5
E-Health Knowledge Management by Australian University Students (pages 43-58)
Wayne Usher (Griffith University, Australia), Lay San Too (Griffith University, Australia)
Issue 4
Article 1
Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Cloud Computing Framework (pages 1-12)
Charalampos Tsirmpas (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Kostas Giokas (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitra Iliopoulou (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitris Koutsouris (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 2
Intelligent Medication Adherence Monitoring System (iMedPlus) (pages 13-24)
Athanasios Anastasiou (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Kostas Giokas (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Georgia Koutsouri (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitra Iliopoulou (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 3
Surgeon Assistive Augmented Reality Model with the use of Endoscopic Camera for Line of Vision Calculation (pages 25-42)
Anastasia Daskalaki (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Kostas Giokas (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitris Koutsouris (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
Modular Assembly Micro-Robots for Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery, the Future of Minimal Invasive Surgery (pages 43-55)
Apollon Zygomalas (Informatics for Life Sciences, University of Patras & Department of General Surgery, University Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece), Kostas Giokas (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitris Koutsouris (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 5
Ob/Gyn EMR Software, a Solution for Obstetricians and Gynecologists (pages 56-67)
Konstantinos Bougoulias (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Kostas Giokas (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Dimitris Koutsouris (Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Division of Information Transmission Systems and Material Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 6
A Web Architecture Based on Physical Data Separation Supporting Privacy Protection in Medical Research (pages 68-79)
Jan Sliwa (Division of Computer Science, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland), Emmanuel Benoist (Division of Computer Science, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland)