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On the Requirements for Cooperative Assistance in the Medical Domain
 

Summary: On the Requirements for Cooperative Assistance in the
Medical Domain
L. Ardissono, A. Di Leva, G. Petrone, M. Segnan and M. Sonnessa
Dipartimento di Informatica, UniversitÓ di Torino, corso Svizzera 185, TORINO, Italy
{liliana,dileva,giovanna,marino,sonnessa}@di.unito.it
Abstract. In this paper we introduce an extension of the PARADIGMA (PAR-
ticipative Approach to DIsease Global Management) approach to take into ac-
count the home healthcare assistance service. PARADIGMA defines and dis-
seminates a common methodology and optimized protocols (Clinical Pathways)
to support service functions directed to patients and individuals on matters like
prevention, post-hospitalization support and awareness. Specifically, PARADI-
GMA will provide a platform of information services - user oriented and opti-
mized against social, cultural and technological constraints - supporting the
Health Care Global System in a continuous improvement process.
1 Introduction
This paper discusses the extension of PARADIGMA to take into account the home
healthcare assistance service. PARADIGMA aims to develop and demonstrate an
Internet based reference framework to share scientific resources and findings in the
treatment of major diseases [1,2]. This approach results in:
reduction of costs in the health care environment by means of improvement of per-

  

Source: Ardissono, Liliana - Dipartimento di Informatica, UniversitÓ di Torino
Petrone, Giovanna - Dipartimento di Informatica, UniversitÓ di Torino

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences