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In Patel V, Rogers R and Haux R (Eds.) 10th World Congress on Medical Informatics (MedInfo'2001), September 2 5,
 

Summary: In Patel V, Rogers R and Haux R (Eds.) 10th
World Congress on Medical Informatics (MedInfo'2001), September 2 5,
London. IOS Press, Amsterdam.
Patient Empowerment via `Pushed' Delivery of Personalised Healthcare Educational
Content Over the Internet
Syed Sibte Raza Abidi, Chong Yong Han and Samina Raza Abidi
Health Informatics Research Group, School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
Abstract
We present an Internet-based Personalised Healthcare
Information (PHI) dissemination system. Information
personalisation is guided by the individual's current health
profile as recorded in his/her EMR. A PHI package is
composed by intelligently selecting and synthesizing
various topic-specific documents, each corresponding to
some health parameter noted in the EMR. To ensure
medical consistency, constraint satisfaction techniques are
employed during the information selection phase. The
resultant PHI package--covering both long-term and
immediate health-maintenance requirements--can be pro-
actively pushed to the individual via email, thereby

  

Source: Abidi, Syed Sibte Raza - Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences