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dc.contributor.authorΚαπιδάκης, Σαράντοςel_GR
dc.contributor.authorΤσικνάκης, Μ.el_GR
dc.contributor.authorΟρφανουδάκης, Σ.el_GR
dc.contributor.authorΧρονάκη, Κ.Ε.el_GR
dc.contributor.authorΝικολάου, Χρήστοςel_GR
dc.contributor.authorTsiknakis, M.en
dc.contributor.authorChronaki, C. E.en
dc.contributor.authorOrphanoudakis, S.en
dc.contributor.authorKapidakis, Sarantosen
dc.contributor.authorNikolaou, Christosen
dc.descriptionΠεριέχει το πλήρες κείμενοel_GR
dc.description.abstractAdvances in information technology during the past decade have resulted in a proliferation of clinical information systems dedicated to di erent user groups and clinical functional areas. This, in turn, has created the need for hospital-wide management and integration of information, and has triggered major e orts towards the development of integrated hospital information systems as a building block of integrated regional healthcare networks. The diversity of hospital organiza- tions, the complexity of clinical protocols and proce- dures, as well as the di erent preferences of various user groups make it extremely di cult for a single monolithic information system to e ectively serve the needs of an entire healthcare organizational structure. Thus, infor- mation and telecommunications systems must primarily provide the infrastructure to support the e ective inte- gration of distributed and heterogeneous components, ensuring overall integrity in terms of functional and information interworking. This approach i.e., the inte- gration of heterogeneous autonomous distributed sys- tems, to developing and managing regional healthcare networks ensures the transfer and integration of consis- tent information between healthcare facilities, without imposing constraints on the operation of individual clinical units. This paper presents the results of an ongoing e ort for the design and implementation of an architecture based on digital library technologies, for the provision of user-oriented telematic services in a regional healthcare network. Speci®cally, it addresses issues related to the provision of user-oriented services, trans- parent to the needs of di erent user groups and the requirements of speci®c tasks, based on: a) meta-infor- mation for the creation of an information infrastructure for the regional healthcare network which is, e ectively, a multimedia distributed digital library, b) intelligent information retrieval strategies to selectively retrieve information from multimedia data, c) agent-based tech- nologies for e ective service delivery adapted to the current user needs and the task at hand, and d) middle ware services that explicitly reveal not only the charac- teristics of the information sources, but also address the context of speci®c telematic services, through appropriate mediation mechanisms.el_GR
dc.sourceInternational Journal on Digital Libraries. 1997, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p257. 21p.en
dc.sourceLibrary, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)en
dc.titleAn integrated architecture for the provision of health telematic services based on digital library technologiesen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermVirtual patient recorden
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermRegional healthcare networksen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermTelematic servicesen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermMiddleware servicesen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermHealthcare information infrastructureen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermAgent-based technologyen
dc.subject.JITAΒιβλιοθήκες ως φυσικές συλλογέςel_GR
dc.subject.JITALibraries as physical collectionsen

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