Tecnologias Emergentes em Informática na Saúde

Mestrado em Informática na Saúde (pós-laboral)
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 32,0 T + 16,0 TP + 12,0 OT

Lecturer

Prerequisites
None.

Objectives
This course has as main objectives:
1 - Presentation of research lines and development with regard to new information technologies applicable to the healthcare sector;
2 - To give students the ability to assess the appropriateness and possibility of adaptation of emerging technologies in the health sector;
3 - To know where, in the present health areas, are being developed new technologies and how these are applied.
Skills to be acquired:
? Understand the perspectives of technological developments in computer technology applied to the health sector;
? Know what methods to use in evaluating and adaptability to emerging technologies in healthcare;
? Know what areas of health in which can be applied emerging computer technologies and how this application is made.

Program
Trends and drivers of technological innovation in the health sector;
Adaptation and evaluation of emerging technologies;
Application of emerging technologies
? Improvement of electronic health records
? Telemedicine
? New imaging systems
? Robotic surgery
? Biological monitoring
? Pharmacogenomics

Evaluation Methodology
The method of assessment is the individual achievement of a technical scientific paper, resulting from a research applied to a real case, which has a weight of 100% of the final grade, and the student to obtain approval of unit curriculum should have a rating equal to or greater than 9.5.

Bibliography
- -.(0, 0 de ---). Health Informatics Journal, pp. 1--.
- -, -. (0). EMERGING HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGIES.Acedido em1 de julho de 2014 em http://www.biohealthmatics.com/technologies/emergingtech.aspx

Method of interaction
O método de avaliação consiste na realização individual de um artigo técnico-científico, resultante de um trabalho de pesquisa e investigação aplicada a um caso real, o qual tem um peso de 100% da classificação final, sendo que o aluno para obter aprovação à unidade curricular deverá ter uma classificação igual ou superior a 9,5 valores.

Software used in class