Area of Impact – Health

In this area we investigate the use of IT in the health industry and medicine.

  • Telemedicine: service delivery to isolated and remote areas
  • Electronic health records: provacy, data analysis, public health
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic tools: robotic surgery, prosthetic devices, diagnostic software, drug development and marketing
  • Medical advice on the Internet or a CD-ROM
  • Monitoring patients
  • IT solutions for disabled people
  • Hospital Information System
    • Known as HIS, this system is a large database that connects with all sections of a hospital. For more information click here.
  • Robotic Surgery
    • Robotic Surgery is the latest method used by doctors in order to enhance the accuracy and safety in their procedures.
    • For the latest information on Robotic Surgery click here.
  • Radiology
    • Radiology is the medical specialty directing medical imaging technologies to diagnose and sometimes treat diseases. Traditionally it was the branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays emitted by X-ray machines or other such radiation devices for the purpose of obtaining visual information as part of medical imaging. Click here to read on…

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