DIFFERENTIATED ACCESS TO EHRS FROM EMERGENCY MOBILE UNITS, CONSULTING ROOMS AND HOSPITALS

Cristina De Castro, Giacomo Leonardi, Paolo Toppan

Abstract

In this paper, a model is proposed for the support of anamnesis through Electronic Health Records (EHRs). These data are stored on a hybrid LDAP-SQL system, available on the Internet and accessed from Emergency Mobile Units (EMUs), consulting rooms and hospitals. Each of such scenarios corresponds to different network technologies, i.e. UMTS on EMUs, DSL in consulting rooms, WiFi and wired/fiber within a hospital. Furthermore, EHRs can be queried using heterogeneous devices, such as mobiles, PDAs, laptops and desktops. In consequence, it is important to reach the best trade-off between quality/quantity of data and reception rate. To this purpose, this paper proposes a possible methodology for choosing, scaling and adapting the data format (and consequently dimensions and response time) to actual necessities and technologies at disposal. Analytical calculations are also presented showing the download time in each scenario.

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De Castro C., Leonardi G. and Toppan P. (2009). DIFFERENTIATED ACCESS TO EHRS FROM EMERGENCY MOBILE UNITS, CONSULTING ROOMS AND HOSPITALS . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-63-0, pages 237-244. DOI: 10.5220/0001542602370244


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf09,
author={Cristina De Castro and Giacomo Leonardi and Paolo Toppan},
title={DIFFERENTIATED ACCESS TO EHRS FROM EMERGENCY MOBILE UNITS, CONSULTING ROOMS AND HOSPITALS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={237-244},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001542602370244},
isbn={978-989-8111-63-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - DIFFERENTIATED ACCESS TO EHRS FROM EMERGENCY MOBILE UNITS, CONSULTING ROOMS AND HOSPITALS
SN - 978-989-8111-63-0
AU - De Castro C.
AU - Leonardi G.
AU - Toppan P.
PY - 2009
SP - 237
EP - 244
DO - 10.5220/0001542602370244