A MONITORING TOOLKIT FOR A DISTRIBUTED CLINICAL DATA INTEGRATION ENGINE

Vânia Santos, Daniel Oliveira, Ilídio C. Oliveira, J. P. S. Cunha

Abstract

The Rede Telemática da Saúde (RTS) is a telematic network connecting health care providers in the Aveiro region (Portugal), aiming at supporting the continuity of care. Using the RTS, health care professionals and institutions can securely share clinical data. RTS makes use of an integration engine, which accesses the scattered data sources to create a virtual unified view of patients’ information. RTS is deployed over a wide-area private network, shared among a great variety of bandwidth links, systems and applications, which can impact the infrastructure service levels in multiple ways. In this paper, we describe the development of a toolkit for monitoring the performance of the distributed integration process. These analysis mechanisms make it is possible to detect bottlenecks and introduce optimizations in the system, especially with respect to the integration engine module. Its deployment in the production RTS health telematic network assists the maintenance team and the decision taking process to handle usage trends and systems needs.

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Santos V., Oliveira D., C. Oliveira I. and Cunha J. (2009). A MONITORING TOOLKIT FOR A DISTRIBUTED CLINICAL DATA INTEGRATION ENGINE . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-63-0, pages 300-305. DOI: 10.5220/0001551603000305


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf09,
author={Vânia Santos and Daniel Oliveira and Ilídio C. Oliveira and J. P. S. Cunha},
title={A MONITORING TOOLKIT FOR A DISTRIBUTED CLINICAL DATA INTEGRATION ENGINE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={300-305},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001551603000305},
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 - A MONITORING TOOLKIT FOR A DISTRIBUTED CLINICAL DATA INTEGRATION ENGINE
SN - 978-989-8111-63-0
AU - Santos V.
AU - Oliveira D.
AU - C. Oliveira I.
AU - Cunha J.
PY - 2009
SP - 300
EP - 305
DO - 10.5220/0001551603000305