Semester 7


Course: E-Health



Course title e-Health
Course code Ε2
Course type Elective
Course level Undergraduate (first cycle)
Year of studies 4th, 5th
Semester 7th, 9th
ECTS Credits 5
URL eclass.uowm.gr/courses/ICTE128/
Hours per week 4
Course content Introduction to e-Health. Definition & value of e-Health. Main research and policy issues related to the application of informatics in medical care. Overview of basic tools, e.g. electronic patient records and decision support systems. Management of medical data. Web-based medical care. Online supply and demand of medical information. Medical consultation through internet (like e-therapy) and p2p virtual medical societies. The usage of search engines and internet in clinical trials. eHealth services and applications. Mobile and wireless communication in healthcare. Privacy and confidentiality in healthcare. Ethical issues.
Expected learning outcomes and competences to be acquired The goal of this module is the students to become familiar with the growing area of e-Health, which is the application of informatics and telecommunications to support prevention, treatment and care quality. Due to the multi-disciplinary character of this module, students are exposed to information from different scientific areas, such as biology and medicine and the use of advanced laboratory equipment and software. During the semester novel approaches in the area of e-Helath are analyzed, such as e-wellness, independent living, Health 2.0, mhealth apps.
Prerequisites None
Teaching methods 2 hr teaching and 2 hr laboratory exercises
Assessment methods 30% final exams, 30% lab exams, 40% semester project
Language of instruction Greek
Recommended bibliography
  • ΠΑΝΤΕΛΗΣ ΑΓΓΕΛΙΔΗΣ, Ιατρική Πληροφορική τόμος Α, "σοφία", 2011.
  • Αθηνά Λαζακίδου, Προηγμένα Συστήματα και Υπηρεσίες Πληροφορικής στο Χώρο της Υγείας, ΑΘΗΝΑ ΛΑΖΑΚΙΔΟΥ, 2009.


Lecturer: Verikoykis Christos

Lecturer: bellou Sofia