An Ontology-driven Proposal for Semantic Interaction among Heterogeneous Health Information Systems

Idoia Berges, Jesús Bermúdez, Arantza Illarramendi

Abstract

The adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has brought multiple advantages to the healthcare area. However, the goal of achieving semantic interoperability of EHR information between heterogeneous Health Information Systems has not been accomplished yet. In such scenario, the purpose of this paper is twofold: On the one hand, the presentation of our ontology-based approach to the problem of EHR interoperability (restricted to the case of medical observations), which goes one step further with respect to other approaches for the same goal, and on the other hand, the presentation of two additional features that complement our approach: path mappings for transforming individuals that represent EHR information and rules for medical knowledge sharing.

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Berges I., Bermúdez J. and Illarramendi A. (2011). An Ontology-driven Proposal for Semantic Interaction among Heterogeneous Health Information Systems . In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Interoperability - Volume 1: IWSI, (ICAART 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-43-0, pages 44-53. DOI: 10.5220/0003350500440053


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@conference{iwsi11,
author={Idoia Berges and Jesús Bermúdez and Arantza Illarramendi},
title={An Ontology-driven Proposal for Semantic Interaction among Heterogeneous Health Information Systems},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Interoperability - Volume 1: IWSI, (ICAART 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={44-53},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003350500440053},
isbn={978-989-8425-43-0},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Interoperability - Volume 1: IWSI, (ICAART 2011)
TI - An Ontology-driven Proposal for Semantic Interaction among Heterogeneous Health Information Systems
SN - 978-989-8425-43-0
AU - Berges I.
AU - Bermúdez J.
AU - Illarramendi A.
PY - 2011
SP - 44
EP - 53
DO - 10.5220/0003350500440053