Towards a Personalised Health System

Peter Weller, Alberto Fernández Gil, Eduardo Alonso


This paper presents a Personalized Healthcare System (PHS), a decision support tool that can adapt to changing conditions, such as aging and illness, in individual patients. The system consists of three components: a unique personalised profile, a collection of web based tools and a web based repository for managing interactions between clinicians and tools. The proposed system makes extensive use of software agents, both for collecting the initial information required to construct a personalized profile and for transporting the information needed to use the on-line decision support tools. The paper discusses the operation of a PHS and suggests possible implementation issues.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Weller P., Fernández Gil A. and Alonso E. (2014). Towards a Personalised Health System . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-010-9, pages 256-261. DOI: 10.5220/0004749702560261

in Bibtex Style

author={Peter Weller and Alberto Fernández Gil and Eduardo Alonso},
title={Towards a Personalised Health System},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)
TI - Towards a Personalised Health System
SN - 978-989-758-010-9
AU - Weller P.
AU - Fernández Gil A.
AU - Alonso E.
PY - 2014
SP - 256
EP - 261
DO - 10.5220/0004749702560261