Germán Madinabeitia

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this paper is to provide a further step toward the decentralization of identification and demographic information about persons by solving issues related to the integration of demographic agents in a federated healthcare environment. The aim is to identify a particular person in every system of a federation and to obtain a unified(More)
In this paper we introduce an ontology that covers all the terminology involved in the ODP standard. This ontology has been extended with concepts taken from the prEN12967 in order to apply it in the healthcare domain. Describing components formally and using this ontology, their semantic integration can be eased together with the benefits derived from the(More)
This paper analyses different benefits of the full integration of components for clinical guideline management in the information system architecture of a healthcare organization. Subsequently, we propose a methodology for the development of these components based on the European prEN12967 standard, in order to facilitate this integration. Benefits are(More)
A critical issue in healthcare informatics is to facilitate the integration and interoperability of applications. This goal can be achieved through an open architecture based on a middleware independent from specific applications; useful for working with existing systems, as well as for the integration of new systems. Several standard organizations are(More)