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Although the health care sector has already been subjected to a major computerization effort, this effort is often limited to the implementation of standalone systems which do not communicate with each other. Interoperability problems limit health care applications from achieving their full potential. In this paper, we propose the use of Semantic Web(More)
The WHO has developed and is currently testing a classification for patient safety (ICPS). Analyzing the ICPS in the light of classificatory and ontology principles as well as international standards we conclude that its qualification as a classification or taxonomy is misleading. Acknowledging its merits as a standard reporting instrument for change(More)
Biomedical engineers meticulously incorporated knowledge of motor control and learning in their rehabilitation robots. In most cases this has led to sophisticated machines with the capability to measure quantitatively particular events in patients and train them according to some biomechanical or neurological rules. Overall, patients like these instruments(More)
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