Maik Plischke

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OBJECTIVES To provide an introductory overview on selected areas of health-enabling and ambient-assistive technologies and to suggest relevant fields for future research. METHODS Summarizing the state of the art for 1) ambient environments and 2) health-related sensor technologies, 3) presenting relevant medical conditions and their relation to(More)
BACKGROUND Progress in information and communication technologies (ICT) is providing new opportunities for pervasive health care services in aging societies. OBJECTIVES To identify starting points of health-enabling technologies for pervasive health care. To describe typical services of and contemporary ICT architecture paradigms for pervasive health(More)
More than 10 years ago Haux et al. tried to answer the question how health care provision will look like in the year 2013. A follow-up workshop was held in Braunschweig, Germany, for 2 days in May, 2013, with 20 invited international experts in biomedical and health informatics. Among other things it had the objectives to discuss the suggested goals and(More)
INTRODUCTION This article is part of a Focus Theme of METHODS of Information in Medicine on Health Record Banking. BACKGROUND Poor communication of health care information between health care providers (HCP) is still a major problem. One recent approach is the concept of Health Record Banking. OBJECTIVES With this report we want to introduce the Lower(More)
In the German emergency medical service system (EMSS) medical treatment can be improved in most of mass casualty incidents (MCI). Currently, the incident commander who is responsible for classification of the victims (depending on their urgency and condition, the so called triage) and ordered transportation uses paper-based documentation. Triage tags are(More)
Health care and information technology in health care is advancing at tremendous speed. We analysed whether the prognoses by Haux et al. - first presented in 2000 and published in 2002 [1] - have been fulfilled in 2013 and which might be the reasons for match or mismatch. Twenty international experts in biomedical and health informatics met in May 2013 in a(More)
OBJECTIVE Multicenter medical treatment requires health related data to be available across institutions. Since health information exchange solutions are emergent, fulfillment of privacy needs, including patients' informed consent, is vital for successful data exchange. METHODS We designed a software supported consent process for the recently founded(More)
BACKGROUND Health care network eHealth.Braunschweig has been started in the South-East region of Lower Saxony in Germany in 2009. It composes major health care players, participants from research institutions and important local industry partners. OBJECTIVES The objective of this paper is firstly to describe the relevant regional characteristics and(More)
The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in the last years as well as in Germany. The goal of cyberMarathon is to increase daily activities and participation of children and adolescents on sport courses using health-enabling technologies. Our objective is to propose an approach of an interdisciplinary intervention program containing(More)
UNLABELLED The demographic change with a rising proportion of very old people and diminishing resources leads to an intensification of the use of telemedicine and home care concepts. To provide individualized decision support, data from different sources, e.g. vital signs sensors and home environmental sensors, need to be combined and analyzed together.(More)