E-health is a challenging topic that has deserved much attention at the scientific, technological, political, and social levels in Europe and worldwide. The introduction of new technologies in healthcare centers and national systems is interpreted by medical doctors as a first approach to the introduction of healthcare e-Services, and ultimately to the development of knowledge-based healthcare e-services.
From a medical point of view, healthcare processes are about preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, and prognostic tasks. This workshop is concerned about the sorts of knowledge these processes require, their formal representation and exploitation, the elicitation of these sorts of knowledge, their mutual interaction and with other typical healthcare IT as Electronic Healthcare Records and Healthcare Computer Systems.
Knowledge Management for Healthcare
Processes is a new workshop in a series of workshops and
publications devoted to the formalization, organization, and deployment
of procedural knowledge in healthcare. Previous workshops and
publications have been the IEEE CBMS 2007 special track on "Machine
Learning and Management of Healthcare Procedural Knowledge", the
AIME 2007 workshop entitled "From
Medical Knowledge to Global Healthcare", and Springer's LNAI