Medical Standards and Semantic Interoperability

Integrated course, 5.00 ECTS


Course content

Theory of medical classification systems, semantic classification systems (SNOMED, SNOMED-CT, ...), international classification systems for MTD professions, care, primary care, ... Standards for mobile devices (Continua Health Alliance, ...). electronic records and semantic interoperability

Learning outcomes

Students learn to generate target-oriented and decision-relevant information on the basis of comprehensive and heterogenous data

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Johner, Haas (Hsg.): IT im Gesundheitswesen
Karl Jähn und Eckhard Nagel: e-Health
Haas: Medizinische Informationssysteme und Elektronische Krankenakten

journals, HL7-Nachrichten
Benson, Grieve: Principles of Health Interoperability

Mode of delivery

5 ECTS ILV Lecture, individual and group exercises, presentations in groups

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Assessment methods and criteria

Lecture: Exam; Tutorial: Continuous Assessment
The final examination (60%) and the contributions/exercises during the course of the course (40%) are included in the overall grade.
Both parts must be positive.

91-100%: 1
81-90%: 2
66-80%: 3
51-65%: 4
0-50%: 5

For group work applies:
In principle, the group is evaluated. Should a participant be conspicuous with regard to his or her contribution, an adequate substitute performance with individual evaluation can be made.
Moodle examination, adaptation in case of aggravated COVID situation will be discussed together with the students