Department of Applied Computer Sciences

eHealth

My Studies

 

1. Semester

General Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415105 Data Analysis and Business Intelligence 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Advanced biostatistics with R (explorative data analysis, risk assessment, association measures, hypothesis testing),, dispositive data (DWH, ODS) OLAP, ETL, multi-dimensional data modeling, data mining, DWH architectures, multi-dimensional modeling, reports according to Hichert
General Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415104 IT Management of Healthcare Enterprises - General Basics 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Management models, leadership styles, methods of strategic and operative corporate management, management tools (portfolio analysis, product life cycles, balanced score card, potential analyses, SWOT analyses, ...)
Medical Informatics 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415102 Advanced Security and Privacy 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Cryptographic methods, hash functions, block chaining, technical implementation of the DSGVO (Privacy by default, Privacy by Design, data processing directory, ...)
Medical Informatics 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415101 Master-Introduction 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Overview of the three focal points (software engineering, machine learning, IT management) from the 2nd and 3rd semesters
Medical Informatics 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415103 Medical Standards and Semantic Interoperability 3 SWS 5 ECTS
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, ...)
Public Health and Clinical Research 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415107 Clinical Research 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Design, proposal and conducting of clinical studies, co-operation of participants (pharmaceutical industry, authorities, ethic commission etc.), ethic issues, IT support of procedures in clinical research, implementation and operation of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) systems, audits, national and international admission procedures, guidelines
Public Health and Clinical Research 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415106 Public Health and Evidence Based Medicine 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Population-related diseases and health resources, health reporting, public health (indicators, concepts, results), mortality and morbitity trends, health policy, prevention and promotion, evidence based medicine

2. Semester

Medical Informatics 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415203 Electronic Health Records 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Overview of international EHRs, standards, the Austrian EHR ELGA, architecture of ELGA, examples of concrete applications
Public Health and Clinical Research 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415204 Epidemiology 3 SWS 5 ECTS
History and basis terms of epidemiology, prevalence and incidence, standardization of rates, design and evaluation of epidemiological studies, confounding, bias, meta analyses, causality in epidemiology
Social and scientific Skills 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190415202 Change Management 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Features of change processes, effective negotiations and features of the contact phase, argumentation techniques, negotiating on the basis of active listening and solution finding, difficult situations in negotiations, concluding a negotiation on the basis of clear-cut agreements
Social and scientific Skills 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190415201 Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency in eHealth 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Analysing and working on subject relevant texts such as poster, data sheet, summary, abstract, critical review, paper. Identifying features of scientific texts in combinaiton with reading techniques.
Field IT-Management:
IT-Management in eHealth 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415209 IT Management of Healthcare Enterprises - Selected Chapters 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Personnel development measures, change management, self-learning organisations, special features of safety and risk management in the health sector as an integral part of strategic corporate management, crisis management, operational and strategic controlling of non-profit companies, public procurement law
IT-Management in eHealth 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415210 IT-Projectmanagement 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Projects for the development of operational application systems and products with software and hardware components (IT systems), planning, organization and control of the projects on the basis of general methods of project management and under consideration of IT-specific requirements and basic conditions, agile software development (e.g. Scrum).
Field Machine Learning:
Machine Learning in eHealth 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415208 Clinical Decision Support 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Rule-based knowledge, decision trees (Classification and Regression Trees), Arden syntax, fuzzy logic
Machine Learning in eHealth 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415207 in-depth statistical methods 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Multivariate statistical models (analysis of variance, multiple linear and logistic regression analysis, cluster analysis, factor analysis, etc.), linear algebra, predicates logic, ...
Field Software-Engineering:
Software-Engineering für eHealth 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415206 Methods in Software Developement and Human Centered Design. 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Development of medical software, introduction to software engineering, analysis (requirements engineering), object-oriented modelling, cost and expenditure estimates, software metrics, reviews, testing methods, process modelling, software quality assurance, aspects of management and of processes.

Software development processes: waterfall, general V-model, agile procedures, RUP, Spiral model, technical aspets, coding guidelines, configuration and version management, architecture, component orientation, modelling, tools

Principles of creation, methods and tools of usability engineering, user interfaces
Software-Engineering für eHealth 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415205 Software Architecture 4 SWS 5 ECTS
System architectures, including Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) by the example of data structures (Stack, Heap, List), Client Server Models, web-applications with frameworks (JSP, Struts, Spring, J2EE, etc.), object-relational mappers (Hibernate), Web 2.0 Frameworks (AJAX, GWT, ZK etc. Design Pattern, SOA and web services

3. Semester

Project Management | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 190415301 Master Project 1 SWS 10 ECTS
An eHealth-relevant task must be dealt with by the student. The topics are proposed either by the student in cooperation with a sector-specific company or by the master degree program from the teaching and research topics. Results can be prototypes, preliminary studies, feasibility studies or similar. The topic can also be further developed in the Master Thesis.
Social and scientific Skills 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190415303 Health Technology Assessment 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Basics, concepts and methods of HTA, Health Impact Assessment, support of health politics
Social and scientific Skills 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190415302 Scientific Communication on Current Issues in Healthcare 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Content depending on Master projects. Discussion, presentation and identification of possible research questions for master theses.
Field IT-Management:
IT-Management in eHealth 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415309 Business Process Managment and Clinical Pathways 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Business Process Management, evidence-based guidelines in intramural, extramural and intersectoral areas, concepts, application examples, clinical workflows, ...
IT-Management in eHealth 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415308 IT-Servicemanagement 4 SWS 5 ECTS
IT Governance, IT Strategy, IT Concept, IT Architecture and IT Project Portfolio, IT Operations (ITIL), Service Level Agreements, IT Key Figures
Field Machine Learning:
Machine Learning in eHealth 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415306 Advanced Macine Learning and Big Data Analysis 4 SWS 5 ECTS
neuronal networks (Perzeptron, Multi-layer architectures, Radial Basisfunktions), Reinforcement Learning, Support Vector Machines, Kernel Based Learning, Committee Machines, PCA / ICA, Reservoir Computing, Bayesian Learning, Computational Learning Theory (PAC, VC Dimensions
Machine Learning in eHealth 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415307 Advanced Medical Image Processing 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Mathematical basics of image processing, images as sources of information in medicine, mathematical representation and properties of images, image processing, image compression, image restoration, segmentation, pattern recognition, image and communication standards in medicine
Field Software-Engineering:
Software-Engineering für eHealth 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415305 Development of Medical Software as a Medical Device 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Regulatory requirements (Medical Devices Act, ...)
Software-Engineering für eHealth 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190415304 IoMT and mHealth 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Networks and telemedicine, cyber medicine, consumer health informatics, Internet of Medical Things, …

4. Semester

Master Thesis | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190415402 eHealth Applications Colloquium 2 SWS 5 ECTS
Discourse on ethical, social, economic and legal aspects of eHealth applications on the basis of topics covered in the Master's theses
Master Thesis | Master Thesis (MA) | Coursecode: 190415401 Master Thesis 1 SWS 25 ECTS
Working on a final thesis in an ehealth related topic decided upon in co-operation with the tutor.Individual preparation for the Master's examination