Technology of Engineering and Informatics in Health Sciences - Digital Health

Course Information
TitleΤεχνολογίες Μηχανικής και Πληροφορικής στις Επιστήμες Υγείας - Ψηφιακή Υγεία / Technology of Engineering and Informatics in Health Sciences - Digital Health
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorNikolaos Magklaveras
Course ID600017967

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2019-today)

Registered students: 34
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses322

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
1. Εργ. Η/Υ, Ιατρικής Πληροφορικής & Βιοϊατρικής-Απει
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of this course is to offer to students the necessary knowledge elements as regards the use of information systems in medicine and healthcare delivery, that may be useful in practice. The course emphasises on telemedicine, electronic health records, medical decision making, and healthcare services at different levels. Finally, special directions of interest in Medical Informatics Research are presented. Upon completion of the course students will be able to: • Understand the basic concepts related to the modern healthcare system structure and function • Understand the necessary concepts of health telematics • Describe the logic of medical procedures implemented in modern medical information systems • Realise the importance of electronic health record and the issues that raise around its implementation and use • Realise the important of medical information management via telematics and decision support methods and systems • Make use of new technologies in their education • Understand the content and importance of medical informatics research
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
# topic 1 class Introduction, Basic concepts, electronic health record and standards 2 class Medical datanabes and electronic health record 3 lab example medical record 4 lab example medical data collection - questionnaires 5 class Human machine interaction , design and evaluation of user interfaces 6 lab examples of interfaces in everyday applications 7 class Telemedicine and healthcare delivery 8 lab Home monitoring and biosensors 9 class Biomedical signals 10 lab example of biomedical signal analysis in matlab 11 class Biomedical image 12 lab example of biomedical image analysis in matlab 13 class Decision support systems in medicine 14 student projects presentation and discussion
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Due to the nature of the course, IT is widely used at all levels.
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