Research & Projects

The eHealth Department can refer to a long-time experience from international, national, and regional activities and projects. The basics have been set in 1981, as Bernd Blobel founded the Medical Informatics Department at the University Hospital Magdeburg (UHM). In that context, also some of the following European Projects have to be mentioned, team members have been involved in as project partners or national co-ordinators:

In the context of the 6th Research & Development Framework Programme (2002-2006) of Information Society Technologies of the European Commission the eHCC participate in the following projects:

  • BioHealth – Security and Identity Management Standards in eHealth including Biometrics

EU Specific Support Actions

  • Q-REC (European Quality Labelling and Certification of Electronic Health Record systems)

Beside EU-funded activities, the eHCC is actively involved in industrial, governmental and standards developing projects as exemplified following:

ETSI Project

  • ETSI Report: Support to eHealth Starter Group to investigate applicability of existing ETSI/3GPP standards

Industrial Projects

Siemens Medical Solutions

  • Anforderungsanalyse und Erstellung eines Systemkonzepts für Privilege Management und Zugriffskontrolle für ausgewählte Geschäftsfälle und Systemfunktionalitäten unter Berücksichtigung relevanter nationaler und europäischer Gesetzgebungen für Soarian Integrated Care von Siemens Medical Solutions (in German)

Malaysian Ministry for Health

  • Malaysian Lifelong Health Record Project

Dublin Academic Teaching Hospitals

  • Request for Information – Electronic Patient Record for the Dublin Academic Teaching Hospitals (DATHS)

In the context of the 5th Research & Development Framework Programme (1998-2002) of User-friendly information society (IST) of the European Commission the Medical Informatics Department has participated in the following projects:

  • HARPHArmonisation for the secuRity of web technologies and aPplications
  • RESHENREgional Secure HEalthcare Networks

In the context of the 4th Research & Development Framework Programme (1994-1998) of Healthcare Telematics of the European Commission the Medical Informatics Department has participated in the following projects:

  • HANSAHealthcare Advanced Network System Architecture
  • ISHTARImplementing Secure Healthcare Telematics Applications in Europe
  • TrustHealth 1Trustworthy Health Telematics
  • TrustHealth 2Trustworthy Health Telematics 2
  • DIABCARD 3 – Improved Communication in Diabetes Care Based on Chipcard Technology

Furthermore, the Medical Informatics Department has participated in the following projects within the Information Society Initiative of the European Commission:

  • EUROMED-ETS – Trusted Third Party Services for Health Care in Europe
  • MEDSEC – Health Care Security and Privacy in the Information Society