Advancing telemedicine services for the aging population: The challenge of interoperability

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    Abstract

    We reflect on our experiences in two projects in which we developed interoperable telemedicine applications for the aging population. While technically data exchange could be implemented technically, uptake was impeded by a lack of working procedures. We argue that development of interoperable health technology for the aging population should go accompanied by a thorough study into working protocols by consulting all end-users and stakeholders.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationAssistive technology
    EditorsCecilia Sik-Lányi, Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf, Klaus Miesenberger, Peter Cudd
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam, the Netherlands
    PublisherIOS Press
    Pages897-900
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)978-161499-565-4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 8 Aug 2015

    Publication series

    NameStudies in health technology and informatics
    PublisherIOS Press
    Number217
    Volume217
    ISSN (Print)0926-9630

    Keywords

    • EWI-26436
    • Interoperability
    • METIS-315017
    • IR-98286
    • Aging Population
    • Telemedicine

    Cite this

    van Velsen, L. S., Solana, J., Oude Nijeweme-d'Hollosy, W., Garate-Barreiro, F., & Vollenbroek-Hutten, M. M. R. (2015). Advancing telemedicine services for the aging population: The challenge of interoperability. In C. Sik-Lányi, E-J. Hoogerwerf, K. Miesenberger, & P. Cudd (Eds.), Assistive technology (pp. 897-900). (Studies in health technology and informatics; Vol. 217, No. 217). Amsterdam, the Netherlands: IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-566-1-897