In this context of infectious diseases DebugIT project will (1) detect patient safety issues, (2) learn how to prevent them and (3) actually prevent them in clinical cases. Harmful patterns and trends using clinical and operational information from Clinical Information Systems (CIS) will be detect. This will be done through the 'view' of a virtualised Clinical Data Re-pository (CDR), featuring, transparent access to the original CIS and/or collection and aggregation of data in a local store. Text, image and structured data mining on individual patients as well as on populations will learn us informational and temporal patterns of patient harm.
This knowledge will be fed into a Medical Knowledge Repository and mixed with knowledge coming from external sources (for example guidelines and evidences). After editing and validating, this knowledge will be used by a decision support and monitoring tool in the clinical environment to prevent patient safety issues and report on it.
Outcomes and benefits, both clinical and economical will be measured and reported on. Innovation within this project lays in the virtualisation of Clinical Data Repository through ontology mediation, the advanced mining techniques, the reasoning engine and the consolidation of all these techniques in a comprehensive but open framework. This framework will be implemented, focused on infectious diseases, but will be applicable for all sorts of clinical cases in the future.
For further information, please visit:
Agfa HealthCare (Belgium)
- Gama Sofia Ltd.
- Institut National de la Santé et de Recherche Medicale
- Internetový Pristup Ke Zdravotním Informacím Pacienta
- Linköping University
- Technological Educational Institute of Lamia
- University College London
- University Hospital of Geneva
- University Medical Center Freiburg
- University of Geneva
Timetable: from 01/2008 to 12/2011
Total cost: 8.364.796
EC funding: 6.414.915
Programme Acronym: FP7-ICT
Subprogramme Area: Advanced ICT for risk assessment and patient safety
Contract type: Collaborative project (generic)
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