The course is introducing students in telemedicine systems and applications that improve the quality of life and provide remote electronic health services. The curicullum includes background knowledge in the areas of coding and processing of biomedical data, analyzes the design and implementation issues of telemedicine systems and discusses the the next generation telemedicine systems, which include context awareness and computational intelligence as additional features. During the course case studies will be presented and there will be project assigned to students.

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Telemedicine
  • Biomedical Data Coding and Compression
  • Biomedical Data Processing for Telemedicine Applications
  • Video Communication for Telemedicine Applications
  • Telemedicine Networks
  • Home Care Systems
  • Context Aware Telemedicine Systems
  • Wireless Telemedicine and Ambient Asssisted Living
  • Wearable Systems
  • Clinical Applications of Telemedicine
  • Security in telemedicine systems
  • Case Studies – Project Assignements