Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Year of Publication: 2016
Author(s) : Yen-Wei Chen, Satoshi Tanaka, Robert J. Howlett and Lakhmi C. Jain
This proceedings volume includes 32 papers, which present recent trends and innovations in medicine and healthcare including Innovative Technology in Mental Healthcare; Intelligent Decision Support Technologies and Systems in Healthcare; Biomedical Engineering, Trends, Research and Technologies; Advances in Data & Knowledge Management for Healthcare; Advanced ICT for Medical and Healthcare; Healthcare Support System; and Smart Medical and Healthcare System.
Innovation in medicine and healthcare is an interdisciplinary research area, which combines the advanced technologies and problem solving skills with medical and biological science. A central theme of this proceedings is Smart Medical and Healthcare Systems (modern intelligent systems for medicine and healthcare), which can provide efficient and accurate solution to problems faced by healthcare and medical practitioners today by using advanced information communication techniques, computational intelligence, mathematics, robotics and other advanced technologies.
This book presents how recent innovation, knowledge exchange and enterprise can be applied to issues relating to medicine, surgery, healthcare and the issues of an ageing population. Proceedings of the third International Conference Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare 2016 held on 15-17 June 2016 in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain are highl;ighted in within this volume.
This publication follows a central theme is Smart Medical and Healthcare Systems which featuring the ways in which modern intelligent systems contribute to the solution of problems faced by healthcare and medical practitioners today and is extremely interesting for researchers, students, engineers, and professionals working in the medical systems, medical technology and intelligent systems fields.