Technology in Healthcare

  • Gert Brettlecker
  • Céser Cáceres
  • Alberto Fernández
  • Nadine Fröhlich
  • Ari Kinnunen
  • Sascha Ossowski
  • Heiko Schuldt
  • Matteo Vasirani
Part of the Whitestein Series in Software Agent Technologies and Autonomic Computing book series (WSSAT)


The term “e-health” was born in 1999 to represent the provision of healthcare services through Internet [11], and was heavily promoted by the industry and commercial sectors in order to take advantage of the power and excitement that other “e-” terms like e-commerce and e-business had recently created in society [8, 6]. Nevertheless, the academic world would soon adopt it, leading to what some authors call “the death of telemedicine” [14].


Healthcare Domain Severe Health Condition Mobile Healthcare Pervasive Healthcare Emergency Medical Service Unit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gert Brettlecker
  • Céser Cáceres
  • Alberto Fernández
  • Nadine Fröhlich
  • Ari Kinnunen
  • Sascha Ossowski
  • Heiko Schuldt
  • Matteo Vasirani

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