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Title: Biomedical research in a digital health framework
Author: Cano Franco, Isaac
Lluch Ariet, Magí
Gomez Cabrero, David
Maier, Dieter
Kalko, Susana
Cascante i Serratosa, Marta
Tegnér, Jesper
Miralles, Felip
Herrera, Diego
Roca Torrent, Josep
Synergy‐COPD consortium
Keywords: Investigació mèdica
Tecnologia de la informació
Presa de decisions (Estadística)
Malalties pulmonars obstructives cròniques
Medicine research
Information technology
Statistical decision
Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
Computer software
Issue Date: 28-Nov-2014
Publisher: BioMed Central
Abstract: This article describes a Digital Health Framework (DHF), benefitting from the lessons learnt during the three-year life span of the FP7 Synergy-COPD project. The DHF aims to embrace the emerging requirements--data and tools--of applying systems medicine into healthcare with a three-tier strategy articulating formal healthcare, informal care and biomedical research. Accordingly, it has been constructed based on three key building blocks, namely, novel integrated care services with the support of information and communication technologies, a personal health folder (PHF) and a biomedical research environment (DHF-research). Details on the functional requirements and necessary components of the DHF-research are extensively presented. Finally, the specifics of the building blocks strategy for deployment of the DHF, as well as the steps toward adoption are analyzed. The proposed architectural solutions and implementation steps constitute a pivotal strategy to foster and enable 4P medicine (Predictive, Preventive, Personalized and Participatory) in practice and should provide a head start to any community and institution currently considering to implement a biomedical research platform.
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It is part of: Journal of Translational Medicine, 2014, vol. 12, num. Suppl 2, p. S10
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ISSN: 1479-5876
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