Mon, Nov 19, 2018

International event in Italy showcases MobiGuide project


On 20th June MobiGuide held a special session in one of the AIME conference workshops: the joint 7th International Workshop on Knowledge Representation for Health Care (KRH4C) and 8th International Workshop on Process-oriented Information Systems in Healthcare (ProHealth).

The Special session, entitled Mobile Process and Decision Support (MobiGuide Session) was chaired by Professor Annette ten Teije of the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning group at the Free University Amsterdam.

The workshop was attended by 42 delegates from Europe, Israel, Canada, USA, Brazil and Australia including academics, clinicians and industry representatives.

The special session included six presentations of joint papers from MobiGuide partners and a demonstration of the system by MobiGuide’s project coordinator Professor Mor Peleg of Haifa University.

Erez Shalom of Ben Gurion University presented a paper on implementation of the distributed guideline-based Decision Support System within the MobiGuide system.


Erez Shalom of Ben Gurion University of the Negev


Nekane Larburu of University of Twente presented research and implementation of the Quality Aware mobile Decision Support System in MobiGuide.


Mor Peleg of Haifa University presented a paper on Integrating Organizational Workflows into MobiGuide Clinical Guidelines.


Natalia Viani the University of Pavia presented research in MobiGuide on exploring OpenEHR's Guideline Definition Language in order to implement a clinical guideline on cardioversion.


Mor Peleg demonstrated the MobiGuide system showing how the personalized guideline-based Decision-support System can be used by patients and care providers.


For the demonstration Mor wore the Bioharness sensor belt and showed the smartphone interface.


The special MobiGuide session was rounded off by Iñaki Martínez Sarriegui who presented how MobiGuide gives mobile feedback to patients by means of continuous monitoring together with guideline-based decision support.

In the wrap-up discussion Professor Frank van Harmelen of the Free University Amsterdam commented that the quality of the joint ProHealth/Knowledge Representation for Healthcare Workshop papers was very high - just as high as the main AIME conference papers in fact.

The AIME (Artificial Intelligence in Medicine) conference and the AIME workshops were hosted by the University of Pavia at their campus in the central of Pavia.

Read more about the workshop, including the MobiGuide special session, at