Amir Hajjam El Hassani

University of Technology of Belfort-MontbéliardFrance

Dr. Amir HAJJAM EL HASSANI received his PhD in Computer Science from the Université de Haute Alsace in 1990. He joined the Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard in 2002. He performs research activities at the IRTES-SeT laboratory and is responsible for the research area of eHealth. He is Editorial Board Member of four international journals. He is the author/co-author of 3 books and many international publications in refereed journals and conferences. He was Co-Chair of the first international conference eTelemed’09 and is its advisory Chair since 2010. He is member of the Science Steering Committee of the annual conferences IADIS e-Health, eHealth, e-Medisys, etc. He has organised many conferences and chaired several technical sessions. He also acts as an expert to the ANRT France, ARI Alsace and CNRST Morocco.

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eHealth initiatives, many of which are being undertaken in countries around the globe, have myriad benefits, including improvement of coordination and integration of health care delivery, empowerment of individuals and families for helping them manage their own health better and prepare health care plans, and facilitation of public health initiatives. eHealth are not simply a technology but a complex technological and relational process. In this sense, clinicians and health care providers who seek to successfully exploit eHealth should pay special attention to technology, ergonomics, human factors, and organizational changes associated with the structure of the relevant health service. This book gives an overview of the impact of eHealth systems on access to health care, quality of information on health care, cost-effectiveness of health care services and the development of eHealth equipment.

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