TrustCare - Trustworthy Pervasive Healthcare Services
The main objective of the TrustCare project is to address the challenges of the increased use of information technologies within the healthcare sector to assist and improve treatment processes. Workflow management systems, electronic patient journals as well as services assisting prophylactic treatment, self-care, and home-based monitoring are all examples of this.
Computers and digital services are increasingly pervading the everyday life. This development possesses great opportunities as well as significant challenges in the development and deployment of technologies for healthcare services.
By nature, any processes in the healthcare services involve coordination of a heterogeneous set of professionals, patients, organizations, and sectors; is highly safety critical; deals with sensitive medical data; and the system must be able to support dynamic changes to adapt to inevitable evolution of treatment processes and unforeseen events.
The overall goal of TrustCare is to address these challenges in a strategic and interdisciplinary research effort aimed at innovation of effective and trustworthy it-support for pervasive healthcare services in collaboration with an industry partner as well as innovation in research across areas in experimental and theoretical research in computer science.