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Sim-e-Child

Several member of the Health-e-Child consortium have started work on a project designed to fulfil the goals laid out by Objective ICT-2009.5.4: International Cooperation on Virtual Physiological Human. The project will develop a grid-Enabled Platform for Simulations in Paediatric Cardiology working towards the Personalized Virtual Child Heart. More information can be found at c. The …

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Vision

The vision is for the Health-e-Child system to become the universal biomedical knowledge repository and communication conduit for the future, a common vehicle by which all clinicians will access, analyze, evaluate, enhance, and exchange biomedical information of all forms.It will be an indispensable tool in their daily clinical practice, decision making, and research.It will be …

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Mission

There is a compelling demand for the integration and exploitation of heterogeneous biomedical information for improved clinical practice, medical research, and personalised healthcare for the citizens of the EU. Aims The Health-e-Child project aims at developing an integrated healthcare platform for European paediatrics, providing seamless integration of traditional and emerging sources of biomedical information. The …

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Impact

The activities and outcome of the Health-e-Child will have substantial impacts in: Strategy: Enhancing the level and quality of medical services offered in Europe and will significantly advance medical research, beyond what is traditionally possible and improvement of the competitiveness in the area of medical service provision and will facilitate the adoption of new policies …

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ICT08 Posters

At the ICT08 conference which was held in Brussels in November the consortium produced three posters to supplement the live demonstration which won the award for the best exhibition. The first poster gave the viewer a brief outline of the objectives of the project and the disease areas.  The second poster gave an outline the …

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Description

Vertical integration of information across biomedical abstraction, including all layers of biomedical information (i.e., genetic, cell, tissue, organ, individual, and population layer) to provide a unified view of a person’s biomedical and clinical condition is the corner stone of the HeC project. Like most activities in society today, medical practice as well as research is …

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