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Design and implementation of cooperative distributed dental medical information system

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1 Author(s)
Xiaolin Lu ; Coll. of Inf. Technol., Zhejiang Univ. of Finance & Econ., Hangzhou, China

Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW) provides a technology to design the medical information systems that allow doctors located in distributed locations to carry on the cooperative healthcare processes. This paper describes the design and development of a cooperative distributed dental medical system for remote computer-supported cooperative medical diagnosis. The system is based on a multilayers distributed architecture, and is comprised by a collaborative toolkit of the videoconference tools, the cooperative dental medical imaging diagnosis tools and the electronic patient records. The system can be applied to setup a cooperative dental medical imaging diagnosis environmental that allows doctors located in different hospitals to achieve a cooperative diagnosis through the dental images tools, telemedicine, electronic patient records (EPR) and video-conference. The system would have very important application value and practical prospect in cooperative dental medical health care processing.

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Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design, 2005. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

24-26 May 2005