La Unidad Investigación en Salud Digital (UITeS) tiene como misión promover y desarrollar actividades de Investigación y Desarrollo e Innovación en el campo de las Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (TIC) aplicadas a la Salud. Sus líneas de trabajo siguen las prioridades del Programa Nacional de I+D+i, del Programa Marco de la UE en TIC para la Salud y de Salud Pública y Medio Ambiente. Las áreas temáticas se centran fundamentalmente en las de la Salud Digital: telemedicina, e-Salud, sistemas móviles, plataformas de servicios en red, instrumentación biomédica, redes inalámbricas, gestión de la información clínica, extracción de conocimiento, salud personalizada, seguridad y compatibilidad electromagnética así como aplicaciones para soporte a la asistencia de las personas con dolencias crónicas y la prevención de la dependencia. Los campos de actividad cubren la Investigación científica y tecnológica y la promoción de la innovación en el SNS realizando pilotos, demostradores y ensayos clínicos en colaboración con otros grupos de investigación, instituciones sanitarias y la industria relacionada.

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Evaluation of SAR in Human Body Models Exposed to EMF emitted from UHF RFID Readers working in Internet of Things (IoT) System 

The aim of this ongoing study was to evaluate the specific energy absorption rate (SAR) values in the body of a person present nearfixed readers of ultra-high frequency (UHF) RFID passive tags incorporated in Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS), operating at a frequency range of 865 868...

Empirical and Modeling Approach for Environmental Indoor RF-EMF Assessment in Complex High-Node Density Scenarios: Public Shopping Malls Case Study 

This work provides an intensive and comprehensive in-depth study from an empiricaland modeling approach of the environmental radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) radiationexposure in public shopping malls, as an example of an indoor high-node user density context awareenvironment, where m...

From 2G to 5G Spatial Modeling of Personal RF-EMF Exposure Within Urban Public Trams 

The upcoming design and implementation of the new generation of 5G cellular systems, jointly with the multiple wireless communication systems that nowadays coexist within vehicular environments, leads to Heterogeneous Network challenging urban scenarios. In this framework, user's Radiofrequency Ele...

Development and Validation of a Taxonomy for Characterizing Measurements in Health Self-Quantification. 

The use of wearable tools for health self-quantification (SQ) introduces new ways of thinking about one's body and about how to achieve desired health outcomes. Measurements from individuals, such as heart rate, respiratory volume, skin temperature, sleep, mood, blood pressure, food consumed, and q...

COVID-19 Symptom-Related Google Searches and Local COVID-19 Incidence in Spain: Correlational Study. 

COVID-19 is one of the biggest pandemics in human history, along with other disease pandemics, such as the H1N1 influenza A, bubonic plague, and smallpox pandemics. This study is a small contribution that tries to find contrasted formulas to alleviate global suffering and guarantee a more manageabl...

Modelling the Influence of Electromagnetic Field on the User of a Wearable IoT Device Used in a WSN for Monitoring and Reducing Hazards in the Work Environment. 

The aim of this study was to evaluate the absorption in a user's head of an electromagnetic field (EMF) emitted by the Wi-Fi and/or Bluetooth module of a wearable small Internet of Things (IoT) electronic device (emitting EMF of up to 100 mW), in order to test the hypothesis that EMF has an insigni...

International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI): Strategy and Focus Areas, 1st Version. 

The International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI) is the Academy of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA). As an international forum for peers in biomedical and health informatics, the Academy shall play an important role in exchanging knowledge, providing educatio...

Serie UNE-EN ISO 13606, referente en la comunicación de la información clínica 

Acaba de publicarse la nueva versión de la serie de normas UNE-EN ISO 13606, sobre comunicación de la historia clínica. Unos documentos que permiten la transferencia de información entre sistemas y que resultan de vital importancia en el panorama científico actual para servir de base a los sis...

Google Searches and Suicide Rates in Spain, 2004-2013: Correlation Study. 

Different studies have suggested that web search data are useful in forecasting several phenomena from the field of economics to epidemiology or health issues. This study aimed to (1) evaluate the correlation between suicide rates released by the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE) and int...

Service for the Pseudonymization of Electronic Healthcare Records Based on ISO/EN 13606 for the Secondary Use of Information. 

The availability of electronic health data favors scientific advance through the creation of repositories for secondary use. Data anonymization is a mandatory step to comply with current legislation. A service for the pseudonymization of electronic healthcare record (EHR) extracts aimed at facilita...

Comorbidity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in family practice: a cross sectional study. 

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is frequent and often coexists with other diseases. The aim of this study was to quantify the prevalence of COPD and related chronic comorbidity among patients aged over 40 years visiting family practices in an area of Madrid. An observational, descript...

The International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI): IMIAs Academy is Now Established and on Track 

OBJECTIVES: To summarize the major activities of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI) from 2018 until 2019, and to provide an outline of actions planned for 2020. METHOD: Reporting about these activities and actions by the members of the Academy's first Board. RESULTS: A...

Google Searches and Suicide Rates in Spain, 2004-2013: Correlation Study 

Background: Different studies have suggested that web search data are useful in forecasting several phenomena from the field of economics to epidemiology or health issues. Objective: This study aimed to (1) evaluate the correlation between suicide rates released by the Spanish National Statistics ...

Metodología de introducción de servicios de e-salud para el seguimiento y control de pacientes crónicos 

A methodology is presented for a smooth, orderly implementation of specific e-Health services for monitoring chronic patients outside of the hospital setting. Identified as a stage-gate model for the management of the overall implementation process, this methodology is presented formally structured...

An Evaluation of Electromagnetic Exposure While Using Ultra-High Frequency Radiofrequency Identification (UHF RFID) Guns 

The aim is to evaluate specific absorption rate (SAR) values from exposure near handheld ultra-high frequency radiofrequency identification readers (UHF RFID guns-small electronic devices, or even portable computers with relevant accessories-emitting up to several watts of electromagnetic field (EM...

Liderazgo en investigación en enfermería y salud digital 

Qué es el liderazgo. Liderazgo en Investigación en enfermería. Investen-isciii. Liderazgo en Investigación y profesionalismo en Salud Digital. Ejemplos de liderazgo. La Convergencia de la Revolución Digital y la Medicina. Liderazgo de los pacientes Salud Participativa. Profesionalismo en Salud Digi...

Mediciones electromagnéticas en entornos inteligentes de cuidados de salud [Dataset] 

Los hospitales y centros de atención sanitaria están experimentando una notable implantación de nuevos sistemas inteligentes basados en tecnologías radiantes para localización e identificación de material, instrumentación e incluso de pacientes

Assessment of human body influence in exposure measurements of electric field in indoor enclosures 

For Review Personal exposure meters (PEMs) for measuring exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) are typically used in epidemiological studies. As it is known, these measurement devices introduce a perturbation of the real EMF exposure levels due to the presence of the human body in its immediate ...

Assessment of Polarization Dependence of Body Shadow Effect on Dosimetry Measurementsin 2.4 GHz Band 

Ubiquitous wireless connectivity has undergone a major transformation in recent years in different sectors of daily life, with a broad and diverse application scope. The number of personal devices operating in the frequency band of 2.4 GHz has especially grown with the use of smart phones, tablets...

Compatibilidad electromagnética y seguridad en aplicaciones de redes personales sin hilos para biotelemetría. 

Esta tesis está centrada en el estudio electromagnético de los domicilios urbanos teniendo en cuenta el interés creciente en la implementación de sistemas de telemedicina para aplicaciones de atención domiciliaria para pacientes crónicos y población mayor. Una de las mejoras en la portabilidad d...