A Web-Based Application to Exchange Electronic Health Records and Medical Images in Ophthalmology
Isabel de la Torre Díez (University of Valladolid, Spain), Roberto Hornero Sánchez (University of Valladolid, Spain), Miguel López Coronado (University of Valladolid, Spain), Jesús Poza Crespo (University of Valladolid, Spain) and María Isabel López Gálvez (University of Valladolid, Spain)
Copyright: © 2009
This chapter describes a Web -based application to store and exchange Electronic Health Records (EHR) and medical images in Ophthalmology: TeleOftalWeb 3.2. The Web -based system has been built on Java Servlet and Java Server Pages (JSP) technologies. Its architecture is a typical three-layered with two databases. The user and authentication information is stored in a relational database: MySQL 5.0. The patient records and fundus images are achieved in an Extensible Markup Language (XML) native database: dbXML 2.0. The application uses XML-based technologies and Health Level Seven/Clinical Document Architecture (HL7/CDA) specifications. The EHR standardization is carried out. The main application object is the universal access to the diabetic patients EHR by physicians wherever they are.