Exploiting XML Technologies in Medical Information Systems

Forster Christian, Vossen Gottfried


Abstract
Integration of clinical research data and routine care data, in order to streamline the process of conducting clinical studies, has been a problem for quite a while now. The Single Source project at the University of Münster aims at contributing to this area. The approach is based on a vast usage of XML technology together with a novel integration architecture. The emphasis in this paper is on the former: The seamless usage of XML technology throughout the entire application is presented, and mismatches of programming paradigms are averted by exploiting the features of XML, XQuery and XForms. In particular, this is demonstrated by the example of a component used for handling forms, by how it is built and used in the entire scenario.

Keywords
XML, XQuery, XForms, software engineering



Publication type
Conference paper

Peer reviewed
Yes

Publication status
Published

Year
2012

Conference
25th Bled eConference eDependability: Reliable and Trustworthy eStructures, eProcesses, eOperations and eServices for the Future

Venue
Bled, Slovenia

Book title
BLED 2012 Proceedings

Start page
70

End page
83

Language
English

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