HST.950J / 6.872J Medical Computing

As taught in: Spring 2003

The medical cycle: patient, observe, decide, plan.

Chart of the medical cycle. (Image by Prof. Peter Szolovits.)




Prof. Isaac Kohane

Prof. Lucila Ohno-Machado

Prof. Peter Szolovits

Course Features

Course Description

The focus of the course is on medical science and practice in the age of automation and the genome, both present and future.

It ncludes an analysis of the computational needs of clinical medicine, a review systems and approaches that have been used to support those needs, and an examination of new technologies.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .java.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.