International Conference on Software Engineering Companion (2009)
Vancouver, BC, Canada
May 16, 2009 to May 24, 2009
Leon J. Osterweil , University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Barbara Paech , University of Heidelberg, Germany
The Software Engineering in Health Care Workshop aims to explore the relevance and applicability of the techniques, approaches, and technologies of software engineering to problems in the domain of health care. Health care is emerging as one of the largest industries in the global economy of the 21<sup>st</sup> century, and thus accounts for an enormous amount of capital expenditure, while also being responsible for assuring the health and comfort for all members of society. These twin drivers of cost and criticality have given rise to a great deal of interest in creating devices that provide support for the superior performance of key health care processes. These devices are now incorporating increasing amounts of software in order to help them provide increasingly better service. In addition there is also growing interest in support systems, such as Electronic Health Records (EHRs) that are entirely software.
L. J. Osterweil and B. Paech, "Workshop on software Engineering in Health Care (SEHC)," International Conference on Software Engineering Companion(ICSECOMPANION), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2009, pp. 465.