Healthcare informatics

Healthcare informatics


The present section relates to healthcare informatics applicable to detect, handle, manage, analyse, treat or protect against coronaviruses in general and SARS-CoV-2 in particular. Healthcare informatics cover Information and Communication Technology (ICT) - also known as digital technologies - specifically adapted for the handling or processing of medical or healthcare data (CPC, IPC subclass G16H).

The following queries combine IPC and CPC groups of G16H (former G06F19/30) with keywords. Healthcare informatics covers digital technology solutions in the healthcare and medical domain which are helpful for or applicable to a plurality of diseases and viruses, therefore several of the queries are not limited to SARS-CoV-2.

Queries covering digital technology solutions combining IPC and CPC groups other than G16H can be found under Technologies for the new normal - Digital technologies.

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