BMT-57606 Health Information Systems Laboratory, 5 cr

Implementation BMT-57606 2019-01


Definition and building of a health information system application in groups. In the course a fully working health application capable to exchange information with a patient data management system is defined, built and reported. After the course, student has concrete understanding about the key standards of information transfer in health information systems, especially HL7 FHIR, and can apply the standards for building a working application.


Period 3 - 4
Methods of instruction
Person responsible Milla Jauhiainen, Antti Kallonen, Hannu Nieminen, Alpo Värri

Assessment scale

Evaluation scale passed/failed will be used on the course


Delivering a desiugn document describing the use cases and architecture of the health information system application. Developing, testing and demonstrating a working application implementing the design document. Creating a final report describing the application built. Each member of the team has to show an active contribution in the project work.

Additional information of course implementation

The preparation of the laboratory assignments is not restricted to the hours given as learning events. Most of the work is performed by the students in self-organizing groups outside the announced learning events.

Study material

Type Name Author ISBN Additional information Language Examination material
Other literature Software engineering standards, 29110 series ISO/IEC The students are advised to download and study the standards ISO/IEC 29110-1 and 29110-5-1-1 in advance because these models are applied in the implementation of the laboratory projects. English No
Other literature The course materials of courses SGN-57007, SGN-57207 and SGN-57407 English No
Other online content Video about the 29110 standards Prof. Claude Y. Laporte The Public Site of the ISO Working Group Mandated to Develop ISO/IEC 29110 Standards and Guides for Very Small Entities contains a video which helps to understand the idea of these standards. English No
Other online content Additional material to be sought from the internet by the students. English No