Cybersecurity and Privacy - Mhealth
Cybersecurity and Privacy - Mhealth
I am a doctoral student and system developer in Health Informatics Center (HIC). I have a background in computer science and medical informatics with interdisciplinary experience in networking and telecommunications, operational management, programming and mobile/web applications' architecture. I am interested in technology driven research approaches and its applications to e-health, medicine and clinical research.
- CUREX EU H2020 (seCUre and pRivate hEalth data eXchangE) Blockchain
CUREX is an international research project funded by the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission addresses comprehensively the protection of the confidentiality and integrity of health data by producing a novel, flexible and scalable situational awareness-oriented platform. It allows a healthcare provider to assess the realistic cybersecurity and privacy risks they are exposed to and suggest mathematically optimal strategies for addressing these risks with safeguards tailored specifically for each business case and application. CUREX is fully GDPR compliant by design.
(Grant Agreement ID: 826404, Topic: SU-TDS-02-2018, Call: H2020-SC1-FA-DTS-2018-1, Funding Scheme: RIA -Research and Innovation action, Funded under: H2020-EU.18.104.22.168., Overall budget: €4.987.825)
- CrowdHEALTH EU H2020
CrowdHEALTH is an international research project partially funded by the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission that intends to integrate high volumes health-related heterogeneous data from multiple sources with the aim of supporting policy making decisions.
- Virtual Reality in Medical Training (EU Erasmus Plus)
- Chatbots Enhancing Medical Curiccula (EU Erasmus Plus)
The aim of CEPEH strategic partnership is to co-design and implement new pedagogical approaches and in particular chatbots for European Medical and Nursing schools. The CEPEH will use participatory design to engage stakeholders (students, healthcare workforce staff, lecturers, clinicians, etc.) in order to co-design effective chatbots and release them as open access resources. Through CEPEH effective use of digital technologies and open education will be incorporated into healthcare curricula. This will enable students to increase their health and medical related skills from offering flexible learning.
Project Number: 2019-1-UK01-KA203-062091
- ACoRD(EU Erasmus Plus) Advancing Co-creation of RLOs (Reusable Learning Objects) to Digitise Healthcare Curriculum
ACoRD is a project funded by Erasmus Plus Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education (CBHE) and cofunded by Erasmus +Programme of the European Union. It is led by Prof. Heather Wharrad and her team from the University of Nottingham, UK. The partner universities include three universities from Malaysia: University of Malaya (UM), University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Taylor's University (TU), one from Norway - University of Stavanger (UiS) and Karolinska Institutet (KI) from Sweden.
The aim of the project is to introduce innovative digital pedagogy methods that will benefit healthcare and biomedical science students in the partner countries, by sharing existing expertise and training academic staff and technologists in those countries about how to develop high quality, peer reviewed multimedia digital tools and resources and integrate them into existing traditional curricula.
Main contacts for the project from Karolinska Institutet:
- KI e-Health Core Facilities
The KI e-Health Core Facility provides support and methods to conceptualize, develop, test and implement a wide range of eHealth tools and interventions. https://ki.se/en/research/ki-e-health-core-facility
- KI Mobile App
Leading developer of KI Campus moblie infrastructure. Mobile Campus is a university-wide mobile initiative to aggregate and deliver useful, usable, mobile-appropriate content to the Karolinska Institutet community, locally and worldwide.The KI Campus App is the result of a collaboration between: Student Unions (MF-OF)IT department (ITA)Learning Informatics Management and Ethics (LIME) and staff at KI.
Some other stuff i do
List of publication by topic
Computer Systems-Networking and Telecommunications (Mobile and Immersive Technologies)
Diaz-Honrubia, A. J., Rodriguez Gonzalez, A., Mora Zamorano, J., Rey Jimenez, J., Gonzalez-Granadillo, G., Diaz, R., … Gounaris, A. (2019). An Overview of the CUREX Platform. https://doi.org/10.1109/cbms.2019.00042
Stöhr, C., Stathakarou, N., Mueller, F., Nifakos, S., & McGrath, C. (2019). Videos as learning objects in MOOCs: A study of specialist and non-specialist participants’ video activity in MOOCs. British Journal of Educational Technology. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.12623
Dunleavy, G., Nikolaou, C. K., Nifakos, S., Atun, R., Law, G. C. Y., & Car, L. T. (2019). Mobile digital education for health professions: Systematic review and meta-analysis by the digital health education collaboration. Journal of Medical Internet Research. https://doi.org/10.2196/12937
Nifakos, S., Vaitsis, C., & Zary, N. (2015). AUVA - Augmented Reality Empowers Visual Analytics to explore Medical Curriculum Data. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-512-8-494
Nifakos, S., Tomson, T., & Zary, N. (2014). Combining physical and virtual contexts through augmented reality: Design and evaluation of a prototype using a drug box as a marker for antibiotic training. PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.697
Nifakos, S., & Zary, N. (2014). Virtual Patients in a Real Clinical Context using Augmented Reality: Impact on Antibiotics Prescription Behaviors. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-432-9-707
Kiourtis, A., Nifakos, S., Mavrogiorgou, A., & Kyriazis, D. (2019). Aggregating the Syntactic and Semantic Similarity of Healthcare Data towards their Transformation to HL7 FHIR Through Ontology Matching. International Journal of Medical Informatics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.104002
Kiourtis, A., Mavrogiorgou, A., Nifakos, S., & Kyriazis, D. (2019). A String Similarity Evaluation for Healthcare Ontologies Alignment to HL7 FHIR Resources. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22871-2_68
Kyriazis, D., Autexier, S., Brondino, I., Boniface, M., Donat, L., Engen, V., … Wajid, U. (2017). CrowdHEALTH: Holistic health records and big data analytics for health policy making and personalized health. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-781-8-19
- HT19 5HI021 Current Research and Trends in Health Informatics: Visualization techniques theme/Topic: Virtual Reality in Health Informatics.
- HT18 5HI021 Current Research and Trends in Health Informatics: Visualization techniques theme/Topic: Virtual Reality in Health Informatics.