HST.950J / 6.872J Medical Computing

Spring 2003

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

Course Highlights

A number of assignments and lecture notes are available for this course.

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 includes 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

Any number of development tools can be used to compile and run the .java files found on this course site. Please refer to the course materials for any specific instructions or recommendations.

Java® is a trademark or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.  

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. Lucila Ohno-Machado
Prof. Isaac Kohane
Prof. Peter Szolovits

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session