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Vassilis Koutkias

  • Researcher
  • Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas
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Research interests

knowledge engineering for healthpervasive health systemsdecision support systemspharmacovigilancemedication safety systems

About

Vassilis G. Koutkias received the Diploma in Electrical & Computer Engineering (1998) and the MSc (2001) and PhD (2005) in Medical Informatics all from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece. His research interests lie in the area of Biomedical Informatics and eHealth, with emphasis on knowledge engineering in biomedicine, clinical decision support systems, as well as pervasive health systems, with major application areas drug safety and personalized healthcare. He is currently Researcher at the Institute of Applied Biosciences (INAB), Centre of Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH), in the field of “Biomedical Informatics with emphasis on drug safety systems”. From 2013-2015, he was granted an individual Marie Curie fellowship for experienced researchers (the SAFER project: http://safer-project.eu), with INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la RechercheMédicale), U1142, LIMICS, Paris, FRANCE. Since 2000, he conducted R&D in more than 12 large-scale EU-funded R&D projects in the fields of patient safety, personal health systems, Ambient Assisted Living and eInclusion, with the Lab of Medical Informatics, AUTH, and the Institute of Applied Biosciences, CERTH. He is lecturing and coordinating modules at the MSc Program of Medical Informatics at AUTH, while he has been also appointed as a Visiting Lecturer in University Paris 6 (UPMC), and as Adjunct Lecturer in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Hellenic Open University, and the University of Western Macedonia. He is co-author of one book, co-editor of two books (Springer and IOS Press), co-editor of one electronic volume and author/co-author of more than 120 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, book series and conference proceedings. He is Associate Editor of the BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making journal. Dr. Koutkias is Member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP) and the Technical Chamber of Greece.

Co-authors (223)

  • CHRISTINA KAKALOU
  • Pantelis Natsiavas

Publications (5)

  • Adherence to physical activity in patients with heart disease: Types, settings and evaluation instruments

    • Livitckaia K
    • Koutkias V
    • Maglaveras N
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  • Gap analysis for information security in interoperable solutions at a systemic level: The KONFIDO approach

    • Rasmussen J
    • Natsiavas P
    • Votis K
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  • Identification of barriers and facilitators for eHealth Acceptance: The KONFIDO study

    • Natsiavas P
    • Kakalou C
    • Votis K
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  • Applying SPARQL-based inference and ontologies for modelling and execution of clinical practice guidelines: A case study on hypertension management

    • Doulaverakis C
    • Koutkias V
    • Antoniou G
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  • Large-scale adverse effects related to treatment evidence standardization (LAERTES): An open scalable system for linking pharmacovigilance evidence sources with clinical data

    • Boyce R
    • Voss E
    • Huser V
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Professional experience

Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas

Education history

Medical Informatics

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

January 2001 - January 2005(4 years)

Medical Informatics

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

January 1999 - January 2001(2 years)

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

January 1993 - January 1998(5 years)