HI2010 Medical Information and Communication Systems 6.0 credits

Medicinska informations- och kommunikationssystem

Please note

The information on this page is based on a course syllabus that is not yet valid.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Information and Communication Technology
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Course offerings

Autumn 19 for programme students

Autumn 18 for programme students

Intended learning outcomes

This course is an introduction and survey of information and communication systems for applications in medicine, health and sports.

By the end of the course the students should have basic knowledge about:

·        processing of physiological signals

·        wireless sensors and mobile applications in health and sports

·        health informatics

·        medical information systems and communication protocols

·        ICT support functions in healthcare and preventive

·        program development and applications in healthcare

·        the different links in the chain from a patient’s medical data to an end-user of an ICT health service

Course main content

·        Introduction to signal processing

·        Introduction till health informatics

·        Wireless sensors and mobile applications in medicine, healthcare and sports

·        Data communications and application protocols in medical and health applications

·        Medical information and communication systems

·        ICT support in healthcare and physical training




  • LAB1 - Lab Work, 2.0, grading scale: P, F
  • RED1 - Account, 4.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Passed presentations (RED1; 4 credits), grade scale A-F
Passed laboratory work (LAB1; 2 credits), grade scale P/F

Final grade, grade scale A-F

Offered by

CBH/Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems


Fernando Seoane Martinez (fsm@kth.se)


Martin Jakobsson <marjacob@kth.se>


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2019.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.