Publish/Subscribe Cloud Middleware for Real-Time Disease Surveillance

Silvino Neto, Márcia Valéria, Plínio Manoel, Felipe Ferraz
This paper presents the design and implementation of a cloud-based middleware built on top of the Google Cloud Platform (PaaS), in order to exchange real-time information about outbreak notifications of global diseases in a system-level by using an extension of the HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) specification to support statistical data based on the ICD-10 medical classification list. The proposed solution aims to allow healthcare organizations to register their systems
more » ... send and receive notifications, so the alerts are spread to all the subscribed systems using webhooks in a publish/subscribe fashion.