INTCare: a Knowledge Discovery Based Intelligent Decision Support System for Intensive Care Medicine

Pedro Gago, Manuel Filipe Santos, Alvaro Silva, Paulo Cortez, José Neves, Lopes Gomes
2005 Journal of Decision Systems  
This paper introduces the INTCare system, an intelligent information system based on a completely automated Knowledge Discovery process and on the Agents paradigm. The system was designed to work in Hospital Intensive Care Units, supporting the physicians' decisions by means of prognostic Data Mining models. In particular, these techniques were used to predict organ failure and mortality assessment. The main intention is to change the current reactive behaviour to a pro-active one, enhancing
more » ... quality of service. Current applications and experimentations, the functional and structural aspects, and technological options are presented. KEY WORDS: intelligent decision support, knowledge discovery, intensive care Title of the journal. Volume X -no X/2002, pages 1 to n
doi:10.3166/jds.14.241-259 fatcat:lbfptvycdbgyxc56esrkoywrx4