Sponsored National Workshop


IoT Technologies and Big Data Analytics for

Telemedicine Applications (NW-IoTBDATA)

 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College

Date                                  :   30th and 31st August, 2017    

Registration open      :


Telemedicine is the key pillar in providing affordable healthcare to all people in semi urban, rural and remote locations in the country. Telemedicine encompasses remote patient monitoring through IoT devices, early diagnosis, prediction of epidemic outbreak etc. The nature of healthcare data required to provide telemedicine solutions are heterogeneous and huge as they are generated by imaging modalities like MRI, CT Scan and digital  signals like EEG, heart rate, blood pressure respiration etc. Big data analytics plays a vital role in Telemedicine systems as the high volume of data requires powerful computational techniques to analyze and interpret at real time. In this context this workshop will serve as a forum for deliberating on the following issues.


1. Need for big data analytics in medical domain

2.  Data Integration & Administration            

  • Digitization of patient record
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Improving Health System Efficiency

3. Population Health Management

  • Patient Risk Stratification and Segmentation
  • Identifying hotspots and Inefficiencies
  • Predicting & Preventing readmissions

4.Care Management

  • Care Process Models & Diagnosis Support
  • Inpatient Bedside Devices & Monitoring
  • Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Teleconsulting & Chatbots



5. Patient wellness & engagement

  • Symptom checker
  • Medication Management
  • Personalized Behavior Change
  • Genome Sequencing & Precision Medicine

Practice Sessions

1.Case Study: Detection of Medical Ailments using Analytics

2.Case Study: Framingham Heart Study


Hands on session  using Python



Research issues in Medical Data Analysis


1. The number of participants is  restricted to 25.

2. We recommend an understanding of C programming language.

Registration Fee

Researcher/Academician/Industry         : Rs.750/-

Student                                                          : Rs.600/-

(Payment to be made through Demand Draft in favor of  “PRINCIPAL PEC TELEMEDICINE APPLICATIONS”, payable at Canara Bank, Pondicherry Engineering College Branch, Pondicherry)

Important Dates :

Registration opens                              : 20th   July 2017

Registration closes (Hard deadline ): 5th August  2017

Resource Person :

Vinid Sasidharan ,Associate Vice President - Scriplogix Analytics Pvt Ltd, Chennai

Remote Patient Health care services - Technologies and Issues Balachandran Siddharthan, Technical Manager, VisualBI Solutions,Chennai.

Vivekanandan Srinivasan, Sr. BI Analyst, VisualBI Solutions,Chennai.




Organizing Secretary


Program Secretary


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