A Modular Ontology for Modeling Service Provision in a Communication Network for Coordination of Care

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2018;247:890-894.


This paper presents a modular ontology of health care in the context in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. 4 modules cover socio-environmental, medical, and care coordination aspects of the domain. They are organized by a core module. Its goal is to understand interruptions in health care provision in the context of a neurodegenerative disease.

Keywords: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Modular ontology; care pathway.

MeSH terms

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / therapy*
  • Communication*
  • Disease Management*
  • Humans