183.600 Advanced Aspects of IT Infrastructures for Health Care
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand in-depth aspects of IT infrastructure planning and design in a medical environment. These include topics such as large IT infrastructures in healthcare, the integration of various systems, communication infrastructure, data management, security aspects, IT service management, IT operations management, rules and regulations and their impact on the IT organization. After graduation students have the ability to consider the topics in the medical environments for the planning, analysis, and implementation of IT infrastructure projects.

Subject of course

This course covers:

  • Overview of large IT infrastructure systems (technologies, processes, resources) in medical environments 
  • Operational aspects and IT service management of systems in medical environments
  • Analysis, planning, and implementation of IT infrastructure systems in medical environments 
  • Integration of various systems in the medical environment 
  • Typical rules, regulations and conditions and their impact on system design 

Teaching methods

The responsible research group communicates engineering and research views. Communication of the needed basics, information for additional research, presentation of real and often large case examples on IT infrastructure (eg organization-wide, national, or international IT infrastructure) in the medical environment, proving and experience in creating concepts, projects, and applications.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Effort for the student (ECTS-Breakdown):

Preliminary talk: 1,5 h
Lectures: 18 h 
Preparation time for written exam: 54 h
Written exam: 1.5 h 

Total: 75 hrs (3 ECTS)

If you have any questions, please contact care4u@inso.tuwien.ac.at.



Course dates

Tue16:00 - 19:0018.10.2022 Online via Zoom183600
Tue16:00 - 18:0025.10.2022 Online via Zoom183600
Tue16:00 - 18:0029.11.2022 - 10.01.2023Seminarraum 384 183600
Tue16:00 - 18:0006.12.2022 Online via Zoom183600
Tue16:00 - 18:0017.01.2023Seminarraum 384 183600
Advanced Aspects of IT Infrastructures for Health Care - Single appointments
Tue18.10.202216:00 - 19:00 Online via Zoom183600
Tue25.10.202216:00 - 18:00 Online via Zoom183600
Tue29.11.202216:00 - 18:00Seminarraum 384 183600
Tue06.12.202216:00 - 18:00 Online via Zoom183600
Tue13.12.202216:00 - 18:00Seminarraum 384 183600
Tue10.01.202316:00 - 18:00Seminarraum 384 183600
Tue17.01.202316:00 - 18:00Seminarraum 384 183600

Examination modalities

Written Exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
27.09.2022 00:00 29.11.2022 00:00 29.11.2022 00:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 926 Business Informatics Mandatory elective
066 936 Medical Informatics Mandatory1. Semester


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

No particular previous knowledge necessary.

Preceding courses