Hull York Medical School, University of Hull
SICA-HF NHS Extranet
The project, known as SICA-HF (Studies Investigating Co morbidities Aggravating Heart Failure), is being run across several medical centres in the European Union and Russian Federation and is co-ordinated by the Hull York Medical School, University of Hull. You can find out more about the project from the SICA-HF website .
The SICA-HF project was launched in 2009 by medical professionals concerned with the increasing number of people suffering from chronic heart failure and the steady increase in the disease. The project is designed to acquire, analyse and evaluate patient data to try to combat the causes and reduce the risk of heart disease.
altcom designed and built the extranet web interface for SICA using Python and Django. A key issue was designing the interface to work across Europe and the Russian Federation taking into account language and cultural factors.