"Medical and Care Compunetics 5" accompanies the fifth annual ICMCC Event, which is one of the leading information platforms for medical and care ICT. The focal point of this publication lies on compunetics, the social, societal and ethical aspects of medical and care ICT. This book contains a variety of debatable subjects. Among national and regional projects, issues discussed are aspects of electronic health records and European projects. There is also a discussion of knowledge management, which is lead by Arthur Krukowski and Andy Marsh; other issues that are considered are behavioral compunetics, empowerment and there is also a discussion of personal health paradigm challenging citizens and patients lead by Prof. Dr. Bernd Blobel from the eHealth Competence Center jointly with the European Federation for Medical Informatics, Working Groups 'Electronic Health Records' and 'Security, Safety and Ethics'.