eHealth system interoperability
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Healthcare systems around the world are in rapid transition, moving from traditional, paper-based practices to computerized processes and systems based approaches to service delivery. The term eHealth is widely used to refer to the use of information technology systems in health care. eHealth is trending upwards, in many different ways: (a) increased expectation for improved system outcomes, (b) increased funding, (c) recognition by patients, providers and funders that it offers solutions to healthcare problems. In 2009, the American (US) Recovery and Reinvestment Act set aside $36.3 billions to help hospitals and physicians to computerize patient medical records by 2015. The European Union and Canada also have programs with similar incentives and goals.
While organizations are busy deploying eHealth information systems to better manage the quality and the delivery of health care services, from scheduling, billing, and health care records to the control of life-critical...
KeywordsPalliative Care Clinical Pathway Health Information Exchange Healthcare Database Authorization Policy
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