Towards ICT Revolution in Healthcare: Present and Perspectives for Electronic Healthcare Record Systems

  • Iulian Furdu
  • Bogdan Pătruţ
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 486)


This chapter will describe and discuss the applications and solutions under development or implemented in the e-Health care systems, from the technological, social, organizational dimensions. A survey of the present status in relation with e-Government will cover the leading countries (and not only) in ICT-based developments in these sectors. The major implemented solutions will be outlined regarding their actual implementation and administration. Key aspects will be outlined for Electronic Healthcare Record Systems as core systems in present or future national or regional health programs.


Electronic Medical Record Electronic Health Record Electronic Medical Record System Computerize Physician Order Entry Electronic Health Record System 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.



This work was supported by the Bilateral Cooperation Research Project between Bulgaria and Romania (2010–2012) entitled “Electronic Health Records for the Next Generation Medical Decision Support in Romanian and Bulgarian National Healthcare Systems”, NextGenElectroMedSupport.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vasile Alecsandri University of BacăuBacăuRomania

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