E-Health : Current Situation and Examples of Implemented and Beneficial e-Health Applications.

Iakovidis, I.
: IOS Press, Incorporated, 2004.
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Studies in Health Technology and Informatics Ser.
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics Ser. ; v.100

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This publication provides health ministers and the public sector in general with validated information on which key implementation decisions concerning e-health may be made. An import issue discussed here is the reinforcement of the implementation and deployment of e-health systems by European health service providers. e-Health systems and services are looked at from a user perspective; the citizen, the patient, the healthcare professional, the hospital manager and the pubic health authority. This volume consists of the following sections: national and regional health information networks; e-health systems and services for health professionals; empowering patients and citizens in management for public health; and industrial and standardization issues.
Title page
Introduction: How We Got Here
Setting the Scene
The Case for eHealth
National Infrastructure for eHealth: Considerations for Decision Support
Ministerial Declaration
National and Regional Health Information Networks
Sjunet - The National IT Infrastructure for Healthcare in Sweden
Building the Regional eHealth Network. The Andalusian Experience
MedCom: Danish Health Care Network
HYGEIAnet: the Integrated Regional Health Information Network of Crete
Northern Norwegian Health Net
North Karelia Regional Chain of Care: Finnish Experiences
UUMA Regional eHealth Services in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS)
eHealth Systems and Services for Health Professionals
Telemedicine - Contribution of ICT to Health
SURGETICA at Grenoble: From Computer Assisted Medical Interventions to Quality Inspired Surgery
The Oxford Clinical Intranet: Providing Clinicians with Access to Patient Records and Multiple Knowledge Bases with Internet Technology
The Contribution of ICT to Health: The Andalusian Health Network
From SARS to Systems: Developing Advanced Knowledge Management for Public Health
Empowering Patients and Citizens in Management of Health and Well Being
Realizing the Potential of the Internet for Health and Medical Information
NHS Direct Online: A Multi-Channel eHealth Service
Area Wide Electronic Booking: A Revolution in the Management of Health and Well Being
Slovene National Insurance Card System: Connecting Patient and Health Care
Sustains - Direct Access for the Patient to the Medical Record over the Internet
Advanced Technology Permits the Provision of Advanced Hospital Care in the Patients' Homes
Boario Home Care Project
User Perspective of DITIS: Virtual Collaborative Teams for Home-Healthcare.
Industrial and Standardisation Issues
eHealth 2003: The Economic and User Perspective
Introduction to Industrial Perspectives: eHealth Systems, Past Experiences and Future Prospects
e-Health Standardization in Europe: Lessons Learned
The Cost Benefit of Electronic Patient Referrals in Denmark: Summary Report
The Road Ahead
Author Index.
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