e-health


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E-health

Informatics A philosophy that empowers–E = electronic–health care consumers by bringing information, products and services online

e-health

(ē'helth)
Health services and information on the Internet.

e-health

The application of electronic information technology to health care by using websites providing a common set of standards across operating systems.
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There are two different types of e-health platform being adopted around the world, having one big integrated system or a multiple inter-operability system.
One of these is the E-Health Action Plan, formulated in December 2012, which includes 16 proposed actions to boost E-Health use, focused on increasing research, innovation, interoperability and adoption.
SATMED is an e-Health platform conceived by SES TechCom and supported by the Luxembourg Government and the Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Action.
Chairing a round-table meeting organised by the PwC and Pinsent Masons to discuss e-health initiatives in Doha, WHO Director of Knowledge Management and Sharing Dr Najeeb al Shorbaji said, "I think a starting point is to have a health data protection law as part of data protection legislation in Qatar.
ANI's Consumer e-Health Engagement Task Force is encouraging nurses to deepen their personal health experience by accessing and maintaining a personal health record, asking for e-health records, and engaging providers in coordinating care through a patient portal and other e-health tools.
The main players in the current e-health market are actually e-health service providers and several IT companies, but also telecom carriers, especially in the B2C environment.
The future of e-health was firmly on the national agenda and all interested stakeholders were eager for news of the latest developments.
9/29/08--Advancing e-health is driven primarily by money and workflow for the offices and practices that have to manage the data and applications.
The challenges for effectively implementing e-health activities lie not only in the adoption of universal technical standards for the exchange of electronic health information, but also in the more fundamental concern of economic support for health information technology, the ACP said in a new position paper, which was released at the group's annual meeting and posted at www.
Team members also realized the work settings students enter during clinical experiences and after graduation are part of the e-Health environment.
The number of consumers, patients and providers using e-health applications, particularly the Internet, to seek health information and communicate with others is rapidly increasing.