Interoperable eHealth is Worth it - Securing Benefits from Electronic Health Records and ePrescribing

Interoperable eHealth is Worth it - Securing Benefits from Electronic Health Records and ePrescribing
The EHR IMPACT study was commissioned by the European Commission, Directorate General Information Society and Media,Unit ICT for Health,and comprises of nine quantitative and two qualitative independent evaluations of good practice cases of interoperable electronic health record (EHR) and ePrescribing systems in Europe and beyond. The goal of the study is to inform and support ongoing initiatives and implementation work by the European Commission,Member State governments, private investors, and other actors. The study aims to improve awareness of the benefits and provide new empirical evidence on the socio-economic impact and lessons learnt from successfully implemented systems.

This publication is part of the study for the European Commission on the economic impact of interoperable electronic health records and ePrescription in Europe - EHR IMPACT.The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Commission.Neither the European Commission nor any person acting on behalf of the Commission is liable for any use that may be made of the information contained in this report.

Authors
Alexander Dobrev, Tom Jones,Veli Stroetmann, Karl Stroetmann, Yvonne Vatter and Kai Peng.

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