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Information Infrastructures within European Health Care

Publication year: 2017

ISBN: 978-3-319-51020-0

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This book consolidates experiences from across Europe on the design, development, implementation and evolution of inter-organisational information infrastructures for healthcare. It provides insights with practical relevance for those involved or interested in the planning and implementation of such infrastructures and includes 11 empirical cases on the introduction of core infrastructural arrangements in different national settings: six cases investigate the use of e-prescriptions and five the public platforms for patient-oriented eHealth services. Both are linked to different types of aims.

Subject: Medicine, e-prescription, health care, information systems design, inter-organizational information systems, national European information infrastructures, public patient- oriented web platforms, Health Informatics, Health Informatics, Health Administration Public Administration