e-health


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e-health

(Electronic-HEALTH) An umbrella term for health information via electronic means. It encompasses healthcare information systems, including the management and sharing of healthcare records, the dissemination of healthcare information, both privately and publicly, medical research and consumer healthcare websites. See healthcare IT.
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Additional technologies such as interactive TV, interactive voice response systems, kiosks, personal digital assistants, CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs are creating opportunities for patients and providers to benefit from access to e-health applications in nontraditional settings.
Physicians are notoriously out of the loop when it comes to computers and electronic transfer of information, which the legislation calls for, so Chenault and her staff focused on the technical challenges-not using me usual scare tactics but instead offering to school subscribers on such topics as secure e-mail (for transferring patient records, for example) and other emerging e-health technologies.
At the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting, held in New York City, SES announced its Commitment to Action, in the form of the e-health platform SATMED.
The strategic value of e-health in the development of greater European cohesion was recognised by EU health ministers, via the signing of an institutional declaration on the occasion of an e-health ministerial conference, held in Barcelona on 15 March, under the auspices of the Spanish EU Presidency and the European Commission.
Meeting the needs of the Australian public and ensuring that e-health systems meet consumer expectations of safety, quality and security is paramount to the success of e-health for Australia.
E-health care information systems; an introduction for students and professionals.
Physicians seeking a one-stop source for the best information on e-health need look no further than ACPE's E-Health Resource Center.
With the limited results and slow user adoption rates in e-health, some are predicting its end as well.
Contract notice: Communications, e-health authority.