Community Research and Development Information Service - CORDIS


Economic and productivity impact of eHealth, 2004/S 159-137695, Contract notice, Services

Funded under: FP6-IST


The object of the contract is to provide the Information Society Directorate General of the Commission with a study emphasizing in the impact of eHealth services. This involves the following issues:
1) To contribute to the actions of the eHealth Communication action plan that deal with collection and dissemination of best practices. The specific objectives are:
- to identify bets practices in the eHealth area in the Member States, in particular those that contribute to improved efficiency and cost benefits,
- to identify best practices related to conformance testing and accreditation or certification of eHealth products and services.
2) To describe the state of the art in assessment of eHealth systems and services by examining existing methodologies and approaches.
3) To propose a common approach assessment and evaluation, including specific quantitive indicators, for categories of eHealth products and services, focussing on efficiency and economic benefits.
4) Apply the chosen methods to a limited number of sites - hospitals or regional networks (approximately 10 sites and present the findings).

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Record Number: 6200 / Last updated on: 2004-09-02
Category: CALL