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Economic impact of interoperable electronic health record and ePrescription in Europe, 2007/S 100-122426, Contract notice

Funded under: FP7-ICT

Abstract

The subject of the contract is provision of a study on economic aspects of eHealth in general and more specifically in relation to electronic health records and ePrescribing solutions. The specific goals of the study are:
1) to identify practices that represent best practices - both at a general level and particularly in economic terms - in terms of the implementation of interoperable electronic health records and ePrescription in Europe;
2) to apply state-of-the-art evaluation methodologies and approaches focusing on efficiency and economic benefits in implementation of electronic health records and ePrescription solutions;
3) to apply the chosen methods to a limited number of sites (approximately 10) - within the secondary care sphere, hospitals or regional health networks in a range of Member States, analyse, and present the findings.

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Record Number: 8533 / Last updated on: 2007-06-01
Category: CALL