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    Swedish Government Presents eHealth Report Date added: 16/07/2009Tags: eHealth, EU, patient safety

    As part of its EU presidency the Swedish government have presented a report on eHealth. It focuses on the impact on healthcare in general by introducing eHealth, but also the effects of not doing so. For instance it is concluded that eHealth is not anymore an issue of technology but rather implementation. The study have focused on six EU states, Czech, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Spain and Great Britain. The report shows that in these countries significant savings and increased patient security can be obtained by introducing eHealth solutions in the day-to-day healthcare practice. The study was conducted by Gartner on behalf of The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs in Sweden. For the Swedish government, eHealth is considered one of the top priority issues during the Swedish EU presidency in 2009. Read more

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