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What is eHealth or E-Health

Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine
A concept comprising all applications used at the level of information technology, including the Internet, to enable more efficient patient care, thereby improving access and the quality of management of clinical processes. The Electronic Health Record is part of this set of tools.
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Opportunities and Challenges for Electronic Health Record: Concepts, Costs, Benefits, and Regulation
Marc Jacquinet (Universidade Aberta, Portugal) and Henrique Curado (Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde do Porto, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal)
Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9978-6.ch075
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