WHAT IS E-HEALTH?
E-health is the use of information technology in healthcare, across a wide variety of applications for physicians, patient, and healthcare systems.
THE PROMISE AND POTENTIAL OF E-HEALTH
PAYMENT AND REIMBURSEMENT OF E-HEALTH SOLUTIONS
E-HEALTH AND THE NEED FOR REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS
Building strong regulatory frameworks to provide clarity on medical device regulations, interoperability standards, and data use will encourage e-health development.
The Technological and Behavioural Barriers
Other barriers to widespread adoption of e-health solutions include a number of technological and behavioural issues.
Spotlight on Prevention: When, Who and How?
Unhealthy lifestyles and lack of physical activity are key factors in the development of chronic diseases. Early prevention and diagnosis, better education, and above all collaboration among governments, patient organizations, and industry are crucial to prevent chronic diseases from arising.