A CASE STUDY - On Patient Empowerment and Integration of Telemedicine to National Healthcare Services

Surayya Urazimbetova

Abstract

Patient empowerment in the digitalized healthcare can be supported by means of telemedicine. As opposed to Electronic Patient Records developed by a few large business suppliers for healthcare professionals, telemedical applications include innovative solutions of small-medium size suppliers and are targeted at specific groups of patients (e.g., hip operated or dermatology patients) and their care network. Based on an integration experiment we argue that in order to support the national visions for patient empowerment and connectedness of healthcare at the same time, it is necessary to achieve the integration of telemedicine to the national healthcare services on a business logic (functional) integration level. In this paper, (1) we identify the lack of business logic (functional) level integration opportunities for patient oriented telemedical applications with national healthcare services; (2) we summarize on processes, products and organizations which are part of the integration procedure and provide places for shortening the time-to-market of SMBs. (3) we identify the need of supporting telemedicine uptake by extending access rights policies of the confidential patient data to decentralized citizens level access control.

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Urazimbetova S. (2012). A CASE STUDY - On Patient Empowerment and Integration of Telemedicine to National Healthcare Services . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012) ISBN 978-989-8425-88-1, pages 263-269. DOI: 10.5220/0003870902630269


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@conference{healthinf12,
author={Surayya Urazimbetova},
title={A CASE STUDY - On Patient Empowerment and Integration of Telemedicine to National Healthcare Services},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={263-269},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003870902630269},
isbn={978-989-8425-88-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012)
TI - A CASE STUDY - On Patient Empowerment and Integration of Telemedicine to National Healthcare Services
SN - 978-989-8425-88-1
AU - Urazimbetova S.
PY - 2012
SP - 263
EP - 269
DO - 10.5220/0003870902630269