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TitleeHealth key issues in portuguese public hospitals
Author(s)Correia, Ricardo Cruz
Nascimento, José Carlos
Sousa, Rui Dinis
O'Neill, Henrique
KeywordsPublic portuguese hospitals
e-Health key issues
Hospital managers
Health professionals
IT/IS professionals
Shared perceptions
Health informatics
Issue date2011
JournalProceedings - IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems
CitationCruz-Correia, R.; Nascimento, J.C.; Sousa, R.D.; O’Neill, H.; "eHealth Key Issues in Portuguese Public Hospitals," Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), 25th International Symposium on, 2012
Abstract(s)Hospital managers, health and IT Professionals have their work increasingly supported and dependent on information systems and technologies. To be more effective and efficient in the way health care is delivered, considerable improvements in health information systems and technologies still have to be made at the local and national levels. This is a study that seeks for a deeper understanding of the Portuguese hospitals main stakeholder’s concerns regarding their interaction with Information Technology, so opportunities for improvement can be later identified. Seven public hospitals have been selected to participate in this study. In each hospital, managers, IT and health professional were interviewed leading to the discussion of some global and shared perceptions that resulted in a list of eHealth key issues in public Portuguese hospitals.
TypeConference paper
Publisher version
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CAlg - Artigos em livros de atas/Papers in proceedings
DSI - Engenharia e Gestão de Sistemas de Informação

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