National eHealth Strategy Toolkit
Nonserial Publications
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241548465 ISBN-10    9241548460
Order Number    11500846 Format    Spiral bound
Price    CHF    100.00 / US$    120.00 Developing countries:    CHF    70.00
English     2012        207   pages
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Worldwide, the application of information and communication technologies to support national health-care services is rapidly expanding and increasingly important. This is especially so at a time when all health systems face stringent economic challenges and greater demands to provide more and better care, especially to those most in need.

The National eHealth Strategy Toolkit is an expert, practical guide that provides governments, their ministries and stakeholders with a solid foundation and method for the development and implementation of a national eHealth vision, action plan and monitoring framework. All countries, whatever their level of development, can adapt the Toolkit to suit their own circumstances.

Representing one of the most significant collaborations in recent years between the World Health Organization and the International Telecommunication Union, the Toolkit is a landmark in understanding what eHealth is, what it can do, and why and how it should be applied to health care today.