Use of information and communication technology in health care

Hermie J. Hermens, Miriam M.R. Vollenbroek-Hutten, Hans K.C. Bloo, Rianne H.A. Huis in 't Veld

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    This report describes the possibilities of information and communication technology in healthcare. Attention is paid of how ICT can support the communication between health care professional mutually as well as the communication between professionals and patients. Besides this some barriers that hampers implementation in everyday healthcare practice are described.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMedical and Care Compunetics 2
    EditorsLodewijk Bos, Swamy Laxminarayan, Andy Marsh
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam, The Netherlands
    PublisherIOS Press
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-60750-119-0
    ISBN (Print)978-1-58603-520-4
    Publication statusPublished - 2005

    Publication series

    NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
    PublisherIOS Press
    ISSN (Print)0926-9630


    • Teleconsultation
    • Telemonitoring
    • Information availability
    • Tele treatment


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