The Economic Importance of Using of ICT in the Health System Cover Image

Ekonomický význam využívania informačno--komunikačných technológií v systéme zdravotníctva
The Economic Importance of Using of ICT in the Health System

Author(s): Beáta Gavurová, Antiono José Balloni, Michal Šoltés
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Ekonomický ústav SAV a Prognostický ústav SAV
Keywords: healthcare; public health electronization; determinants of healthcare; e-medicine; tele-medicine; e-commerce in public health; state health politics

Summary/Abstract: There are clear disparities between the health needs of residents and the financial sources of the public health system. The basic determinants of their formation is a development of health needs that is caused by age extension, increase in chronic diseases, as well as by increasing demands of the residents on healthcare services. The expenses related to the provision of healthcare may be increased by suitable implementation of e-Health project. The aim of this contribution is to evaluate the use of ICT in the health facilities in Slovakia as a basis of their effective strategic control. On the set platform we specified the disparities among the health facilities in the analyzed region may be specified on the basis of the platform and also it is possible to determine the decisive determinants that influence their further development.

  • Issue Year: 62/2014
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 83-104
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Slovak