A Holistic Vision of Medical Services and Information Support System Based on E-Healthcare Framework
Nowadays, Romania suffers a huge reform process in Health domain. In this context, there is a strong need to find efficient solutions to improve of the quality of medical services and to find an adequate calculation method for financing in order to equilibrate the relationship between the health care providers the patients satisfaction the cost for the service the final financing entity of the medical service. The integration of specific Information Technologies in this whole process is of a major importance that contributes to reaching the proposed target. On one hand, the institution responsible for establishing and documenting the tariffs for the medical services is involved in the relations: public financing body of health care medical services provider refunding of the contractual tariff. On the other hand, the relevant data and information are managed by the pylons of the Health System (composed by family medicine cabinet, hospital units, ambulatory medical units, laboratories etc.). Thus, it becomes crucial that both of the above mentioned perspectives to form, in this process, a whole.
N. Costetchi et al., "A Holistic Vision of Medical Services and Information Support System Based on E-Healthcare Framework", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 436, pp. 497-504, 2013