NHS Scotland eHealth Strategy 2008 - 2011 Launched

NHS Scotland eHealth Strategy 2008 - 2011The eHealth Strategy for 2008 - 2011 was formally launched by Nicola Sturgeon at this year's NHS Scotland Event. The vision for eHealth supports the goals as set out in the Better Health Better Care Action Plan. This is about exploiting the power of electronic information to help ensure that patients get the right care, involving the right clinicians, at the right time, to deliver the right outcomes. It is therefore as much about transforming traditional processes as it is about technology.

Ms Sturgeon said, "Building for the future means an investment in new technology. Our eHealth Strategy demonstrates how we intend to harness the opportunities of new technology to enhance patient care. Over the next three years this will allow us to build the platform for an electronic patient record that will support the patient and improve their experience of care throughout their healthcare journey."

Download NHS Scotland eHealth Strategy 2008 - 2011 (.pdf, 2.12MB).

Download from the eHealthNews.EU Portal's mirror: NHS Scotland eHealth Strategy 2008 - 2011 (.pdf, 2.12MB).

For further information, please visit:

Most Popular Now

MRI Predict Intelligence Levels in Child…

A group of researchers from the Skoltech Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering (CDISE) took 4th place in the international MRI-based adolescent intelligence prediction competition. For the first...

Pros and Cons of Mommy Mobile Apps

Mobile phone apps are increasingly being used to support breastfeeding decisions - sometimes at a cost, a Flinders University study indicates. The objective approach of most infant feeding (IF) apps...

Finally, Machine Learning Interprets Gen…

In this age of "big data," artificial intelligence (AI) has become a valuable ally for scientists. Machine learning algorithms, for instance, are helping biologists make sense of the dizzying number...

Philips Expands its Range of Consumer-Fo…

At CES 2020, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced its expansion of personalized consumer health solutions that help shape the industry of...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can Detect …

A new technology for detecting low glucose levels via ECG using a non-invasive wearable sensor, which with the latest Artificial Intelligence can detect hypoglycaemic events from raw ECG signals has...

Gloucestershire Hospitals Announce Signi…

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with the first elements of its Allscripts Sunrise electronic patient record just five months after signing a contract with the company. The trust...

Bayer and Exscientia Collaborate to Leve…

Bayer and Exscientia Ltd., a UK-based Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven drug discovery company, have entered into a three-year, multi-target collaboration. The partners will work on early research projects combining Exscientia's proprietary...

A Better Testing Method for Patients wit…

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that manifests through symptoms such as tremor, slow movements, limb rigidity and gait and balance problems. As such, nearly all diagnostic testing revolves around...

Smartphone Cameras can Speed Up Urinary …

Biological Engineers at the University of Bath have developed a test that could help medics quickly diagnose urinary tract infections (UTIs), using a normal smartphone camera. Similar in principle to...