oa CSIR Science Scope - Supporting the South African healthcare system with e-health technologies : health
|Article Title||Supporting the South African healthcare system with e-health technologies : health|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||34 - 35|
E-health - the use of information and communications technology in healthcare - is imperative for South Africa's re-engineering of its primary healthcare system and the development of a National Health Insurance system. The CSIR has been actively involved in various e-health initiatives, including the development of norms and standards for e-health, the implementation of a national patient registration system and the assessment of existing health information systems.
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