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Patient registries are poorly interoperable and as a result data exchange or aggregation across organizations, regions and countries for secondary purposes (i.e. research and public health) is difficult to perform. PARENT Joint Action aims to provide EU Member States with a set of guidelines, recommendations and tools to support setting-up, management and(More)
AIM To examine the differences in life expectancy and mortality between the populations on Croatian islands and the mainland, and among the islands themselves. METHOD Data on population size and mortality collected in Croatia in 2001 were analyzed by life table and standardized mortality rates. RESULTS Life expectancy at birth (95% confidence interval)(More)
osiguranici Summary A survey of the subjective assessment of quality in the fi eld of family medicine was conducted on a random sample of 50 family medicine teams distributed proportionally across all Croatian counties, and both rural and urban areas. It measured the satisfaction of insurants/patients, i.e. healthcare service users, on the basis of the(More)
AIM To analyze the association between unemployment and the use of preventive health care services in Croatia. METHODS Data on the use of preventive health care services and employment status were taken from the 2003 Croatia Adult Health Survey. A multistage stratified sample design was used to define a representative sample (n=9070 individuals) of the(More)
The lifecycle of medical data and information spans primary data sources to long-term repositories such as patient registries. The latter are yet to take full benefit of the progress in eHealth, facing considerable interoperability challenges that are even more crucial in a cross-border environment. The EU-funded Joint Action PARENT (Cross-border patient(More)
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