Evaluating eHealth Interventions: The Need for Continuous Systemic Evaluation

  title={Evaluating eHealth Interventions: The Need for Continuous Systemic Evaluation},
  author={Lorraine Catwell and Aziz Sheikh},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
There is now considerable interest internationally in exploiting the potential of information communication technology (ICT) systems to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of health care. Given that the adoption of ICT systems by health care providers is some 25 to 30 years behind many other private and public sectors [1], there is an understandable sense of urgency with which these eHealth initiatives are now being commissioned, developed, and deployed, typically at considerable… CONTINUE READING
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