Improvement of Cross-Sector Communication in the Integrated Health Environment

  title={Improvement of Cross-Sector Communication in the Integrated Health Environment},
  author={Hans Demski and Claudia Hildebrand and Anton Brass and Siegfried Jedamzik and Rolf Engelbrecht},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
Patient care is a complex process with different providers located in various institutions co-operating within an integrated health environment. In spite of technical improvements in medical care, patient information is usually exchanged by paper. Digital and timely communication between regional care providers can improve the exchange of information. Different systems and missing data standards are challenges that have to be met. ByMedConnect, a project sponsored by the Bavarian State Ministry… CONTINUE READING