Transforming healthcare with information technology in Japan: A review of policy, people, and progress

@article{Abraham2011TransformingHW,
  title={Transforming healthcare with information technology in Japan: A review of policy, people, and progress},
  author={Chon Abraham and Eitaro Nishihara and Miki Akiyama},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2011},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={157-70}
}
PURPOSE Healthcare reform as part of the economic recovery plan in Japan is placing emphasis on the use of healthcare information technology (HIT). This research mainly focuses on the HIT efforts in Japan with reference to the US for context. The purpose is to: (a) provide detail on governmental policy impacting promotion of HIT adoption to provide services to the people of Japan, (b) describe the outcomes of past and present policy impacting progress based on a case study of HIT use in the… CONTINUE READING

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