When Telemedicine Does Deliver!: IT-Strategist, County Council of Uppsala

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When Telemedicine Does Deliver!: IT-Strategist, County Council of Uppsala. Eklund B. eHealth week 2010 (Barcelona: CCIB Convention Centre; 2010)

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When Telemedicine Does Deliver!: IT-Strategist, County Council of Uppsala

  1. 1. Benny Eklund IT-Strategist, County Council of Uppsala
  2. 2. Experiences from Sweden when patients get on line access to the Medical Record
  3. 3. Milestones • SUSTAINS Project started in 1997 (EU-funded) • Getting the Electronic Health Records on line for the Patient • It initiated a long process in Sweden which led to changing the legislation. New law since 1st July 2008
  4. 4. Experiences after 6 years use at a GP surgery • Secure • Easily implemented in General Practice • Found usable by patient and doctor • Improves quality of the EHR and the doctor- patient relationship • Empowers the patient • The doctor Saves time
  5. 5. One Example…
  6. 6. The Swedish Data Inspection Board
  7. 7. Possible services • Mask sensitive data • Track referrals • Examine the EHR • Change GP (when moving or similar) • Book or rebook a consultation • Pay a consultation fee • Ask a question to the GP • Fill out a Health Declaration Form • Print out drug and lab result list before traveling abroad
  8. 8. Managing rights to access the patient’s clinical information • Providers now build up easy-to-access EHRs for increased medical safety and provider efficiency • On the other hand patient must be offered greater control who can access
  9. 9. Four possible patient statements I want the widest possible I want to open it I want to open access! from home! it at the GP’s surgery! Keep it as it is!
  10. 10. Managing rights to access patients’ clinical information • Self service • The patient controls who has the right to access the EHR • Audit • Patients check log by themselves
  11. 11. A major change of attitude among health care providers? • IKEA • Shift of power from physicians to patients • For healthcare providers the benefit is less administration
  12. 12. Patient and doctor – Partners for better Health Care

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