I live in a small country: Sweden has the population of Michigan on the land area of California, so you shouldn’t really have even heard of us. But I guess that ABBA, IKEA, H&M and the Nobel Prize sort of helps :).
Living in a small country of course has both pros and cons, and I will focus on the pros here. As a result of being a vocal ePatient in a small country, I am now involved in healthcare policy discussions on the highest levels and that is why I am posting here today, hoping for your help. I am trying to get a better understanding for the area of health IT, and especially electronic health records (EHR).
Could you help me with the following questions?
- What is the status of standards in the area of EHR:
- In the US?
- In Sweden?
- In the rest of the world?
- What is the status of openEHR? Has it been implemented on a large scale anywhere?
- What would your dream EHR/PHR look like?
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