E-health records and future healthcare

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2010;151:30-42.


This chapter gives an educational overview of: * Data collected, stored in health records and used for multiple purposes * Electronic health records and how these are likely to influence our future * Personal health records * Clinical systems and their relationship to national data collections * Potential future use of new technologies.

MeSH terms

  • Databases as Topic
  • Delivery of Health Care / trends*
  • Electronic Health Records* / organization & administration
  • Electronic Health Records* / standards
  • Forms and Records Control / organization & administration
  • Humans
  • Internet