Digital Healthcare: no longer fantasy, not yet fact


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Digital Healthcare is worth 1.34 billion euros. Innovation progresses, but still slowly. The Electronic Health Record is the major area of investment of 2015. Telemedicine expenditure is still low. Awareness of the Electronic Medical Record is growing but only 5% of citizens has used it and only six Regions have implemented it. 24% of users books examinations and tests online, 15% consults medical documents. Seven prescriptions out of ten are dematerialised. Over half General medical Practitioners use WhatsApp to communicate with patients.

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