This database is the official source for global information and communication technology (ICT) statistics based on the collection, verification and harmonization of telecommunication/ICT statistics in approximately 200 economies worldwide.
WHO launched GOe as an initiative dedicated to the study of eHealth – its evolution and impact on health in countries. The observatory model combines WHO coordination regionally and at headquarters to monitor the development of eHealth worldwide, with an emphasis on individual countries.
IHME provides comparable measurements for some of the most important health issues and evaluates the strategies used to address them. It also helps to find ways to improve the monitoring of population health.
The JRC provides independent scientific advice and support to EU policy. This website includes a compilation of a large number of databases focused on health and consumer protection. These resources are available either to all members of the public or to specific research groups.
This large database contains primary research, studies and evidence reviews of health promotion reviews and randomized and non-randomized controlled trials of public health and health promotion interventions.
This interactive platform is a digital compendium of major health databases and initiatives which allows policy-makers, researchers and health care professionals access to health data as well as methodically reporting sources of health information.
The eHealth Action Plan provides a roadmap for EU Member State collaboration, with a defined vision for eHealth in Europe that is in line with the objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy and the Digital Agenda for Europe. The Plan aims to empower patients and health care workers by providing smarter, safer and more patient-centred health services and focusing on mHealth.
IHE technical frameworks give an overview of health care imaging and information systems that are relevant for developers and implementers. They also specify the established standards to achieve effective systems integration by facilitating appropriate sharing of medical information and optimal patient care.
This Health Metrics Network Framework focuses on standardizing health information system development and provides a roadmap for strengthening health information systems and improved health information at national and global levels.
This report gives a systematic review of scientific literature that evaluates the effectiveness of eLearning for undergraduate health professional education. It offers insights into advantages and disadvantages of eLearning and an overview of how the quality of eLearning can be measured.
The series gives an overview of the technologies likely to be suitable for use in less resourced settings and presents a snapshot of several health technologies that may have the potential to improve health outcomes and quality of life.
This report provides an overview of eHealth implementation in European hospitals, including key results, best practices and lessons learned. Data analysis is from surveys of 906 acute hospitals in 28 EU Member States and Norway.
This report provides an overview of the benefits of ICT in routine health care settings. It analyses the annual benefits of implementing eHealth solutions to establish the benefits to citizens and whether eHealth is worth its cost.
As a follow-up to the 2006 eHealth is worth it report, this report adds knowledge about the potential of eHealth in health care reform programmes through well-founded empirical evidence, containing eleven case study reports.