WHO Report - eHealth in the WHO European Region 2016

Source: From Innovation to Implementation: eHealth in the WHO European Region. World Health Organization 2016. Available here.

Hospitals' eHealth Deployment Composite Index and number of CT scanners per 100,000 population

Source: EC JRC 2011 / Codagnone, C., and Lupiañez-Villanueva, F. A; composite index for benchmarking eHealth deployment in European acute hospitals: distilling reality into a manageable form for evidence-based policy. JRC Scientific and Technical Reports, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg 2011. Available here.

Departmental Electronic Patient Record Systems' interoperability problems at 688 European hospitals, 2011

Source: EC DG INFSO 2011 / Deloitte & Ipsos. eHealth Benchmarking III. Final report. European Commission Information Society and Media Directorate-General. 2011. Available here.

Use of different technologies by hospital size

Source: EC DG INFSO 2011 / Deloitte & Ipsos. eHealth Benchmarking III. Final report. European Commission Information Society and Media Directorate-General. 2011. Available here.

Availability of PACS by country

Source: EC DG INFSO 2011 / Deloitte & Ipsos. eHealth Benchmarking III. Final report. European Commission Information Society and Media Directorate-General. 2011. Available here.

PACS accessibility

Source: EC DG INFSO 2011 / Deloitte & Ipsos. eHealth Benchmarking III. Final report. European Commission Information Society and Media Directorate-General. 2011. Available here.

Ultrasound Survey – organisation and practice of radiological ultrasound in Europe

Source: European Society of Radiology (2013). Organisation and practice of radiological ultrasound in Europe: a survey by the ESR Working Group on Ultrasound. In Insights into Imaging, August 2013, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp. 401-407. Available here.

Survey Methodology:  A survey containing 38 questions and divided into four groups was developed and made available online. The questionnaire was sent to over 1,000 heads of radiology departments in Europe. Of the 1,038 radiologists asked to participate in this survey, 123 responded. Excluding the 125 invitations to the survey that could not be delivered, the response rate was 13 %.
A list of the nationalities of respondents is available here.

European Teleradiology now and in the future: results of an online survey

- Current usage of teleradiology

- Advantages of teleradiology in general

- Reasons for outsourcing radiological examinations

- Disadvantages of teleradiology outsourcing

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- Possible threats and dangers of teleradiology outsourcing

Source: E.R. Ranschaert and F.H. Barneveld Binkhuysen, European Teleradiology now and in the future: results of an online survey. In Insights into Imaging (2013) 4:93-102, published 18 December 2012. Available here.

European Commission study on national laws on electronic health records, 2014

- Health data to be included in EHRs

- Requirements on institutions hosting and managing EHRs

- Patient consent

- Creation, access and update of EHRs

- Secondary use of health data

- Interoperability

Source: Overview of the national laws on electronic health records in the EU Member States and their interaction with the provision of cross-border eHealth services - Final report and recommendations (Contract 2013 63 02). Available here.