Following a few basic rules can dramatically improve the chances of success of e-health projects, just don’t expect to see cash-releasing benefits. This was message given to industry experts gathered in Copenhagen last week for the joint EHTEL/EUROEC symposium by Dr. Karl Stroetmann, head of empirica a German technology research firm.
- A vision, combined with a flexible and pragmatic longer-term strategy and a willingness to learn from failure;
- Previous experience with ICT use, such as working with legacy systems;
- Small iterative steps" towards implementation and routine operation rather than "big bang approaches;
- Securing clinicians’ buy-in" and engagement from the outset.
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