Event Date/Time: Dec 09, 2009
End Date/Time: Dec 10, 2009
Global health authorities have put healthcare delivery transformation on top of their agenda and are provided stimulus packages to hurry the trend along . Healthcare policy makers and providers are continuing to leverage on health informatics for better efficiency, accuracy and quality in the delivery of healthcare. EHR systems have been proven to increase physician efficiency and reduce costs, as well as promote standardization of care . However, they are accompanied with challenges in interoperability, technology limitations, standardization, confidentiality and privacy of patient information and infrastructure development.