e-health

E-Health

The development of the Internet and new technologies has resulted the use of modern information and communication technologies in the healthcare system and aims to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care. Thus, new approaches to medical treatment and challenging legal questions have appeared. The legal environment for telemedicine services is now being developed and many issues are subject of controversial debate between the various interest groups, raising a number of legal concerns.

 

E-health applications

E-health applications and Greek data protection law. It was only after year 2010 that Greek patients got a unique social security identification number. Until then insured citizens were identified only through the number of their health booklets given by their various social security organizations. Law 3892/2010 set an electronic system of public health, and today the bigger part of it has been already implemented.

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