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Hong Kong launches public consultation on e-health records

Xinghui Guo, Asia Pacific Futuregov

“The Hong Kong government yesterday (12 December 2011) launched a two-month long public consultation to solicit views on the legal, privacy and security framework for electronic health record (eHR) sharing.
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13 December 2011 | No Comments »
Categories: News | Country: Hong Kong | EHR: EHR, EHR Hong Kong | Tag(s): Legal, Privacy, Record Sharing, Security

Hong Kong starts second stage EHR engagement

Jianggan Li, FutureGov

“Hong Kong Government has launched the second stage of its Electronic Health Record (eHR) Engagement Initiative (EEI), with two briefing sessions held recently to invite the IT sector in the territory to submit partnership proposals for eHR partnership.
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21 December 2010 | No Comments »
Categories: News | Country: Hong Kong | EHR: EHR, EHR Hong Kong | Tag(s): Data Storage

A survey of older Hong Kong people’s perceptions of telecommunication technologies and telecare devices

Lai CK et al, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 16(8)

We investigated how older Hong Kong people perceive the application of telecommunication technologies in products that could enhance their safety at home. The telecare devices in the present study were: (1) the Personal Emergency Link Service (PELS), a 24-hour personal emergency link service; (2) a home-based non-intrusive motion monitoring system; and (3) a wearable vital signs monitoring system. Data were collected from a convenience sample of 368 elderly persons aged 65 years or above from 15 District Elderly Community Centres in Hong Kong, through a structured questionnaire administered during face-to-face interviews by trained interviewers.
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26 November 2010 | No Comments »
Categories: Science | Country: Hong Kong | Tag(s): Awareness, Devices, Elderly, Telecare, Telemedicine

Experiences Sharing of Implementing Template-Based Electronic Medical Record System (TEMRS) in a Hong Kong Medical Organization

Ting, S. L. et al, Journal of Medical Systems, 2010

This paper aims to investigate the efficacy and feasibility of Template-based Electronic Medical Record System (TEMRS) and factors for its successful implementation. A TEMRS was designed and implemented in one core clinic of a Hong Kong professional multi-disciplinary medical services provider with four core clinics located in different parts of Hong Kong. Eight doctors participated in the study. Surveys and interviews were conducted to acquire the users’ feedback and satisfaction level. The design, development, and the factors related to the success of the implementation of TEMRS were analyzed.
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3 February 2010 | No Comments »
Categories: Science | Country: Hong Kong | EHR: EHR, EHR Hong Kong | Tag(s): emr, Implementation

Survey: Hong Kong private docs not ready for e-health record

Computerworld Hong Kong staff, The Industry Standard

“Nearly 80 percent of private doctors in Hong Kong feel they lack IT know-how and relevant training when it comes to e-health record,
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30 June 2009 | No Comments »
Categories: News | Country: Hong Kong | EHR: EHR, EHR Hong Kong | Tag(s):

Hong Kong plans e-health records

Jon Hoeksma, e-Health Europe

“Hong Kong’s Food and Health Bureau has set out healthcare reform plans that include proposals to develop a Hong Kong-wide electronic patient record-sharing system.
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4 March 2009 | No Comments »
Categories: News | Country: Hong Kong | EHR: EHR, EHR Hong Kong | Tag(s): Data Sharing, open standards, Smart Card

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