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Use Case (2013) Peer Review Finnish eHealth Strategy

In early 2013, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of Finland requested an expert peer review of the Finnish eHealth Strategy and Action Plan. It was organised by the European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) in the context of the EHTELconnect service package. The meeting took place in Helsinki, Finland, on 26/27 February 2013. The report has been published by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of Finland.

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[PDF] Report on EHTELconnect Peer Review "eHealth Strategy and Action Plan of Finland in a European Context" (published by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of Finland) [PDF] :

In early 2013, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of Finland requested an expert peer review of the Finnish eHealth Strategy and Action Plan. It was organised by the European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) in the context of the EHTELconnect service package. The meeting took place in Helsinki, Finland, on 26/27 February 2013. Finnish plans and achievements were introduced by 15 Finnish presenters from the Ministry, the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (KELA). The peers - invited and coordinated by EHTEL - were ten senior experts from a range of European, and nearby, countries, including three members of the EHTEL team (Marc Lange, Diane Whitehouse and Stephan Schug). The report "eHealth Strategy and Action Plan of Finland in a European Context - compiled by Diane Whitehouse and Stephan Schug of EHTEL - has been published by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of Finland. The summarises the proceedings of the peer review meeting and its conclusions: These are given in Chapter 10 of the document in the form of a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis. This analysis highlights the main opportunities for progressing Finland's health and social care domains through a well-conceived eHealth deployment.

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Press Release by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of Finland
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