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The EU must consider the risks and budget impact of its e-health drive

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Executive Summary

The latest EU drive to implement a cohesive and comprehensive plan for the introduction of an electronic health system across the Community is laudable and a definitive cost-saver in the long term. But the recently-published brochure from the Swedish presidency, entitled “eHealth for a healthier Europe” is as remarkable for its clear recommendations as it is for its self-confessed exclusions.






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