The European Commission has launched a call for proposals for a study to benchmark the deployment of e-health services across Europe.
The aim of the study is to develop a standardised survey on the adoption of ICT and eHealth solutions in hospitals.
In the details of the call it is said that the contractor chosen will be expected to liaise with relevant associations and international organisations and analyse similar studies carried out outside Europe, in order also to overcome, as much as possible, semantic and terminological differences.
The study also aims to identify the main challenges and gaps and some best practices in order to support further policy development in the eHealth field in the framework of the initiative that will follow the i2010 strategy.
The study will cover EU27, Norway, Iceland and Croatia.