Welcome at the Research Division for eHealth and Telemedicine!
The Research Division for eHealth and Telemedicine (EHTM) is an academic institution at the University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology (UMIT). It was organized in 2007 for the purposes of scientific analyses and research in new innovative methods and technologies in the eHealth area with the ultimate aim of improving the health and well-being of people and development of integrated system of care that incorporate medicine, medical and health education, health management and public health.
The Research Division for eHealth and Telemedicine offers comprehensive expertise in the field of high-quality Electronic Health Records (EHR) respectively health information systems and trans-organizational information exchange. Research topics include: development and implementation of trans-institutional information systems (including EHRs); the support of medical information exchange and information management between different healthcare providers, EHR security and EHR standardization. Furthermore the domains of patient empowerment, quality assurance and quality certification of EHRs are core fields of activities.