Developing Large-scale Electronic Patient Records Conforming to the openEHR Architecture

Gunnar Ellingsen, Bente Christensen, Line Silsand
2014 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
This paper focuses on one of the first efforts to implement large-scale Electronic Patient Records (EPRs) in Western hospitals conforming to the international openEHR architecture. A key aim with the openEHR architecture is to offer clinical users the possibility to define structured content of the EPR themselves. This is supposed to contribute to interoperability across various health care systems. The paper contributes with empirical insight in the first two years of the process and argues
more » ... t establishing working systems in this area entails huge socio-technical challenges to make such systems work.
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2014.10.144 fatcat:f6khvan4kvgrhhvjylrbgisqda