Digitalisation bill paves way for health reform

The government has adopted a bill on the digitalisation of healthcare, the first part of a planned health reform package that is supposed to thoroughly change how the system is financed and managed.

From next year, all public healthcare providers will have to send medical paperwork to a single IT healthcare system called eKarton (eRecord) that will be managed by a new state-owned company.

Full implementation is scheduled for 2026 if everything goes according to plan.

While there is no question that digitalisation is needed, some concerns have been raised about the...

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