Global Observatory for eHealth


eHealth strategy

This document is an update to the original ICT in the National Health System - Healthcare Online programme. It covers the National Health System basic data, progress regarding healthcare centres connectivity, the electronic prescription program, electronic health records and outlines how eHealth fits into the Avanza Plan. The Avanza Plan was an initiative launched by the Spanish government to accelerate Spain's integration into the Information Society, to increase productivity, strengthen the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector, promote R&D and consolidate modern and interoperable public services based on ICT use. Since 2006, all the various Ministries and all the Regional Health Services have been working together on the development of the Online Healthcare program.

Date of publication: 2010

Additional/supplementary information

Date URLs last accessed: 25 April 2016