"ICT and eHealth use among General Practitioners in Europe" as a key note speech at the ePractice Mid-Term workshop

On May 19, 2008, one year after its launch, the ePractice.eu portal celebrated a Mid-Term workshop. Werner B. Korte, empirica gave the key note speech on eHealth by way of presenting results of the study "ICT and eHealth use among General Practitioners in Europe" carried out for the European Commission DG INFSO and Media. The study included a survey of almost 7,000 primary care physicians on their use of ICT and internet for communication with patients and between primary and secondary care and other health agencies was carried out in 2007 in all 27 Member States of the European Union and in Norway and Iceland. The one-day event was held in Brussels, in the European Commission’s premises, with the presence of high-level officials responsible of the eGovernment, eInclusion and eHealth European policies and relevant experts from the private and public sectors.