Healthcare Services are typically organised on a national level, yet there are cases where patients require care while abroad. Cross-border eHealth interoperability will help ensure clinicians have the data they need to manage such patients safely, yet it is also important to establish a rigorous business case if these services are to be sustained, as Professor Dipak Kalra explains.
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Professor Dipak Kalra is President of the European Institute For Innovation Through Health Data,while he also servesas President of the the European Institute for Health Records (EuroRec), Professor of Health Informatics at University College London and Visiting Professor of Health Informatics at the University of Gent.