AZERBAIJAN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
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ESSENCE, OPPORTUNITIES AND SCIENTIFIC PROBLEMS OF E-MEDICINE
Rasim M. Alguliyev, Masuma H. Mammadova

The article examines the factors and trends defining the necessity of the formation of electronic medicine. It also highlights the purpose, essence and capabilities of e- medicine. Moreover, the international experience in the field of e-medicine and the situation with its formation in Azerbaijan are reviewed. The weaknesses of the scientific basis for informatization of health are mentioned, and the improvement of e-medicine through the solution of problems requiring scientific support are identified. Suggestions on the development of e-medicine in Azerbaijan are put forward (pp.3-17).

Key words: e-health, e-medicine, person-oriented approach, electronic health records, scientific problems of e-medicine.