Development of electronic healthcare in Kazakhstan as a factor of improving the quality of medical services


Keywords: healthcare; information technologies; medical information technologies; digitalization of healthcare; e-health.

Abstract

The relevance of the article is determined by the priority of the task of improving the quality and availability of medical care to the population, improving medical education and the health care management system, in the context of the systemic implementation of e-health technologies. According to WHO terminology, e-health involves the use of information and communication technologies not only in the health care system, but also covers public health, health management, financial and economic, educational and scientific aspects related to this area. The article deals with the development of digital health care in Kazakhstan, the pace of development of which allows us to predict with confidence the intensive development of smart medicine in the future. The main stages of digitalization of health care were considered, while the main trends that characterize the features and problems of its development at the present stage were highlighted. It is expected that the introduction of information communication technologies into the health care system will allow a new level of quality of medical care provided to the population. The introduction of e-health technologies will allow remote monitoring of the population, increase patient awareness, improve access to health care, especially in remote areas.

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Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1995). URL: http://adilet.zan.kz/ rus/docs/[In Russian]
President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Leader of the Nation N.A. Nazarbayev to the people of Kazakhstan Address «The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness», Astana, December 14, 2012 [In Kazakh, Russian]
The state program «Information Kazakhstan 2020» [In Russian]
The concept of development of e-health of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2013-2020 [In Russian]

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2019-02-28
How to Cite
Arynova, Z., & Baiguzhinova, L. (2019). Development of electronic healthcare in Kazakhstan as a factor of improving the quality of medical services. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 31(1), 3-6. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.33531/farplss.2019.1.01