E-Health and M-Health in Kazakhstan

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Faculty of Information Technology
Department of Computer Engineering

Researching analysis report
E-health and m-health in Kazakhstan

Prepared by: Duisenbayeva Assemgul
Baimuhanova Moldir
Abisheva Aizhan
Satybaldy Aidyn

Almaty 2013

Table of contents
Executive Summary....................................................................................3 Study Objectives..........................................................................................4 Methodology.................................................................................................4

eHealth, mhealth and telemedicine in general.................................5 Telemedicine in Kazakhstan...................................................................7 eHealth and mHealth in Kazakhstan....................................................9 Conclusion …..............................................................................................11 Bibliography .............................................................................................12

Executive summary

The purpose of this study was to determine the state of electronic and mobile health in Kazakhstan. Our study also aims to improve the quality, cost, and convenience of the Kazakhstan Health using ICT. The study found that in Kazakhstan, e-health is not developing as we would like, m-health is not developed at all, and telemedicine is in the process of rapid development. The government supports the development of e-health. Proof of this is the launch of a single national health information system (SHIS) (http://www.rcrz.kz/index.php/ru/) There are no high-quality, useful and convenient medical websites in our country. In the study, we identified the following problems in the implementation of mobile and electronic devices in Kazakhstani healthcare: * Kazakh people don’t truth to medicine

* Requires the high level information security
* Mobile phones and computers have negative influence to health * Not anywhere there are good medical personnel
* Old medical personnel don‘t have Computer skills
We found some strategic researching directions:
* Chronic disease(diabetes)
* Oncology
* Online diagnostics
* Online consulting
* Online ambulance
* Different m-Applications

Study objectives
Study objectives were to understand the state of public health in Kazakhstan and how can improve it using information and mobile technology.

Methodology
In our researching study we used two types of methodology: analysis and evaluation.

eHealth, mhealth and telemedicine in general
eHealth - the application of Internet and other related technologies in the healthcare industry to improve the access, efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of clinical and business processes utilized by healthcare organizations, practitioners, patients, and consumers to improve the health status of patients. E-Health is the cost-effective and secure use of information and communication technologies in support of health and health-related fields, including health-care services, health surveillance, health literature, and health education. mHealth is the use of mobile networks and devices in supporting e-care. Emphasizes leveraging health-focused applications on general-purpose tools such as smartphones and Short Message Service (SMS) messaging to drive active health participation by consumers and clinicians." M-health(e-health) goals

* Develop patient-centered healthcare delivery
* Increased self-management of illness
* Alleviate the systemic pressures on the healthcare industry * Reduced number of hospital beds occupied
* Remote monitoring and smart diagnosis
* Improved disease management
* Improved compliance with treatment regimes
Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technologies in order to provide clinical health care at a distance.
Telemedicine is a product...
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