The e-Health Landscape: Current Status and Future Prospects in Korea

Myoungho Lee; Se Dong Min; Hang Sik Shin; Byung Woo Lee; Jin Kwon Kim
May 2009
Telemedicine & e-Health;May2009, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p362
Academic Journal
Since the establishment of the Korea e-Health Association in 2003 by the Korean Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Energy, four related government departments in the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Ministry of Information and Communication, Ministry of National Defense, and also the Ministry of Science and Technology have joined in planning and promoting e-health applications. Standardization, law and policy planning, human resources development, research and development for e-health products, and international collaboration are the five elements for the development with the intent of global dominance by 2013 through government investment of 1.8 billion USD.


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