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e-Health standards and interoperability

E-health systems can potentially transform healthcare through mobile health delivery, personalized medicine, and social media e-health applications. Reaching the potential for advancements in e-health will only be achieved through information and communication technology standards efforts that facilitate interoperability among systems and devices, provide unqualified privacy and security, address the unique needs of the developing world, and leverage existing ubiquitous technologies such as social media applications and mobile devices.