The new solution, which will be launched in Estonia in the summer of 2022, will simplify the work of doctors and other health care workersprofessionals, providing quick access to a summary of the health data of a foreign citizen in a critical situation. This means that if a person is involved in an accident and is unable to give explanations or does not know the local language, the doctor can get basic information about his or her critical health data (drug allergies, recent surgeries, etc.), and is therefore enabled to ensure better treatment.Read more Cross-border exchange of patient’s health data
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TEHIK manages over 40 databases, thanks to which we can create essential e-services for almost 1,3 million people. For that, we use state-of-the-art and secure infotechnological solutions and cooperate with the best companies of private sector.
We make the essential e-services in the fields of health, social security and labour accessible for all and work towards solutions that are fast, simple and hassle-free. We value time and we believe people should not spend unnecessary time for communicating with the state.
The e-service developed for the Social Insurance Board helps people to get the needed medical appliances faster and cheaper. We no longer work with data on paper. This is more convenient for our customers and our employees and ensures that the service is received faster. Read more E-service for medical appliances
Since May 2020, family physicians and nurses can use the decision support system of clinical decisions that enables to receive patient-based recommendations to their desktop and helps reach quality decisions faster. The clinical decision support system is the first one of its kind in Estonia, as it gathers and analyses people’s data, e.g., the diagnoses of the last five years, prescribed medicines, analyses, blood pressure measurements, lifestyle indicators and genetic risk scores.Read more The decision support of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund
The Register of Medicinal Products is a state register, the purpose of which is to keep account of all medicinal products and their packages sold in Estonia. For creating a more user-friendly and modern environment, the webpage of the Register of Medicinal Products was renewed in 2020. During the upgrade, the search system became much more convenient, making it easier to search for information related to medicines from both the phone and the computer. For the process, a working group was established consisting of family physicians, citizens and pharmacists, who tested the new solution in web and mobile view.Read more Ravimiregister.ee - Register of Medicinal Products
In Estonia, approximately 15,500 deaths are reported in a year. As a result of the e-report of death project, death-related data began to be exchanged digitally between institutions and relatives of the deceased were freed from the bureaucracy.Read more E-report of death
The project created an application for managing the lists of raw data and laboratory analyses encoded in the LOINC standard.Read more The application for managing the e-laboratory
SamTrack is an information system that helps make drug-related procedures faster and more convenient.Read more Information system for proceedings connected to medicinal products: SamTrack
TALIS – the information system of the Health Board's laboratories helps to get rid of obsolete technological solutions in the fields of food chemistry, microbiology, cosmetics and clinical microbiology, and enables the transition to electronic procedures, higher service quality and cost savings through new technological solutions.Read more The information system of the laboratories of the Health Board: TALIS
Since August 2022, the information system of the Health Board has a new content and form. Today, the information system includes the state register of health care workers, the state register of activity licenses for the provision of health care services, and the state register of pharmacists. The new unified database will be called the Information System for Health Management (MEDRE 2).Read more Healthcare management information system: MEDRE
With the spread of COVID-19, health data become more important than ever, leading to decisions that affected all walks of life and the implementation of new COVID-19 restrictions. As such health information is managed by TEHIK and in order to provide fast and comprehensive information on COVID-19 patients to crisis managers, researchers and the media, TEHIK started to publish it as open data for the first time in Estonian medical history. In parallel with the start of COVID-19 vaccination, TEHIK also started to release vaccination information as open data.Read more COVID-19 open data
The health information system that turned 12 in 2021 is one of the flagships of the Estonian digital state. During these years, digital solutions have become a part of everyday life in the health care sector. Spreading information via e-channels, be it e-consultation, digital prescription, remote services or other solutions, have changed the way health care services are consumed. Taking into account the speed of digital development, the current system has started to limit the development of e-health in Estonia. UpTIS - the next development leap for the health information systemRead more New generation health information system (upTIS)
The health information system is a central national database that enables health care service providers, e.g., doctors and nurses, to exchange data and see the data inserted by other medical professionals. Health care service providers are obligated to insert the data to the health information system. The data in the health information system is also visible to the patient via the Health Portal. The health information system was created already in 2008. The owner of the database or the controller of the database is the Ministry of Social Affairs, who has authorised TEHIK to develop and manage the system.Read more Health information system