Dutch hospitals are going to exchange information with foreign
Hospitals in the Netherlands for the first time, results of treatments share them instantly with hospitals abroad.
The St. Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein and Utrecht and the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam want to get there faster find out how treatments can improve. That Trouw on Thursday.
In the exchange of patient records not be mailed, but will be a part of anonymous characteristic of the data exchanged.
The cooperation would be faster results than research, which is often years takes. Also, the exchange can be particularly useful for diseases that occur infrequently. The comparison can eventually lead to the redirection of the care in the hospitals.
The hospitals make Thursday right known patients with sarcoidosis, a disease in which spontaneous inflammation in different organs, compared with patients in Leuven, London, Cincinnati and Cleveland. After the first results, says the Antonius Hospital in the newspaper with the care partly.