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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 1-24
http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/2040-2295.2.1.1
Research Article

The ISO/EN 13606 Standard for the Interoperable Exchange of Electronic Health Records

Pilar Muñoz,1 Jesús D. Trigo,1 Ignacio Martínez,1 Adolfo Muñoz,2 Javier Escayola,1 and José García1

1Aragon Institute for Engineering Research (I3A), University of Zaragoza (UZ), Spain
2Telemedicine and Information Society Department, Health Institute “Carlos III” (ISCIII), Madrid, Spain

Received 1 July 2010; Accepted 1 December 2010

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