The failed implementation of the electronic prescription in Germany: A case study

Publikation: Beiträge in SammelwerkenAufsätze in KonferenzbändenForschungbegutachtet


Many countries worldwide are striving for improving the quality of care and for reducing costs in the health care sector by establishing large IT infrastructures. In Germany, the introduction of the electronic health card and the national telematics infrastructure is lagging years behind the original schedule. In this paper, we describe and analyze a case study of one selected part of this ultra-large intervention. The selected part is the failed implementation of the electronic prescription. The related activities started in 2003 and ended in 2010 when a decision was made to abandon this part of the intervention. We present a detailed analysis of the project and identify 14 reasons in five categories for the project’s failure. Furthermore, we provide a multi-layered overview of the episodes and sub-projects.
Titel in ÜbersetzungDie gescheiterte Einführung der elektronischen Verordnung in Deutschland - Eine Fallstudie
TitelECIS 2015 Completed Research Papers
Anzahl der Seiten15
VerlagAIS eLibrary
ISBN (elektronisch)978-3-00-050284-2
PublikationsstatusErschienen - 2015
Veranstaltung23rd European Conference on Information Systems - ECIS 2015 - Münster, Deutschland
Dauer: 26.05.201529.05.2015
Konferenznummer: 23

Bibliographische Notiz

Paper 39