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Future Prospects of Health Informatics Summarized from the Special Issue 'Women in Health Informatics' to the Memory of Professor Jana Zv�rov�

Author(s): Pirkko Nykänen*

This paper summarizes the future prospects of health informatics as seen by the authors of the Special Issue ‘Women in Health Informatics’. The prospects are focused on health informatics important themes like patientcentered care and patient empowerment, data, secondary use of data, big data, security of data, Internet and emerging technologies, electronic health records, health informatics education, evaluation, social aspects of health information systems and legal and standardization issues.