"eGov 2014" Award
Internal efficiency and simplification is the category in which the regional healthcare system got the "premio eGov 2014". The award was assigned on the 18th September 2014 to the Veneto Region and Arsenàl.IT for projects that guaranteed the achievement of the ePrescription that nowadays is completely fulfilled in Veneto and the activity of labeling, the certification of interoperability of healthcare softwares that Arsenàl.IT is realizing inside the regional Electronic Health Record. Solutions that help to simplify and make the administrate action easier, producing efficiency. That is why the steering committee of the award composed by Gianluigi Cogo of the Veneto Region, Luca De Pietro of the Padua University and Giovanni Gentili of the Digital Agenda of the Umbria Region positively evaluated the path that led to ePrescription in Veneto where since the beginning of September 2014 there is a digital connection among general practitioners, chemistries, Local Health Authorities, the Regional Information Healthcare System, and the Ministry of Finance for data exchange. This new network guarantees to save 3.244.901 euros every year for the regional Healthcare System of the Veneto Region.