This chapter reviews the PICNIC experience from conception to its realisation and draws conclusions on several fronts. It puts PICNIC within the current framework of needs and requirements, summarises shortly its main contributions, and discusses its main contributions. Special emphasis is given to understanding the needs and requirements resulting from a fragmented ICT market and the implications and possibilities that PICNIC has created for a consolidation of the market.
|Title of host publication||Regional Health Economies and ICT Services|
|Editors||Niilo Saranummi, David Piggott, Dimitros G. Katehakis, Manolis Tsiknaklis, Knut Bernstein|
|Place of Publication||Netherlands|
|ISBN (Print)||1-58603-538-X, 978-1-58603-538-9|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|
|MoE publication type||D2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material|
|Series||Studies in Health Technology and Informatics|