The Scenario of e-Health Systems in Developing Countries (Bangladesh and Malaysia)
Md. Saniat Rahman Zishan1, Chowdhury Akram Hossain2, Mohamad Afendee Mohamed3, Siti Maryam Sharun4

1Md. Saniat Rahman Zishan, Faculty of Informatics and Computing, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Besut Campus, Malaysia.
2Chowdhury Akram Hossain, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Computer Engineering, American International University-Bangladesh.
3Mohamad Afendee Mohamed, Faculty of Informatics and Computing, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Besut Campus, Malaysia.
4Siti Maryam Sharun, Faculty of Innovative Design and Technology, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak Campus, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 19 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 11 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 July 2019 | PP: 1138-1143 | Volume-8 Issue-1C2 May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A12000581C219/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: For any countries national interest healthcare system is one of the significant parts. Due to the potential and wider benefits as well as the recent advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) most of the countries are adopting ICT based electronic health (e-Health) system nowadays. Many developed countries have already established a well-developed e-Health system and it seems very beneficial for their healthcare system. The governments of developing countries are also taking initiatives to introduce ICT based e-Health system. Since they are facing a lot of challenges to provide equal treatment opportunity in both rural and urban areas. E-health system will help them to lessen the discrimination between health care system in the urban and rural area in their countries. Developing countries like Bangladesh and Malaysia are also introducing e-Health system. This paper discussed some of the major problems that these countries are facing in their healthcare system and probable solution of these problems in terms of e-Health. The current scenario of e-Health system in Bangladesh and Malaysia are analyzed. Based on that some challenges of e-Health system and recommendation to overcome these challenges are provided in this paper.
Keywords: Developing Country, Electronic Health, Healthcare System, Telemedicine, Rural Areas.
Scope of the Article: Healthcare Informatics