Healthcare Information System, Electronic health records and health information exchanges are essential components of the information infrastructure in order to support a reformed health care system. However, they are not sufficient by themselves. The simple summing data from electronic health records together will not provide a comprehensive picture of the population, which is essential for tracking disease trends and treatment outcomes. The Public Health Information Systems are an essential component of the information infrastructure and will allow assessment of the impact of changes in health care on the population as a whole. The aim of this paper is to give a brief overview of how to implement informatization of the Macedonian healthcare information system specifically detailed review of the Health Insurance Fund (HIF) of Macedonia information system and Electronic Health Card (EHC) System. The novelty of the Macedonian approach is an introduction to the unique health ID number and parallel using of EHC in offline and online mode of work.
Macedonian Health Care Information System (HCIS), Ministry of Health, Health Insurance Fund (HIF), Electronic Health Card (EHC)