of Russians reported the existence of electronic scheduling at the health clinics they visit. This is 7% more than in 2013.
Most people using this system (60%) noted its convenience.
Metropolitan areas saw an almost universal occurrence of electronic scheduling systems; in Moscow and St. Petersburg, 90% of people spoke about them. Fewer than one-third of rural respondents reported on such a system at their health clinics.
These data are presented in an article by Sergey Shishkin, Director of the HSE Centre for Health Policy, and sociologists Natalia Kochkina and Marina Krasilnikova of the Levada Centre entitled ‘The Availability and Quality of Health Care in the Assessments of the Public’.
It’s impossible to imagine modern medicine without engineering and computer solutions. The HSE Master's programme ‘System and Software engineering’ deals with the development of such innovations. 2018 graduate, Alexandra Gureeva, talks about her project focusing on electronic medical records and which has already been tested at a Moscow clinic.
‘Private investment is ready to enter the social sphere – if supported by the state them,’ said Yaroslav Kuzminov, HSE Rector, at ‘Russia Calling’, an investment forum organized by VTB Capital.
Second Plenary Session of the XIV HSE April Conference: The Social Sphere in Search of Money and Ideas
The second day of the XIV HSE April Conference started with a plenary session on ‘Institutions and New Social Policy’. Problems of education, healthcare, and the labour market were discussed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov, the Russian Minister of Education and Science Dmitri Livanov, Professor Simon Marginson of the University of Melbourne, and Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov.