Klin Onkol 2021; 34(5): 366-373. DOI: 10.48095/ccko2021366.

Background: Implementation of information and communication technologies in healthcare is a highly relevant topic nowadays. The speed of today‘s technological progress often exceeds our ability to adapt to changes. The possibilities for integrating eHealth into healthcare are enormous. Nevertheless, implementation of this pillar of contemporary healthcare is in its very beginnings in the Czech Republic, especially in oncology. Purpose: The article offers a systematic classification and definition of the benefits of eHealth with regard to the practical use by healthcare professionals, focusing mainly on the oncological practice in the Czech and global healthcare systems. The aim of the article is to provide relevant information about current challenges and solutions in eHealth programs in the Czech Republic to healthcare professionals. Conclusion: Effective employment of e-Health in medical practice consists in the integration of the entire community of healthcare professionals, modern technologies and relevant parts of the political and economic system.


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