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Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (ATNA) (Austria)
Federal Ministry of Health 

Radetzkystraße 2, 1030 Wien
Tel: +43 1 71100 4303
Fax: +43 1 71100 14315

Contact person:
​Dr. Clemens-Martin AUER
General Director
   (Clemens Auer)

From March 2003 to January 2007 Head of the Cabinet of the former Minister of Health, Mrs. Maria Rauch-Kallat, and since September 2005 Director-General at the Federal Ministry of Health, responsible for the health system (health care planning, funding and quality) and general management (staff and budget). One of the key areas of his strategic work is eHealth, the "electronic health record" (ELGA) in Austria. Being the coordinator of the EU-eHealthGovernance Initiative Dr. Auer is responsible for the strategic orientation of the Member States' joint eHealth policy. Since 2003 he has been playing a central role at all stages of the Austrian health care reform process (inter alia drug reimbursement, organizational and funding reforms, establishing and expanding a new agency for the marketing authorization of drugs, reforms in the area of social health insurance et cetera).

Gottfried HEIDER
eHGI Project Deputy Coordinator
  (Gottfried Heider)

Isabella WEBER
eHGI Operational Project Coordinator
  (Isabella Weber)
The Joint Action e-Health Governance Initiative JA-EHGov has recieved funding from the European Union, In the framework of the Health Programme.
The project SEHGovIA is Thematic Network and Is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICTPSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Framework Programm by the European Commission.