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Table 1 The scope of assessment of countries included in this study

From: Feasibility of extracting data from electronic medical records for research: an international comparative study

Country Scope of assessmenta Region [49] Income level [50]
Saudi Arabia Full assessment Eastern Mediterranean High-income
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Full assessment Eastern Mediterranean High-income
Taiwan Full assessment Western Pacific High-income
Korea, Rep. Full assessment Western Pacific High-income OECD
Italy Full assessment European High-income OECD
South Africa Full assessment African Upper-middle-income
Brazil Full assessment Americas Upper-middle-income
Australia Information governance Western Pacific High-income OECD
Austria Information governance European High-income OECD
Czech Republic Information governance European High-income OECD
The Netherlands Information governance European High-income OECD
Poland Information governance European High-income OECD
China Information governance Western Pacific Upper-middle-income
Mexico Information governance Americas Upper-middle-income
India Information governance South-East Asia Lower-middle-income
Indonesia Information governance South-East Asia Lower-middle-income
  1. aFull assessment entails adoption of EMR, quality of their data and information governance processes