I Cup in Italia, dieci anni dopo. Una comparazione tra Cup Metropolitano bolognese e Cup dell’Umbria - After a general overview of the main characteristics and activities of Cup (unified booking centres in healthcare) as a particular form of e-Care, this contribution is about their development ten years after the publication of a national research, edited by Cipolla and Paltrinieri, about the spreading of electronic networks for access to healthcare in Italy. In particular, the proposal is a comparison of some data related to the management of bookings of medical examinations by the Metropolitan Cup of Bologna and Cup of Umbria during the five years 2002-2007. The Metropolitan Cup of Bologna is confirmed to be in the van, in unceasing evolution and a model for more recent networks.
Keywords: access to healthcare; e-Care; booking; waiting time in healthcare; medical sociology.