Across the Pond

Grayson, Mary
March 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2009, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p4
Trade Publication
The article talks about the health care information technology (IT) program in Great Britain. The country started to transform its health information infrastructure in 2002 under the direction of the National Health Service (NHS). To improve the quality of patient care and save money are the program's goals. It is expected that savings will amount to $2.5 billion by 2014. According to the British Committee of Public Accounts, the project has been facing some setbacks. It notes that completion date for the Care Records Service looks doubtful.


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