TITLE

Ontario's plan for electronic health records is at risk, official says

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Paul Christopher
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, pE253
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the insights of Doug Tessier, a senior official at eHealth Ontario, on the implementation of a multibillion-dollar electronic health records (EHR) strategy in Ontario. Tessier says that Ontario needs to have legislative and regulatory measures to surpass the scandal of eHealth Ontario. He notes that the scandal affects eHealth Ontario by delaying the creation of key political decisions regarding EHR. He also notes the need for standardization in electronic record systems.
ACCESSION #
48914563

 

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