National standards for electronic health records remain remote

Christopher, Paul
June 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, p888
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "National standards for electronic health records remain remote," by Paul Christopher, which appeared in the www.cmaj.ca. It says that confusion and disarray surrounds the building of national infostructure for electronic health records (EHR) of Canada. It mentions the report of federal Auditor General Sheila Fraser that Canada Health Infoway is unsuccessful in removing roadblocks in implementing a single national marketplace for the EHR.


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