TITLE

National electronic health records initiative remains muddled, auditors say

AUTHOR(S)
Christopher, Paul
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE383
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a report made by the Canada provincial auditors including federal Auditor General Sheila Fraser on the attempt of the country to build a national health infostructure. It states that the reports shows that by the end of 2010, Canada Health Infoway will not be able to accomplish its objective of having 50% of Canadians with electronic health records (EHRs). The report also suggests that the enforcement and improvement of EHRs throughout the country has been disorganized.
ACCESSION #
52221684

 

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