TITLE

Albertans to gain electronic access to personal health files

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Paul Christopher
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE431
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the introduction of an Internet-based system in Alberta which will allow its citizens to access their personal health records such as prescription histories, laboratory test results, and diagnostic imaging results. Gene Zwozdesky, Minister of Health and Wellness in Alberta, says that they have actual strategy on how to connect patients to the system of electronic health files. Zwozdesky adds that the system aims to give faster and better health care.
ACCESSION #
52226771

 

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