Albertans to gain electronic access to personal health files

Webster, Paul Christopher
July 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE431
Academic Journal
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.


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