Experts call for health infoway "watchdog"

Webster, Paul Christopher
February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 3, p298
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the World Health Organization (WHO) report concerning the need of national "watchdog" to assess government electronic health (ehealth) efforts in Canada. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) vice-president Louis Barré, the country must adopt measures for national ehealth efforts. It mentions the struggle in meeting the commitment in ensuring that health professionals have 50% access to health records in 2010.


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