Centralized, nationwide electronic health records schemes under assault

Webster, Paul Christopher
October 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/18/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 15, pE1105
Academic Journal
The article reports on the negative diagnosis of Great Britain's Public Accounts Committee and Public Administration Select Committee to the electronic health records (EHRs) scheme of Canada. It states that Great Britain's Public Accounts Committee has rejected the plan due to its weak program and financial management. Moreover, it says that Great Britain's Public Administration Select Committee has noted the insufficient knowledge of Canada in developing EHRs for patients.


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