Best Business: Better ICT also means better healthcare

"We start from the basis that the value of ICT in delivering better and more efficient healthcare is incontrovertible," said Gerard Hurl of the HSE.

29th September, 2012
Gerard Hurl, national director of ICT in the HSE. Photo: Maura Hickey

"We start from the basis that the value of ICT in delivering better and more efficient healthcare is incontrovertible," said Gerard Hurl, national director of ICT in the HSE.

"The evidence is there internationally, from the USA and Europe and in Britain. ICT has to be at the heart of healthcare both for the best patient outcomes and for efficiency in delivery and in making optimum use of the clinical, technical and administrative resources."

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