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Macro: electronic healthcare
There’s something pleasantly quaint about the use of pen-and-paper systems for storing information at big organisations, right? Right?
Well, not so much if it’s crucial medical data we’re talking about – and certainly not when it’s the Irish healthcare service, which has been trying to move to electronic records for years.
The HSE has been planning to introduce electronic healthcare records since way back in 2010 (you might remember it by the ...