NHS EHR "The largest civilian IT project in the world has failed."

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This BBC report is a good starting point for anyone who wants to explore the developing media coverage of the National Audit Office (NAO) report on England’s slowly-sinking care record project. If a small but wealthy country like England, with a relatively coherent health system, can’t make it work, what hope is there for unified EHRs in the USA? £7bn NHS electronic records ‘achieving little’ for patients. For context, note Adam Brimelow’s brief Analysis piece to the right of the item.

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  1. OFR

    The reason to fail is because it was taken by technicians and not by doctors. As soon the carrier of medicine and related sciences include e-Health and Telemedicine as a basic knowledge to cover, those things will not happend.