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Hong Kong’s Electronic Patient Record Project to minimise medical errors
 

Hong Kong’s Electronic Patient Record Project to minimise medical errors

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From time to time, we come across news of healthcare professionals prescribing wrong medications to patients or medications that the patients are allergic to. The PPI-ePR can help in this case by improving communication between different healthcare professionals across private and public sectors, giving healthcare professionals a better picture of the patients’ medical history.
 
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17 Dec 2016 - General
 
This is a good move to cross-check decisions made by healthcare professionals and prevent any sort of carelessness on their part. We however have to consider factors such as information leak, and overreliance on such systems. Especially pertaining to...
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The developed world is now turning towards paperless medicine. Electronic patient records systems are used in many hospitals in the developed world like in the UK and USA. Electronic records arrange all the information of patients in one place, and i...
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Hong Kong often need to wait for a long time before they can access the public healthcare services, whether they are planning to have a health check-up or undergo a simple surgery. In view of the situation, the Hospital Authority has introduced a num...
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