Ready or not, electronic patient records are coming to BC

http://www.microwize.comThe Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has announced that some of its agencies (BC Cancer Agency, BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre) are moving to a system called Eclipsys’ Sunrise™ Clinical Manager with Critical Care and Sunrise ED Manager.

Next time you walk into one of these facilities, expect functions such as the registration, test results and prescriptions to be automated and all the information collected from you to be stored in a centralized place, called a Health Data Repository.

The data repository will be accessible to clinicians "anytime, anywhere within a secure environment on any device – to make the best decisions for their patients".

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One Response to Ready or not, electronic patient records are coming to BC

  1. Lyndon says:

    Hmm.. I think this is a good thing. As long as these records don’t fall into the wrong hands. Though they make promises, you never know.

    Still, I can almost hear people screaming “where is the privacy!”

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