From The Ergoweb® Learning Center

Electronic Patient Data System Soon in Canada, Urged for Australia

The Canadian province of British Columbia plans to introduce an electronic record-keeping system in the near future that will allow the sharing of patient data on a wide scale. And an expert report from Australia concludes that country’s patients would benefit from electronic data-sharing. A potential ergonomic benefit of systems that allow adequate sharing is faster and easier communications about every aspect of a patient’s care, a gain in efficiency that could result in fewer medical errors