29 June 2014
PA’s James Mucklow, an IT expert, is quoted in an article in the sustainable healthcare special report in the Financial Times.
The article looks at electronic health records and how many hospitals are still in the early stages of digitising their data. There is pressure for all systems to be able to interact with each other, as there are a growing number of patients living with complex long-term conditions requiring the attention of a wider range of medical specialists.
On standardising the data across the world, James says: “There are quite a few data standardisation movements worldwide and they advance at different rates in various countries, but the problem is there are multiple standards.”
You can read the article in full here.