Health Minister: EMR system to be implemented at 145 hospitals within the next three years


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 08 Nov 2018

Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad during the Luncheon Talk at Menara Razak, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. - Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The electronic medical record (EMR) system, which facilitates the transfer and sharing of patient information, is expected to be implemented at 145 hospitals nationwide within the next three years, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (pic).

He said the new technology would facilitate medical practitioners, including doctors and nurses to identify and share patients' medical consultation information, as well as prescription of medicines through an integrated system.

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