Paper free hospital leads the way

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 16 July 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:149
  1. B Christie

    The most expensive private hospital to be built in Britain has abandoned the use of paper medical records after developing what it claims is the first fully integrated computer based records system in the world. The specialists who have worked on the project believe that it signals the end of cumbersome and inefficient paper based records and that the system should be available at a price that can be afforded by most Western hospitals.

    The development work has taken place at a state of the art hospital built over the past three years on the …

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