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Evaluating computerised health information systems: We are still getting information technology wrong

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7407.163-b (Published 17 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:163
  1. Matthew G Evans (mge@totalise.co.uk), specialist registrar psychiatry
  1. St Ann's Hospital, London N15 3TH

    EDITOR—Littlejohns et al evaluated computerised health information systems.1 After his departure from the Department of Health, Lord Hunt said that his greatest fear was that “we won't get the doctors on board.” Like most clinicians and other “hands on” NHS staff (I suspect), I favour a bottom up approach to information technology in the NHS.

    If Lord Hunt …

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