Healthcare IT Security

June 18, 2006

NHS IT program in news again

Filed under: Health Informatics, Medical Informatics, Privacy, Security — healthcaresecurityguy @ 1:26 am

NHS and its overpriced overdelayed IT program has come to public attention again for the wrong reasons. Interestingly enough, in a country where ID cards caused so much heated debate, this has remained under the radar. All major IT projects in UK have failed in the past, this is very well known. The patient data of millions of NHS patients would be put into an untested system. The implications of it are to be seen. The price which NHS patients would ultimately might have pay might be those of thier lives only time could tell.

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