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By Wendy Currie, David Finnegan

This e-book units out to respond to the main query of ways healthcare services can circulation from a fragmented to an built-in provision, together with how ICT be used to boost a industry method - kind and selection of provider prone for sufferers - opposed to a history of institutionalised and ingrained practices. A workforce of educational and practitioner specialists with decades' healthcare and study event considers the huge problems with reworking healthcare utilizing ICTs, digital health and wellbeing documents (EHRs), and methods taken the world over to the healthcare integration problem. The booklet should be crucial interpreting for these inquisitive about ICTs at a strategic or managerial point, and for contractors and builders enforcing recommendations on their behalf. The booklet may also be of curiosity for all these interested by integrating healthcare and ICT at each point in the course of the global.

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More rigorous risk assessment and evaluation of NPfIT is needed as imposing targets and issuing penalties to suppliers when systems are late or not fully functional is not conducive to building cooperative business relationships. The current investment in ICT in the NHS needs to be evaluated in conjunction with new expenditure, particularly as some of these systems are still working well. Given the devolved structure of the NHS, the ‘one size fits all’ approach is risky and so more attention should now be on the functionality of new applications and their connectivity with existing applications.

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