Gillian Braunold: Electronic health records

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Published: 16/07/2010

Compared to the United States, the NHS has enjoyed a good record of designing and implementing electronic health records, particularly in primary care.

Expanding the electronic records so that they cross organisational boundaries and can be accessed across the NHS has proved much more challenging, as Ruth Thorlby, Nuffield Trust Senior Fellow, heard from Gillian Braunold, a GP and Clinical Director of the NHS IT programme, Connecting for Health.