U.K. EHRs may face 10-year wait on governance:

05/2/2007 | E-Health Insider (U.K.)

A U.K. agency says it could take another decade to get the information governance right for the National Health Service Care Records Service. The delay is necessary, according to those involved, to be sure the system is working correctly and without error. At issue is the "implied consent" model, where the government assumes patients consent to having doctors keep their electronic medical records. Some practitioners are concerned privacy, those who withdraw consent and how data in the records will be used.

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