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Nursing homes to have data exchange system by 2017

Published on Aug 25, 2014 1:35 PM
 
A new national IT system for nursing homes is in the works, and is expected to replace files and forms at 36 homes for a start over the next three years. -- PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A new national IT system for nursing homes is in the works, and is expected to replace files and forms at 36 homes for a start over the next three years.

Nursing homes across the island can use the system to share resident care details, manage their staff and finances, as well as build quick medical diagnosis reports.

The system, named the Nursing Home IT Enablement Programme (NHELP), will also be linked to the National Electronic Health Records when it goes live next year.

It is a collaboration between the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC), German information and communication technology (ICT) systems provider T-Systems Singapore, and Leecare Solutions, which developed the software.

 
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