800 patients affected by wrong medicine dosage labels - double the number initially feared

Medicine dosage labels for about 400 patients from 83 clinics had been printed wrongly on Sept 1, 2018. PHOTO: BUSINESS TIMES
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SINGAPORE - The glitch in the GPConnect software on Sept 1 resulted in more than 100 clinics printing out the wrong medicine dosage for more than 800 patients - double the number originally indicated.

Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS), the government IT company that runs GPConnect, a system that provides general practice clinics with clinical and administrative support, said it received the higher figure from its vendor on Tuesday (Sept 4).

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