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.
Medicine dosage labels for about 400 patients from 83 clinics had been printed wrongly on Sept 1, 2018.PHOTO: BUSINESS TIMES

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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