Prescription for an IT Disaster?

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2006-11-14 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

In 2002, the English government embarked on a $12 billion effort to transform its health care system with IT. But that figure has now grown to $24 billion and the project has been described as "sleepwalking toward disaster." (Baselinemag.co

In 2002, the English government embarked on a $12 billion effort to transform its health care system with IT.
But the countrys oversight agency now puts that figure at $24 billion, and two Members of Parliament say the project is "sleepwalking toward disaster."

Story Guide:

  • A Bold Vision: Lifelong Electronic Patient Records
  • In the Beginning, Bill Gates Pitches Tony Blair
  • Selecting Suitable Vendors
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