Technology must play a central role in future healthcare delivery in order to contain costs, improve access and enhance the quality of patient care.
That was the message from the Health Minister Edwin Poots during a visit to Consillium Technologies with Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster last week.
Edwin Poots said: “Significant challenges are facing our health and social care system in the 21st century; it needs to be responsive and progressive in order to meet them. Innovative ways of working facilitated by new technologies can bring benefits in terms of streamlining workflow, improving efficiency and enabling healthcare professionals to spend more time with patients by giving them the necessary communications support. By tapping into new opportunities like these we can also stimulate economic growth.
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