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Cuba Computerizing Its Health System

by VR Sreeraman on  February 14, 2007 at 8:30 PM News on IT in Healthcare   - G J E 4
Cuba Computerizing Its Health System
Havana: Cuba has undertaken computerizing and creating national networks in Blood Banks, Nephrology and Medical Images.

Cuba is the second country in the world with such a product, only preceded by France.
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Cuba is preparing a Computerized Health Register, Hospital Management System, Primary Health Care, Academic Affairs, Medical Genetic Projects, Neurosciences, and Educational Software.

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The aim is to maintain quality health service free for the Cuban people, increase exchange among experts and boost research-development projects.

This was revealed at a trade exhibition "Informatica 2007" currently on in Havana.

An important link in wiring process is to guarantee access to Cuba's Data Transmission Network and Health Website (INFOMED) to all units and workers of the national health system.

Source: IANS
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