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HSE Ireland’s former CIO on the benefits of electronic health records

Richard Corbridge

Richard Corbridge says that electronic health records and digital medical solutions are exciting developments for the healthcare industry.

During 3 years as Chief Information Officer at HSE Ireland, Richard Corbridge witnessed rapid development of many digital technologies. The core new digital system which benefits the healthcare industry is that of electronic health records, which he describes as a 4-pillared programme. It entails integrating heritage systems with new ones, allowing patients to have full and easy access to their own records at all times.