Medical staff at on duty at a Hong Kong hospital, as people queue to be tested during a Covid-19 outbreak in July. The number of city patients enrolled in the government’s Electronic Health Record Sharing System has reached 1.34 million. Photo: Winson Wong
Medical staff at on duty at a Hong Kong hospital, as people queue to be tested during a Covid-19 outbreak in July. The number of city patients enrolled in the government’s Electronic Health Record Sharing System has reached 1.34 million. Photo: Winson Wong

Letters | Hong Kong e-health portal would be more useful if more doctors used it

  • In 2019, on average, each doctor only used the health record sharing system about 32 times. Given that the system is severely underused, the government must investigate why and issue clear usage guidelines to public hospitals

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
Medical staff at on duty at a Hong Kong hospital, as people queue to be tested during a Covid-19 outbreak in July. The number of city patients enrolled in the government’s Electronic Health Record Sharing System has reached 1.34 million. Photo: Winson Wong
Medical staff at on duty at a Hong Kong hospital, as people queue to be tested during a Covid-19 outbreak in July. The number of city patients enrolled in the government’s Electronic Health Record Sharing System has reached 1.34 million. Photo: Winson Wong
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