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30 Jan 2014
More than 2.3 million digital patient records
More than 2.3 million Dutch people have been given permission to their GP or pharmacy to exchange information with other health care providers through an electronic patient record (LSP). Their medical data

According to figures from the Association of Care Providers of Care Communications (VZVZ took place).
In August last year the count was still at 800,000. VZVZ took suspect that caregivers of patients recently have actively asked for permission, for example, the group of people for a flu shot was called.

Administrative delay would also be eliminated.
Three quarters of GP practices connected to the LSP (National Switch) and 83 percent of the total number of pharmacies in our country. '' It shows that caregivers see the need for the LSP,'' said the spokesman of the VZVZ took place.

Permission
VZVZ took charge of the LSP. Since January 2013, patients must give permission to a health care provider to exchange information with other health care providers. Digital medical data

The LSP is a "restart" of the EPR (electronic patient record). In April 2011, the Senate took a line through the SPD, because the privacy of the patient could be guaranteed sufficient.

The LSP is secured in various ways. For example, the computer system of the caregiver must meet certain security requirements.



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