KZN flood got to patient files before digital system rollout could

Provincial health department wants to expedite the introduction of its e-health system to avoid further record loss

10 May 2022 - 18:56

Had the KwaZulu-Natal health department fully implemented its e-health system, the medical records of scores of patients would not have been damaged in the recent floods...

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