Dzulkefly: Electronic medical record system in 145 hospitals within three years

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is planning to implement the electronic medical record (EMR) system in 145 hospitals nationwide in the next three years, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

The Health Minister said this would facilitate the transfer and sharing of patient information.

“Currently, 20{6203ec0e03ccf76795f0ac1b745237fcd29678155c65bfd0c6eb703a27b3a798} of the hospitals in the country already have the system in place, including Selayang Hospital and Ampang Hospital, but it is still not fully operational,” he said.