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Will they extensively pilot IT in Carter’s  ‘Model Hospital’?
IT expert Professor Bob Wachter has launched a review of computer systems across the NHS.  The review, ‘Making IT work: harnessing the power of health IT to improve care in England’, will look at places where IT has worked well and those areas that need improving.  It will also look at different ways to implement IT in healthcare as the NHS works towards being paperless by 2020.
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DH:  Review of information technology in NHS

Why the NHS National Programme for IT didn't work - CIO UK (Editor: This was originally budgeted at £2.3bn before being ‘killed off’ after spending £12.3bn)

It’s the old ‘songs’ that we keep hearing again & again (3rd item)

BCS Health advises Trusts not to rely on stimulus funds to progress sustainable informatics strategy in light of budget cuts

MPs publish report on the dismantled National Programme for IT in the NHS

Review of the final benefits statement for programmes previously managed under the National Programme for IT in the NHS

Dismantling the NHS National Programme for IT

The £16 billion question: What's wrong with government IT?

NAO offers forensic analysis of NHS IT programme

The National Programme for IT in the NHS: Progress since 2006

Embracing our differences