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Northern NHS trusts share digital lessons for successful launch of major hospital system
Thursday 2nd February 2017
Hospital patients in north Cumbria will be referred more quickly and efficiently to the right treatment and care following a technology partnership that has learnt vital lessons from a neighbouring NHS trust.
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust has successfully gone live with a new patient administration system which will help more accurately...
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