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Tesco knows you better than NHS does, says Hancock


Tesco knows more about its customers than the NHS does about its patients, the health secretary has said. Matt Hancock said the health service must get better at joining up data to avoid deadly errors and improve care, adding that it was wrong that supermarkets used personal information more effectively than hospitals. At the publication of a review of the future of technology in the NHS Mr Hancock said that technology was not a gimmick. Better computer systems could prevent mistakes such as mixing up patients or giving them the wrong medicine, he argued. “Right now Tesco has a more sophisticated and more efficient technological system than the NHS,”…


Source: The Times February 12, 2019 00:02 UTC



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