For years, we have been hearing of the inability of the Government and researchers to get adequate information on cancer in Jamaica.
The issue of medical records was once again thrust into the spotlight with a recent Supreme Court decision which ordered that parents be given access to their baby's health records within
The condition in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age may invariably affect their state of health and well-being as well as impact their health decisions.
It's estimated that at least 25 per cent of Jamaicans have mental illness.
I have always been a proponent of telemedicine and its immense benefits to the healthcare system. It is a great way for rural communities to gain access to high quality health care.
Important strides have been made in health sectors worldwide to move forward with achieving a complete digital ecosystem with electronic medical records (EMR) central to this.