Paperless System: Korle-Bu to go digital soon - Bawumia announces

Paperless System: Korle-Bu to go digital soon - Bawumia announces

- Imagine the hustle of going to the hospital and not going through the hustle of card identification and collection anymore

-Dr Bawumia has announced that soon Korle- Bu would be going electronic

- This, he said, forms part of plans to link all hospitals unto one platform

Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has announced that the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital would soon be going paperless.

According to him, payments would be done electronically and the printing of folders and cards would also be out of the system completely.

He made this known while delivering the keynote address at a public lecture held by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana.

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Dr Bawumia indicated that the country is about to experience a massive development in the health sector with regards to digitization, where hospitals would be linked up electronically to a common platform.

“The health sector has not been left behind. We are in the process of digitizing medical records to make retrieval of information much easier for diagnosis. We’ve been speaking to the CEO of Korlebu Teaching hospital and thanks to their hard work and dedication, Korlebu will soon go paperless. Very soon. We will make sure that the process goes across every facility in the country” he said.

In other news, President Akufo-Addo has been warned that the Free Senior High School (Free SHS) policy will not be enough to keep him and the NPP in power for the next four years.

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According to Joyce Bawah Mogtari, a spokesperson of former president John Mahama, Nana Addo would be deceiving himself by having such a thought.

She said the Akufo-Addo government is still yet to achieve many of the promises it made to Ghanaians.

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