Hemacard pilot launched in Belgium:
This article was originally published in Clinica
CITA, the Belgian interfaculty technology assessment centre, has launched Hemacard, a medical data smart card for blood patients, on a trial basis. The new system consists of a patient card and a practitioner approval card, which allows access to the patient's records depending on the specialty of the doctor. The pilot study will finish at the end of November, with a view to providing national coverage of the computerised medical cards.
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