HC Deb 24 June 1988 vol 135 c732W
Mr. Michael Marshall

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what assessment he has made of the extent to which computerised patient information systems and inter-hospital information systems have assisted development of the desired service cost indicators; and where such systems have been implemented.

Mr. Newton

All district health authorities have systems for processing the cost and activity data required to derive specialty costs, the major components of which will be drawn from computerised patient information systems.

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