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Information security and confidentiality


With digitalization, comes the concern for patient confidentiality.

Patient information is stored within a system used by many healthcare workers. Thus it is important that only authorized individuals have access to these data, and their actions on the system are logged. To illustrate the concepts mentioned up till this point, Ms Chen will use TVGH’s pharmacy information system as an example. Depicting the benefits of automation and how the system should be managed to ensure both efficiency and security.

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Good Pharmacy Practice: Introduction to Medication Delivery Systems

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