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By CIOinsight  |  Posted 11-13-2006 Print
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U.K. Dept. of Health Base Case

Headquarters: Richmond House, 79 Whitehall, London, England SW1A 2NS

Phone: 020 7210 4850

Chief Executive: Patricia Hewitt, Health Secretary

Chief Technology Officer: Richard Granger, Director General of IT, National Health Service (NHS)

Financials in 2005: The Department of Health has a budget in excess of 27 billion pounds ($50 billion U.S.).

Challenge: The National Program for Information Technology is a 10-year initiative to deploy new computer systems, reform the way the NHS uses technology and, in the process, improve services and the quality of patient care.


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