Comment ID 14
Document Section Comment on Clinical Information Standards Specification Clinical Information Standards indicative roadmaps View all on this section
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Is the direction you want to travel the direction the NHS needs, is funded and has the ability to travel? This all sounds expensive, who is going to fund it? This is a worry particularly at a time when the NHS is underfunded and the public would rather funds went into frontline services. Who is asking for SNOMED, ICD-11 and an new procedure classification and how can you justify the amount of money and resource their implementation will need? Does their benefit and cost saving outweigh any implementation cost? When is the economic impact and cost benefit of implementation?

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