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How to use information technology in the clinic to improve patient experience
  1. Anatole Menon-Johansson
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anatole Menon Johansson, Department of Sexual Health, Guy's & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Burrell Street Sexual Health Clinic, 4-5 Burrell Street, London SE1 0UN, UK; anatole.Menon-Johansson{at}gstt.nhs.uk

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The electronic patient record (EPR) software used by sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services has functionality that varies significantly and many are unable to meet all the patient and staff requirements; consequently, there is a real need to complement the EPR systems with additional information technology (IT) solutions. A successful IT solution needs to start with a pressing problem that can be clearly defined. Table 1 shows nine different problems that have been addressed in the last 5 years using a …

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