The implementation of national IT projects in social and health care

The present audit concerned the development of electronic patient records and electronic prescriptions in the National Archive of Health Information project and the National Project for Social Services IT. The audit also examined problems regarding the use and usability of information systems in health care. The main audit questions were how well the strategic objectives set for the projects have been achieved and whether projects have been conducted in accordance with the principles of good governance. The audit focused on development from 2003 to the present. This document contains a summary of the main results of the audit. The entire audit report is available only in Finnish.