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30 July, 2013

Mr R.H. COOK: […] Fiona Stanley Hospital is supposed to be a paperless office—a hospital of the future. Indeed, robots are supposed to be running around the corridors of Fiona Stanley Hospital; not much is heard about robots nowadays. I think the hospital would be happy if it could just get an email to travel from the administration to a ward.

Ms R. Saffioti: Perhaps the robots can carry the letters around.

Mr R.H. COOK: Such is the way ICT is going in that hospital at the moment, pigeons will be waddling down the corridors with medical records tied to them.

Ms R. Saffioti: But they will be very smart pigeons.

Subject: Royal Perth Hospital Protection Bill 2013 [Legislative Assembly – Second Reading]

Date: 26 June 2013

Hansard reference: p. 2214 [online (pdf)]


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