Increased demand for private general practitioner (GP) services and technological advances are driving growth in the UK private GP electronic health record (EHR) market, ResearchAndMarkets reports. A fall in NHS GP numbers and the scarcity of primary physicians is pushing more consumers towards private medical care. In addition, development in wearable tech and AI integration with EHRs is fuelling the trend. However, privacy concerns and the risk of cyberattacks could limit uptake.
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