Reliable information about the issues surrounding the PCEHR is not easily accessible, unless you read the 93 pages of the PCEHR Act 2012. How good is your knowledge of the national eHealth records system and are you aware of the pitfalls and risks? Do the 2013 PCEHR Quiz to test yourself.
1. Who has access to the data in the PCEHR?
a. The consumer and their clinician(s)
b. The consumer, their clinician(s), the system operator, health care organisations, repository operators, portal operators and contracted service operators
c. The consumer, their clinician(s), and the system operator in case of emergencies
2. The PCEHR Act 2012 allows secondary use of PCEHR data for the following purposes:
a. Public health emergencies
b. Statistical analysis of de-identified health data
c. Law enforcement purposes, health provider indemnity insurance cover purposes, research, public health purposes, and any other purpose authorised by law
3. Once practices or…
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