Consultation on legislative changes for the PCEHR
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Consultation on legislative changes for the PCEHR

The Australian Government is proposing changes to the personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system, including renaming it the My Health Record system, and the Healthcare Identifiers Service, in response to reviews of each system undertaken in 2013. Read about the proposed legislative changes here: https://consultations.health.gov.au/ehealth/ehr-and-hi-legislation-discussion-paper-1/supporting_documents/PCEHR%20and%20HI%20Legislation%20Discussion%20Paper%202015%20D15537948.DOCX Have your say here: https://consultations.health.gov.au/ehealth/ehr-and-hi-legislation-discussion-paper-1 And read about the … Continue reading

Questions around consent for PCEHR uploads
policy

Questions around consent for PCEHR uploads

Thank you to NTML for running the following scenarios through NeHTA & DoHA, and sharing their responses. Questions:  Children under the age of 14 years •           Can health professionals view and add information to the PCEHR without the parent present (i.e. child comes in with someone who is not their parent)?   Disability/Aged Care •           … Continue reading