The PCEHR Review

The Federal Government requested a review of the PCEHR last year. It was completed in December and has just been released to the public.This is the report I posted a couple of comments on Dr David More’s blog. My first comment: Recommendation 17: Clarify that the MyHR is a supplementary source of information that may, but does not always need Continue reading The PCEHR Review

Health IT and Health Information

I draw a distinction between the use of technology in health care and long-living health records. I recently went to CebIt and had a long chat with the guy at one of start-up stands. His company makes and sells health monitoring and diagnostic devices. These allow people to monitor the status of their own health and to provide diagnostic information Continue reading Health IT and Health Information