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eHealth Records in Australia – Some New(ish) Developments

By David Webb|December 14, 2015|HealthcareHealthcare,News And Technology|0 comments

The Healthcare Identifiers Act (2010) allows for an unspecified national registration agency to assign unique healthcare identifiers to patients, thus enabling the consistent storage and retrieval of information collected by multiple healthcare practitioners and facilities. This is an exciting development in eHealth in Australia. The Personally Controlled Electronic Records Act (2012) adds to this, with the stated objective, “to enable […]