Behind the news - 24 April 2012

AN INDUSTRY backlash has prompted the health department to rewrite draft conditions of registration for the PCEHR that would have required practices to assume all liability and grant unrestricted access to their premises and records.

The draft conditions outraged stakeholders and dismayed e-health advocates. 

A department spokesperson told MO a revised draft, which would not require organisations to assume all legal liability or grant officials unrestricted access to premises and records, would be released for consultation