Concern chiros, acupuncturists may create PCEHRs

There are new fears the personally controlled e-health record system will allow any registered health professional to create patients’ shared health summaries — even when they have limited understanding of medications and medical diagnoses.

The legislation underpinning the $467 million PCEHR system states that only doctors, registered nurses and Aboriginal health workers can create and curate the health summaries.

The summaries are a key element of the system and include current diagnoses, medications, adverse reactions and