E-health patient sign-up misses target

The Federal Government has fallen short of its goal of having 500,000 personally controlled e-health records  (PCEHRs) by June 30, missing the mark by about 100,000 patients.

By the end of June, 397,745 patients had registered for a PCEHR, and that number was only reached after a huge surge in sign-ups during the month, according to figures obtained by The Australian.

A staggering 313,196