E-health records moving ahead: NEHTA

The clinician leading the government's drive for e-health records is meeting medical colleges on Wednesday and will reasssure them that the program is moving ahead, despite newly discovered technical glitches that could render some software systems uselsss.

The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) confirmed on Tuesday that it had told GP software vendors to pause work on projects aimed at allowing GPs to send patients’ health information electronically, due to “technical incompatibilities”.

A spokeswoman for NEHTA would not