Experts in the dark over patient e-health control

The National E-Health Transition Authority’s (NEHTA) national clinical lead, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, said his “original understanding” was that patients who wished to remove specific documents from their record would do so in consultation with the doctor who created the document.

Instead, the system allows patients to “effectively remove” documents without providing any clue to a practitioner who later accesses the record that the documents were ever there.

Dr Haikerwal said he agreed with the AMA’s claim that the controls