My Health Record still not worth its $2b investment

A new report shows it has a long way to go

The future looks grim for the Federal Government’s My Health Record unless its inherent problems are addressed, new figures suggest.

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GP groups have been scathing about cost blowouts and its slow implementation - it has taken five years to develop at an estimated cost of $2 billion.

However, take up is painfully slow.

In August, just 200 GP-generated shared health summaries were accessed by hospital staff.