NEHTA a secret, 'toxic workplace'

Giving evidence before the inquiry into the legislation enabling the personally controlled e-health record (PCEHR), Medical Software Industry Association treasurer Dr Vincent McCauley complained about a lack of transparency from the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) – which is not subject to the same Freedom of Information laws as other government organisations – and of difficulty obtaining reports of safety assessments conducted as part of the implementation of the PCEHR.

“Without removing the cloak of