Patients to get live access to health summaries

Patients at 180 GP practices will soon have access to their medical history via a $5.99 app.

The Australian-developed Meditracker app, which is being rolled out at IPN practices, gives live access to health summaries and medications.

Patients can also show their medication list to pharmacists to help avoid drug interactions or adverse events.

The app has been trialed at several IPN medical centres since January. It also links to various fitness trackers.

Dr Gerard Foley, CEO of IPN Medical Centres, says Meditracker can by used by other practices