PCEHR still too difficult: GP

Dr Peter Hopkins, a GP in NSW’s Hunter region, said using the PCEHR was still too complex and the benefits not apparent enough.

“To actually get a patient enrolled and hooked up in the system, it’s a difficulty which I haven’t even attempted.

“We are all waiting for the better understanding and leverage of this,” he said.

“But the time and effort it takes and explaining it to the patient and justifying it, it adds to