Safety of e-health scheme unknown

No-one knows for certain whether the Federal Government's $467 million e-health system is safe to use, leading experts have warned.

Personally Controlled E-health Records (PCEHR) are being rolled out nationally from July 1, but currently e-health remains unregulated.

Professor Enrico Coiera, Professor Michael Kidd and Dr Mukesh Haikerwal have warned that there is "no guarantee that harmful events will be rapidly identified or remediated when [the