Safety warning on "unregulated and unmonitored" e-health

Centre for Health Informatics director Professor Enrico Coiera told MO while the PCEHR system rollout was getting headlines, e-health also included “every GP's desktop, every pharmacy and hospital that has software installed which is currently uncertified”.

Professor Coiera, Flinders University Professor Michael Kidd and NEHTA national clinical lead Dr Mukesh Haikerwal have used an article in the Medical Journal of Australia to underscore the seriousness of the issue, warning “e-health in Australia is unregulated and unmonitored”.

“There is currently a gap, stretching from

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