States split on hospital capacity to upload to PCEHR

State lines appear to be a major indicator of hospitals’ capabilities to submit discharge summaries to the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR), a leading pharmacist believes.

A list compiled by the National e-Health Transition Authority (Netha), showed that of the almost 200 public hospitals that are prepared to provide discharge summaries to the PCEHR, all but one is from Queensland, NSW and South Australia,