Total revamp of E-health proposed

The long-awaited Federal Government E-health review has recommended switching to an ‘opt out’ system, as well as expanding the national prescribing database to include OTC medicines.

This follows comments from a number of interest groups complaining that the existing ‘opt in’ method was slowing uptake of the Personally Controlled Electronic health Record (PCEHR).   

The report, released this week after a Freedom of