Working with e-health on the front line

Dr David Guest is one of the doctors trialling key aspects of the personally controlled
e-health records system through the Improvement Foundation eCollaborative. He has prepared shared health summaries for about 100 of his patients.

At his practice near Lismore he creates a draft version of the health summary drawn from his patient records, asking the patient to read through the information in the waiting room before correcting the summary in the consultation.

“Going through the patient information and tidying it up before it gets uploaded onto to the PCEHR