Billion dollar e-health needs targeted approach to rescue

However, former National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) clinical leads who spoke to MO following the announcement of the review last week said significant usability issues had to be overcome.

Health Minister Peter Dutton said Labor had “wasted over a billion dollars in its failed attempt” to build the PCEHR.

Despite more than a million people registering, Mr Dutton said just a few hundred doctors had added patient-shared health summaries.

Since its rollout, the PCEHR has been criticised for its limited