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PCEHR: Practices embarking on e-health journeys will be working hard to gain a grasp on all things legal, technical and practical, and the college has developed resources to help in all of these areas.

GPs will need to consider how a shared health record can be used to further improve health outcomes with a focus particularly on vulnerable groups (e.g. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, the elderly), and those with chronic illness.

The record will only ever be as good as the quality of information included, e.g. medications,