E-health records have few fans, study confirms

MORE patients than clinicians use My Health Record, and most users – both doctors and patients – are generally negative about the system.

But much of the negativity may be because users don’t understand the system, a new factor analysis of studies shows.

By March 2015, about 9% of all Australians were registered with the My Health Record (MyHR) system, previously known as the PCEHR, with some 5000 GP practices (almost 75% of those eligible) and 11,000 clinicians on board, and 44,000 shared health summaries available.

But the analysis notes that most people