Frustration mounts on e-health

The admission comes as two senior academics take aim at what they call a “lack of compulsory basic standards for e-health records in general practice”.

National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) national clinical lead and GP, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, who is also the chair of the World Medical Association (WMA) Council, told Fairfax newspapers at the weekend that he was one of the few doctors linked into the complete e-health service and went live with it at his Melbourne practice in mid-December to test the system.

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