A GP diagnoses My Health Record's ills


The main problem is that it's a bureaucrat's solution which tries to be all things to all people, an anonymous GP writes.

The MyHealth Record is like my garden. You can stick fancy plants in, ask people the flower they want to see blossom and plant those too. It needs money, too, but then it will look very pretty. Then, no matter what you do, the plants suddenly wilt and die and the garden is left barren.

There is an alternative to health IT horticulture: you spend your time fertilizing the soil, digging it, nurturing the