This PHN is going it alone to fix My Health Record's shortcomings


If anything could cure a GP of insomnia, it would be putting the words ‘My Health Record’, ‘PHN’ and ‘interoperability’ in the same sentence.

But before you nod off, there’s an exciting point on the way. 

How useful would it be if GPs’ computers updated whenever a patient in hospital started a new medication or their test results came through? So, instead of relying on discharge summaries, which are often late, incomplete or both, verified information would be added to your practice software before the