'Misaligned and superficial': RACGP slams eHealth PIP proposals

THE RACGP has issued a stinging rebuke of the government’s proposals to link PIP eHealth payments to the uploading of Shared Health Summaries (SHS), calling them “misaligned”, “ill-timed” and “superficial”.

It says the government must drop proposals, set out in a recent Department of Health discussion paper, that will not improve meaningful use and the care and safety of patients.

The discussion paper was released last month