Practice prods GPs to get with the e-program

Practice manager Dr Sim Hee Neoh of Whyalla’s The Surgery, on the SA coast near Port Augusta, said that although the process was initially time consuming, the e-health records were proving to be a valuable resource for both staff and patients.

“We started with NEHTA about a year ago as one of 65 practices asked to participate in the PCEHR,” Dr Neoh told MO.

“It does take time, particularly with the records that have been there for a long time. They