The following appeared a while ago - and I missed it for a while.
MAY 2012 | Published by RCPA
Pathology results will miss this years eHealth debut
The long-anticipated eHealth initiative will make its debut on July 1 this year, and its been a long journey to date. But the journeys not over yet, especially for pathology which wont be included in this years eHealth rollout. Its not a case of omitting pathology from eHealth, but more a case of advocates such as the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) ensuring that pathology results are uploaded and viewed in the safest possible way.
The RCPA have been working cooperatively with the National E-Health Transition Authority (NeHTA) on this project, explains Dr Bronwen Ross, Deputy CEO of the RCPA. However, patient safety is paramount so we have been making sure pathology results will be uploaded into eHealth records in a way that ensures their complexity and context are not lost in the transition....
This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.