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I Wonder Why Discharge Summaries Are Not Discussed With The Patient Before Being Uploaded To The myHR.

April 19th, 2017 by davidmore
This blog appeared last week:My Health Record in General Practice Monday, 10 April 2017Dr Steve Hambleton, MBBS FAMA FRACGP (Hon) GAICDFollow Dr Steve on Twitter @SteveJHambletonAmongst my other roles, I've been a GP at the Kedron Park 7-Day Medical Centre in Brisbane for the past 29 years. Many of my patients have been in my care for a long time and I know them very well but I cannot be there for them every day. Like a lot of GPs who have been in the same practice for a long time, I mainly treat people with chronic and complex disease.I believe one of the responsibilities of General Practitioners is to facilitate patients interactions with the health system as a whole, and its particularly important for those with chronic ailments. For this reason, I am an early adopter of My Health Record the secure, online digital summary of a patients pertinent medical information, including diagnosis, outcomes, medications, reactions and allergies.The benefits of the My Health Record cannot...

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