We will look back on yesterdays speech from the Federal Health Minister as a watershed I suspect.
The reactions to date have been quite interesting.
We have the RACGP pretty happy.
RACGP welcomes recognition of GPs vital role in PCEHR roll-out
28 March 2012
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) warmly welcomes the governments announcement today that funding will be available to recognise GPs who act as nominated healthcare providers when the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records (PCEHR) roll out from 1 July 2012.
RACGP President, Professor Claire Jackson, said she was very pleased with this outcome and thanked the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Minister of Health, for listening to the profession on this critical issue.
While some of the details still need to be further discussed, I am delighted that MBS consultation items will be available to GPs if they are adding a shared health summary to the patient's PCEHR, which involves taking a patients...
This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.