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Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 10th April, 2012.

April 9th, 2012 by davidmore
Here are a few I have come across the last week or so. Note: Each link is followed by a title and a few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration or subscription payment. General Comment It is now clear that the NEHRS (PCEHR of old) is going to be rejected by a good majority of doctors for reasons of lack of specific rebates to cover costs and a set of medico-legal concerns around use and liability for information content within the NEHRS. The attempt to shift the responsibility for intra-practice identification of NEHRS users from Government (which would need to fund new and better systems and security) to practitioners is also being rejected wholesale by clinicians. These areas require a major rethink if any victory is going to be snatched from what will have to be a delayed start-up of any actual NEHRS. We also have a bit of a blast from the past with iSoft disappearing...

This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.
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