eHealth

This section of the site contains information relating to eHealth.

Page last updated: 26 June 2014

eHealth is the electronic management of health information to deliver safer, more efficient, better quality healthcare.

The Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system

People seeking healthcare in Australia can register for an eHealth record – a secure, electronic summary of your important health information.

Healthcare organisations in Australian can also register to participate in the eHealth record system. As more people register and as healthcare organisations join the eHealth record system, the better connected Australia’s health system will become and the better it will serve all Australians.

Visit eHealth website to register for an eHealth record or to find out more information about the eHealth record system.

Take control of your health. Register for a personally controlled electronic health record.

Consultation on the inclusion of Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging reports in the PCEHR

Please find below links to discussion papers on the inclusion of Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging reports in the PCEHR system.
Submissions can be emailed to the eHealth Consultations Inbox until 18 July 2014.

Pathology

PDF version Pathology Consultation Paper (PDF 1016 KB)
Word version Pathology Consultation Paper (Word 774 KB)

Diagnostic Imaging

PDF version Consultation Paper Diagnostic Imaging (PDF 1285 KB)
Word version Consultation Paper Diagnostic Imaging (Word 883 KB)

Review of the PCEHR

The Australian Government has released the report into the review of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).

A copy of the review report is available on the PCEHR Review webpage.

A copy of the Minister’s media release is available on the Minister’s Office website.

Related Links

Personally Controlled Electronic Health (eHealth)

Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) program

Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system governance

The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA)

Council of Australian Governments (COAG)

Health Connect

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