In 2012-13 a total of 29,552,833 documents were uploaded to the eHealth record system, comprising 6,095 clinical documents, 23,884 documents that people have entered into their own records, and 29,522,854 Medicare held documents.

Clinical documents can only be uploaded to the eHealth record system by registered healthcare provider organisations and must be authored by identified healthcare providers.

Table 6: Uploaded documents by type

This table identifies the number of each type of document uploaded to the eHealth record system.
Type of document
Total

Clinical documents

6,095

Shared health summaries

3,091

Discharge summaries

561

Event summaries

115

Prescription records*

119

Dispense records*

2,209

Consumer documents

23,884
Consumer-entered health summaries

15,593

Consumer-entered notes

4,879

Advance care directive custodian reports

2,374

Personal health observations*

561

Personal health achievements*

74

Child parent questionnaires*

403

Medicare documents

29,522,854
Australian Childhood Register documents

93,172

Australian Organ Donor Register documents

61,309

Medicare Benefits Schedule and DVA reports

18,907,082

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme reports

10,461,291

TOTAL
29,552,833

* System functionality to support Child eHealth Records and the National Prescription and Dispense Repository commenced on 12 May 2013.