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Can we trust the PCEHR not to leak?

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Liaw, ST and Hannan, TJ, Can we trust the PCEHR not to leak?, Medical Journal of Australia, 195, (4) pp. 222. ISSN 0025-729X (2011) [Letter or Note in Journal]


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Abstract

In April this year, the Federal Minister for Health and Ageing, Nicola Roxon, stated that by July 2012 all Australians will be able to "sign up for a personally controlled e-health record . . . [that] will enable better access to important health information currently held in dispersed records around the country".1 Laudable aims, but can patients and clinicians trust the reliability and confidentiality of this personally controlled e-health record (PCEHR)?

Item Details

Item Type:Letter or Note in Journal
Keywords:clinical data repository, computer security
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Public Health and Health Services
Research Field:Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Other Health
Objective Field:Health not elsewhere classified
Author:Hannan, TJ (Dr Terry Hannan)
ID Code:119253
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Medicine (Discipline)
Deposited On:2017-07-28
Last Modified:2017-07-28
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