States, territories fast-tracking hospital pathology uploads to My Health Record

The state and territory health departments are planning to fast-track a project to allow reports from hospital pathology labs to be uploaded to the My Health Record, formerly known as the PCEHR.

NT Health CIO Stephen Moo said this was a new initiative agreed to recently by the jurisdictions in association with NEHTA, which may use the Healthcare Identifiers and PCEHR Services (HIPS) technology that has been used to get specialist letters and diagnostic imaging reports into the system from NT hospitals.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: PCEHR, My Health Record, MyEHR

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-1 # Antony Sara 2016-02-12 20:18
I hope that the hundreds of lab tests that a patient would have when very unwell when in an ICU will not automatically be uploaded - what a source of confusion and an enormous load on the clinicians outside that hospital in the months to come....

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