Chief Minister Gallagher informs us that she’s launched an online health information system pilot:
My eHealth enables patients to access personal information relating to their health care.
“My eHealth is a secure, online service which improves patients’ access to their health information, and helps them keep track of their appointments,” the Chief Minister said.
“It gives patients more control over their health records and makes using health services more convenient.”
My eHealth has been designed to complement the national Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) and it is intended that My eHealth will integrate with the national eHealth system.
The initial launch of My eHealth includes a pilot group of consumers from the Health Care Consumers Association and a group of 40 chronic care patients. Allowing a small group of healthcare consumers to register for My eHealth means the project team can finetune the online service before making it available more broadly.