e-health record grinds to July deadline

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http://www.itwire.com – Ten days from now Australians should be able to sign up for a personally controlled electronic health record – the centrepiece of the Federal government’s e-health programme which has already cost it $467 million. However the peak body representing GPs in Australia has yet to finalise the terms and conditions for healthcare providers actually using the records and a $23 million key security system being built by IBM won’t be ready by 1 July. {loadposition bev}The Government has always said that from 1 July 2012 Australians would be able to opt in and sign up to have their own PCEHR. Whi (IT news)