Consumers and doctors clash over health records

 In Australia, NewZealand
A patient advocacy group has accused doctors of being motivated by self-interest in arguing against patients having direct access to test results via electronic health records.
Pathology and diagnostic imaging reports will be able to be added to electronic health records in the next update of the system, due later this year.
Patients will be able to access these results following a seven-day delay, which is designed to give doctors time to manage communication of results with their patients.  Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…

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