Managing our own health and well-being: Australia's personally controlled electronic health record (ICTs and the Health Sector: Towards Smarter Health and Wellness Models)

This chapter outlines the work Australia has done to achieve the vision of an open, shared architecture in health care. It reviews the key milestones of the national eHealth agenda: from the formation of an integrated infrastructure and development of common standards, to the development of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record to increase consumers' engagement and control over their medical information.
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