Wellington Patients to Benefit from New Online Health Record

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• Health record summaries from General Practices will soon be immediately available to hospital clinicians as a new system for accessing primary care health records online is launched in Wellington, Porirua and the Kapiti Coast.

• The Shared Care Record enables health providers to safely and easily access a summary record of patient information through a secure connection. Information can only be accessed by authorised health professionals and is kept safe and confidential.

• The system is being launched across Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti from July 2013. It is the third planned roll out in conjunction with other local PHOs within the Wairarapa and MidCentral health systems in the past 12 months.

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Resources

• Journal of Medical Internet Research

• www.jmir.org

• Gunther Eysenbach

    Founder Editor and Publisher

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