Electronic record privacy concerns (Australia)

Something, perhaps the influx of experts rushing to help sort out the electronic health records programme, has suddenly got Australians in a tizzy about privacy issues. Here are three recent articles:

Privacy concerns over unresolved health ID plan (ABC.net)

Privacy concerns won’t stymie e-health uptake: NSW Health (CIO)

Budget 2010: Devil is in the details for e-health (NetworkWorld)

OK, maybe it’s just the budget. Oh, and then New Zealand is getting in on it…

Patients in line for IT aid (Waikato Times)