No demand from patients for EHRs in the UK

According to the negotiator for the British Medical Association’s General Practitioners Committee (GPC), there is no demand from patients for access to their health records online and the Department of Health’s £8m Healthspace project should be scrapped. The usage figures appear to back him up and will be food for thought for proponents of EHRs as a driver for eHealth. GPOnLine item: Patient record project wasted money, say GPs.