“Labor’s health spokeswoman Catherine King said her party supported an electronic health record but the rollout had been ‘botched’.
‘The Government’s rushed implementation of an opt-out model created a range of problems and severely undermined public support for a system that could deliver enormous health benefits for all Australians'”.
Source: ABC News
That’s really interesting because this is what happened when Labor was in government:
In November 2011, Dr. David More reported:
More believes that e health policy is being run like a ‘chook raffle’. Dr More sees government policy failing on e health, not only because of policy flaws, but also because these are ‘underlined by an insidious and incestuous AHMAC/DOHA/NEHTA nexus of the same predominantly bureaucratic incompetent incumbents’.
Source: Parliamentary Library
On November 2011, the AusCERT chief warned:
Australia’s eHealth record a security ‘disaster’
In August 2011:
Roxon’s health records system a ‘massive waste of $467 million’