Journal article

Clinician Perceptions of My Health Record in Mental Health Care: Medication Management and Sharing Mental Health Information

Timothy Kariotis, Keith M Harris

Australian Journal of Primary Health | CSIRO Publishing | Published : 2019


My Health Record (MHR) is a national personally controlled electronic health record, which is projected to be used by all Australian health professionals by 2022. It has also been proposed for use in mental health care, but there is limited information on how clinicians will successfully implement it. This study interviewed seven general practitioners and four psychologists in Tasmania, Australia. Participants were asked about information continuity and barriers and benefits to using My Health Record in mental health care. Thematic analysis identified two pertinent themes: Medication Management and Mental Health Information. Participants reported MHR could improve the quality and frequency o..

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