Developed by the Hong Kong Government, the Electronic Health Record Sharing System (eHealth) provides an electronic platform that aims to build up free and lifelong electronic health records for all members of the public:
- Enable two-way sharing among public and private healthcare providers
- Voluntary participation, territory-wide and patient-oriented
- Participants' health records are stored in encrypted electronic format
- An information technology platform for implementing healthcare public-private partnership programmes
Who can join eHealth?
What are the benefits of joining eHealth?
No worries! HCP authorised by your father may access your father's diagnosis and medication records on eHealth.More benefits
No worries! HCP authorised by you may access your child's immunisation records on eHealth.
No worries! Your allergies and adverse drug reaction records are stored on eHealth for access by your authorised HCPs.
What data can be shared?
There are currently 9 types of sharable data, including personal identification and demographic data, allergies and adverse drug reactions, diagnosis, procedures and medication, etc...Learn more
Role-based access control
Different authorised HCProfs have different levels of access rights to data and functions in accordance with their clinical needs or functions.Learn more
eHealth's protection to data privacy
eHealth participating HCPs can only access the electronic health records of patients under their care with consent on a "need-to-know" basis.Learn more
The Electronic Health Record Sharing System Ordinance provides for the establishment of eHealth and the legal base for sharing and using of data and information there in.Learn more
About eHealth team