My Health Record consultation begins


Pharmacist using computer

Consultation has started on the My Health Record Guidelines for Pharmacists developed by the PSA

The Guidelines provide guidance to pharmacists on meaningful clinical use of the My Health Record system.

By the end of 2018, all Australians will have a My Health Record unless they choose not to have one.

Pharmacists have a professional responsibility to review their practice and, where necessary, build on their digital health competency to ensure they are ready to integrate use of the My Health Record system into patient care.

During the public consultation, PSA says it welcomes comments from interested individuals and organisations including members of the pharmacy profession as well as consumers, other health professional groups and practitioners, educators, researchers and government bodies.

The consultation paper can be accessed at the PSA website. Pharmacists can review the consultation paper first then provide feedback through the consultation survey.

Consultation will be open until Tuesday 20 February 2018.

Any queries regarding the consultation can be emailed to digitalhealth@psa.org.au.

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