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My Health Record


Australia’s digital health record may be controversial, but it will give people more control than similar systems internationally A Digital Health Evidence Review, released by the Australian Digital Health Agency, …

A JAMA article has warned that while digital health records have potential to improve clinical care, they could also lead to vast patient harm if not properly secured Researchers from …

Nearly a million Australians have now opted out of the My Health Record system, as privacy amendments are debated in Parliament A Senate inquiry into the system was told by …

A cybersecurity expert has warned pharmacies about data breaches, saying big systems such as Medicare and MHR are actually harder to hack than small businesses There have been 11 billion …

My Health Record can help prevent medication misadventures that see more than 230,000 people end up in hospital each year, says Dr Steve Hambleton Each year, approximately 230,000 Australians are …

Greg Hunt has introduced legislation strengthening privacy for My Health Record Health Minister Greg Hunt has this month introduced the My Health Records Amendment (Strengthening Privacy) Bill 2018 into Parliament. …

Labor plans to lead a comprehensive Senate inquiry into My Health Record, which Shadow Health Minister Catherine King has called a “fiasco” “We remain deeply concerned that the Government’s bungled …

The opt-out period for My Health record has been extended by an extra month, says the Health Minister, who also hit back at union claims In formally announcing the extension …

The Australian Digital Health Agency is encouraging parents to have My Health Records for their children, saying these could save lives Parents are being encouraged to talk about the electronic …

There have been nine data breaches involving My Health Record to date, claims an article in News media Health Minister Greg Hunt has on a number of occasions asserted that …

The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed steps by the Health Minister to strengthen the privacy provisions of My Health Record Following media controversy over who would be able to access a …

Melissa Kang, University of Technology Sydney and Lena Sanci, University of Melbourne As the opt-out period for the My Health Record continues, so too does the debate surrounding issues of …