Budget 2017: Policy change backed by funding injection.
1. A compulsory MyHR?
Australia's needy IT sector gets its annual dose of validation
1. The Medicare Freeze will thaw at a glacial pace
- The phased lift of the Medicare rebate freeze over three years
- A Medicare guarantee levy to secure Medicare into the future
- $375 million for the opt-out MyHR roll-out
- Virtually nothing on After Hours items in terms of a mooted government crackdown – did someone get to them?
- Health Care Homes will be delayed a bit and funding still isn’t clear, or is it?
- The GP pathology rents issue remains up in the air
- Pharmacists get $600m for “expansion of community pharmacy programs”.
Australian government allocates AU$374.2 million for national rollout of opt-out model of My Health Record
The costs are expected to be partially offset to the extent of AU$305.5 million over four years, by delivering health system efficiencies through greater use of the My Health Record.
- Review their privacy policies and internal data handling procedures to ensure that they are up to date, accurate and comprehensive;
- Review arrangements with suppliers to ensure that suppliers are maintaining the privacy of personal information disclosed to the supplier by health service providers;
- Train staff on the importance of privacy, including how to spot a potential data breach; and
- Formulate a plan to implement in the event a data breach is detected.
Independent auditor gives project low chance of success.
- The Australian
- 12:00AM May 10, 2017
Wednesday, 03 May, 2017
- Core Services Systems Operations
- Canberra location
The Agency is currently seeking people with a desire to make a difference to health outcomes, who are passionate about the use of digital health to meet these goals and have the relevant experience to deliver solutions in a highly complex stakeholder and technical environment.