- have a criminal record or are affected by the criminal justice system
- use or have used drugs
- live with a lifelong transmissible condition such as HIV or hepatitis B
- have or had hepatitis C
- are not on treatment after it was recommended
- are sexually active and test regularly for STIs
- are or have been a sex worker
- are transgender or intersex
- are bisexual, lesbian or gay
- have lived with mental health issues
- have been pregnant or terminated a pregnancy
- are a health care worker.”
Sunday, July 15, 2018
A Lot Of People Have Put A Lot Of Thinking Into Consideration Of The Risks And Benefits Of The myHR.
It has been an interesting week to watch various community and lobby groups come out with the pros and cons of opting out from the myHR.
We have had everyone from the Scarlet Alliance (with a carefully thought out paper):
To Crikey weighing in:
And a lot in between.
Among the interesting ones have been:
Local Aged Services Australia:
(Pointing out that one information escapes of leaks you can’t get it back!)
Mental Health Co-op Of WA:
The Courier Mail.
(Here is their list of those who should think hard about opting out.
Some people may find their My Health Record places them at risk of stigma and discrimination or may cause safety issues.
You may wish to carefully consider whether you want your health records held or shared if you:
Virgin Australia Pilots Association:
If you have even the least concern I reckon these pages from the Privacy Foundation are worth a careful read before you decide.
Posted by Dr David G More MB PhD at Sunday, July 15, 2018