My Health Record – an essential conversation to have in Australia
E-health is changing the health sector
My Health Record – one solution to prepare us for the future
Privacy and security concerns
No it was all those Aspen Medical staff signing up people in hospital corridors and all those in the opt-out trials they hardly knew about that got to 6 million!
- apply a record access code to their entire record so that only those healthcare providers with that code can access their record
- remove documents from their record if they do not want them as part of the record, or apply a limited document access code to restrict access to specific documents, or
- cancel their record at any time to ensure no one can access the information in the record.”
And the evidence for that claim is?
“While the focus has been on encouraging GPs, specialists and hospitals to adopt MyHR, other providers will use the platform as use and acceptance of the system increases. This includes allied health professionals, dentists, aged care facilities, local district nursing services or blood collection services. There are benefits to having a holistic record of a person’s interaction with health or wellness providers.”