Australian government agrees to extend medical record opt-out
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The big question
Dr Dan Angus
School of Communication and Arts
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Teens’ privacy to be protected by MHR amendment
In addition, a further amendment has been added to ensure that parents of children aged 14–17 will no longer receive automatic access to their child’s My Health Record. Instead, teenagers will have to nominate their parents as authorised representatives before they will be given access.
Dr Nathan Pinskier, the immediate past Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee – Practice Technology and Management, told newsGP this amendment is in line with RACGP advocacy efforts. .
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Poll on the Doctor’s Portal
My Health Record: staying in or opting out?
- Opting out (72%, 235 Votes)
- Staying in (28%, 90 Votes)
12 November 2018
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My Health Record part 1: the GP view
GPs Down Under
A health revolution or the biggest risk to privacy Australians have ever seen? Why the digital rollout of 17 million medical records comes with big risks - and you have only days to opt out
- More than 17 million Australians to have all medical records online by Christmas
- It will enable doctors to access a patient's complete file with a simple password
- Health Minister Greg Hunt said it would improve a doctor's diagnosis abilities
- But there are privacy fears over the information falling into the wrong hands
- Domestic violence groups fear abusive husband or boyfriend could access data
- Government has flagged five years' jail, $315,000 fines for illegal data access
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- Updated Nov 11 2018 at 5:13 PM