Senate passes motion calling for extension of My Health Record opt-out period – as it happened
My Health Record phoneline in meltdown as Labor pursues last-ditch push to delay deadline
My Health Opt-Out Deadline Extended To January 31 As Website Crashes Under Demand
The Senate has voted to extend the My Health Records opt-out period to January 31, as experts say privacy issues still need to be addressed.
Privacy concerns prompt My Health Record opt-out extension
- 2:41PM November 14, 2018
Hidden conflict: My Health Record boss privately giving advice to health firms
By Esther Han
How do you get the best out of online booking systems?
Unsurprisingly, that means many patients expect to be able to book their GP appointments online.
But these increasingly popular appointment-booking systems must be well managed to ensure the best results for patients and doctors, say two RACGP eHealth experts.
Dr Rob Hosking, Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee – Practice Technology and Management (REC–PTM), told newsGP that online appointments have genuine benefits – but also challenges to overcome.
The top takeaways from HIMSS AsiaPac18
Healthy body of evidence for AI: Murray Brozinsky
- 12:00AM November 13, 2018
Any health data for sale? Google is ready to slurp it up
- 15 November 2018
- Written by Sam Varghese
Australia : Medical sector vulnerable to health data cyber attacks
Diagnostic dunny just the start of biological revolution
- 12:00AM November 17, 2018
Cloud move means sky's the limit for Australian genome research
- 12 November 2018
- Written by David M Williams
Doctors raise alarm over first TripAdvisor style website for healthcare
Clarifications about the FHIR Trademark
Australia wins bid to host 15th International Conference on Nursing Informatics
- Updated Nov 15 2018 at 3:20 PM
Navis Capital Partners makes biggest ever investment, buys Australian health care company
Phishing email identified by Australian Digital Health Agency
Initial assessment indicates only 4 out of 57 anti-virus products detected the zip file as malicious. The malware opens a back door and steals passwords and connects to a command and control centre and also has the ability to spread to other devices.
The email subject contains a fake summons to attend a court hearing or trial and also includes a link to a PDF document hosted on Google Docs.
The Australian Digital Health Agency have provided a Digital Health Cyber Security Alert with some recommended actions by IT departments and useful references.
If you have feedback or information you wish to share about this matter, please contact the Digital Health Cyber Security Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canterbury transfers one million patient records to SI PICS
Data retention: Centrelink, councils, Australia Post among organisations accessing ‘metadata’
Greens flag AU$1.5 billion NBN policy, Aussie GDPR, data retention repeal
AU$1.5 billion NBN policy
ACCC figures reveal telcos buying more NBN capacity
Time to ditch dud NBN
- By Laurie Patton
- 9:56AM November 16, 2018