The Conversation published a story earlier today that was incorrect. The story, titled “We have less than three months to opt out before the My Health Record system has our details, and no-one told us…
How did a journalist manage to buy their own Medicare details on the dark web?
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The sheer number of fallible people and systems with access to Medicare numbers makes it difficult to keep this data secure.
My Health Records were a big government investment, but they’re just not being used.
Will the My Health Record help people with communication difficulties share their health information across health providers?
Health Minister Sussan Ley wants people to be able to access their medical data using an app.
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Although there are significant challenges to making data within My Health Record useful in the management of a person’s health, the move to make it more open is positive.