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In the age of Edward Snowden regulators and the public are rethinking privacy. Abode of Chaos/Flickr

Redefining privacy in the age of Edward Snowden

What does privacy mean in an age of ongoing privacy breaches? With new privacy law coming online in Australia on March 12, our Privacy in Practice series explores the practical challenges facing Australian…
Doctors’ interests will be represented at the inquiry but it seems consumer interests could be ignored. Brian/Flickr

Electronic health records review set to ignore consumer interests

The rollout of the Australia’s Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) has encountered various problems since its inception. But it all got worse when the new health minister, Peter Dutton…
Less than 5,000 individual providers have signed up to access the health record portal despite government incentives. Shutterstock

Is the government’s missed health record target meaningful?

The government has failed to meet a self-set target of 500,000 registrations of its Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) by July 1. As at June 30, the Department of Health and Ageing…
The health of the personally-controlled electronic health records may itself be in doubt. jfcherry

Everything you need to know about Australia’s e-health records

From July 1 2012, Australians will be able to register for their own Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR). At least this was what Rosemary Huxtable, deputy secretary of the department…

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