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My Health Record

Every Australian will soon have a My Health Record — an online summary of their health information — unless they opt out before November 15. Last month, Brisbane LGBTIQ health specialist and QNews Magazine contributor Dr Fiona Bisshop put a series of questions to the Australian Digital Health Agency regarding issues that have arisen around the …

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Police and government agencies will not be able to access a person’s My Health Record data without a court order under law changes proposed by the federal government. Medical records will be stored on a national database under the controversial federal government scheme, to be viewed by patients, GPs, specialists, pharmacists and hospital staff, with …

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My Health Record stock photo supplied by federal government

Police and law enforcement agencies will be able to access the sensitive medical data contained on the My Health Record system without a warrant or court order, according to a new legal analysis. People’s medical records will be stored on a national database under the federal government scheme, to be viewed by patients, GPs, specialists, …

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My Health Record stock photo supplied by federal government

Australians are being warned to consider potential privacy issues with the new digital My Health Record system as the three-month opt-out period for the scheme begins. People’s medical records will be stored on a national database under the federal government scheme, to be viewed by patients, GPs, specialists, pharmacists and hospital staff. The records will …

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