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One in four Australians to opt out of My Health record, survey finds

One in four Australians to opt out of My Health record, survey finds

ACT residents were among the least likely to opt out of the scheme.

  • by Andrew Brown

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My Health Record opt-in and opt-out arguments miss the point
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Opinion

My Health Record opt-in and opt-out arguments miss the point

The answer is not to block its collection and distribution, but to make sure its collection and dissemination are secure.

  • by Crispin Hull
My Health Record opt-out period extended
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My Health Record opt-out period extended

Health Minister Greg Hunt has formally extended the opt-out period for My Health Record, as a campaign to revert to an opt-in system continues. 

  • by Dana McCauley
The troubling implications of My Health Record's genetic info plans
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Opinion

The troubling implications of My Health Record's genetic info plans

Genetic pathology test results are fundamentally different from other pathology results.

  • by Wendy Bonython
We need new ways to protect people in the digital era
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Opinion

We need new ways to protect people in the digital era

The My Health Record saga shows how difficult it is becoming to harness the benefits of new technologies while protecting citizens’ rights.

  • by Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah
Time to start carrying health records in your wallet
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Opinion

Time to start carrying health records in your wallet

As a doctor in the Northern Territory, I spend much of my life seeing patients from marginalised backgrounds with big barriers to health service engagement.

  • by Adrian Pokorny
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My Health concessions 'woefully inadequate', says former AMA president
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My Health concessions 'woefully inadequate', says former AMA president

Former AMA president Kerryn Phelps has called for a full parliamentary review of the My Health Record system.

  • by Dana McCauley
My Health Record a new battleground in family disputes

My Health Record a new battleground in family disputes

Family law experts have warned that the My Health Record system could become a new battleground in disputes between warring ex-spouses.

  • by Dana McCauley