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New changes to My Health Record privacy regime

New changes to My Health Record privacy regime

The long-running debate over the My Health Record privacy legislation has finally been resolved, with a government bill that aims to better safeguard sensitive patient data passing unanimously in the Senate.

  • by Dana McCauley

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Hidden conflict: My Health Record boss privately giving advice to health firms
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Hidden conflict: My Health Record boss privately giving advice to health firms

Jim Birch has been juggling multiple jobs, including one as chairman of My Health Record agency and one as adviser to outsourcing giant Serco.

  • by Esther Han
Labor turns up the heat on My Health with push to extend deadline
Greg Hunt

Labor turns up the heat on My Health with push to extend deadline

Pressure is mounting for Health Minister Greg Hunt to suspend the government's My Health Record roll-out, with Labor set to move in the Senate on Wednesday to extend the opt-out period beyond the Thursday deadline.

  • by Dana McCauley
My Health Record's privacy chief quits amid claims agency 'not listening'
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My Health Record's privacy chief quits amid claims agency 'not listening'

My Health Record's privacy chief quits amid claims privacy concerns have not been taken seriously enough.

  • by Ben Grubb
17 million Australians to be automatically enrolled in My Health record
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17 million Australians to be automatically enrolled in My Health record

Significant privacy concerns remain with the controversial e-health system - leading a ground-breaking youth health service to close its doors.

  • by Dana McCauley
Morrison government under pressure to rewrite My Health Record legislation
Kerryn Phelps

Morrison government under pressure to rewrite My Health Record legislation

The number of Australians who have to opted out of having their records kept on the e-health system now exceeds 1.1 million.

  • by Dana McCauley
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Labor vows to redraft My Health Record legislation
Catherine King

Labor vows to redraft My Health Record legislation

Federal Labor has called for a rewrite of the My Health Record legislation to prevent insurers and employers from exploiting patient data and protect domestic violence survivors, ahead of a Senate Committee report on the controversial digital health records system due out on Friday.

  • by Dana McCauley
Almost a million opt out of My Health Record
My Health Record

Almost a million opt out of My Health Record

As of September 12, at least 900,000 Australians have opted out of My Health Record, a Senate Committee heard.

  • by Jenny Noyes
Winnunga backs My Health Record
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Winnunga backs My Health Record

Winnunga Nimmityjah CEO Julie Tongs says My Health Record will help many of their clients improve their healthcare.

  • by Daniella White
Medibank wants to give health advice and your My Health Record would help
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Medibank wants to give health advice and your My Health Record would help

Medibank is no longer just selling insurance, but offering health advice. It's ramping up its health services and won't deny it wants to see your health record.

  • by Esther Han
One in four Australians to opt out of My Health record, survey finds
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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