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Last updated 10 July 2016

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Discover latest news and updates, and what others are saying, about My Health Record.

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My Health Record Statistics – at 8 October 2017

Published 08 October 2017

Over 5 million people have a My Health Record, with an average of 1 new record being created every 38 seconds.

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Setting the record straight on My Health Record penalties!

Published 16 June 2017

Article to set record straight on the My Health Record penalties and their uses and applications

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My Health Record and Exercise Physiology

Published 16 June 2017

Case study outlining how My Health Record has benefited allied health professionals

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My Health Record assists nurses in vaccination

Published 16 June 2017

Case studies outlining how the My Health Record assists nurses to make clinical decisions about immunisation

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Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging updates

Published 16 June 2017

Article explaining the recent updates to PATH & DI reports in the My Health Record

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National expansion of My Health Record in 2018 confirmed in Budget announcement

Published 16 June 2017

Summary of opt-out budget announcement

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A new Medicines Information view in the My Health Record

Published 16 June 2017

Article summarising description of The Medicines Information view feature in the My Health Record

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Getting to know My Health Record

Published 28 November 2016

Here are some useful resources to refresh your knowledge of the My Health Record system

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Patient control and My Health Record

Published 28 November 2016

As My Health Record is personally controlled, the individual has a say in what information is uploaded, what information stays in their My Health Record and who can see their record.

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All you need to know about advance care planning documents

Published 28 November 2016

How can my patients upload an advance care plan to their My Health Record?

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APNA Conference Melbourne 2016

Published 28 November 2016

APNA Conference Melbourne 2016

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National Digital Health Strategy – Your Health, Your Say

Published 28 November 2016

The Australian Digital Health Agency is undertaking a national consultation, reaching across the broad and diverse stakeholder communities of health and care, toward co-producing the National Digital Health Strategy.

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Update: A temporary amendment to the requirements for the Practice Incentives Program eHealth Incentive (ePIP)

Published 28 November 2016

A temporary amendment has been made to the eligibility requirements for the Practice Incentives Program eHealth Incentive (ePIP).

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A Patient Journey

Published 18 August 2016

A patient’s My Health Record can provide important information for healthcare providers in every step of an individual’s health journey. For Brian, beyond the emergency department, supplementary information in the discharge summary was visible in his My Health Record – helping inform other healthcare providers involved in his care.

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My Health Record-enabled practices are now identified on the National Health Services Directory

Published 18 August 2016

The My Health Record logo now automatically displays next to My Health Record registered healthcare provider organisations in the National Health Services Directory

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Healthcare providers can access the My Health Records of patients that were created as part of the Northern Queensland and Nepean Blue Mountains opt-out trials

Published 18 August 2016

From 15 July, registered healthcare providers can access the My Health Records of people living in the Nepean Blue Mountains, Mudgee, Oberon, Bathurst and Northern Queensland, including Cape York and the Torres Strait

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Healthcare providers can access the My Health Records of patients that were created as part of the Northern Queensland and Nepean Blue Mountains opt-out trials

Published 18 August 2016

From 15 July, registered healthcare providers can access the My Health Records of people living in the Nepean Blue Mountains, Mudgee, Oberon, Bathurst and Northern Queensland, including Cape York and the Torres Strait

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Update for providers with patients in the opt-out trial areas

Published 23 June 2016

If you try to access an automatically created My Health Record before 15 July 2016, you will receive an authorisation error message

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Why “I encourage pharmacists, vendors and pharmacy owners to get ready and contribute to the My Health Record…” an interview with pharmacist Shane Jackson

Published 23 June 2016

Shane Jackson has an established background as a pharmacist. Shane is a practicing community pharmacist, and owner of two rural community pharmacies in Tasmania.

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Frequently asked question – What do I need to know about preparing and uploading documents to a My Health Record?

Published 23 June 2016

What is the difference between preparing and uploading documents?

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Frequently asked question – What do I need to know about preparing and uploading documents to a My Health Record?

Published 23 June 2016

What is the difference between preparing and uploading documents?

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Frequently asked question – Emergency Access, why would you use it and what does it mean when you do?

Published 23 June 2016

In an emergency, can I gain access to a patient’s My Health Record?

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My Health Record and the allied health community

Published 23 June 2016

The value of My Health Record to consumers and healthcare providers is at its greatest when used and contributed to by all healthcare providers.

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The Health Care Home

Published 22 June 2016

The Australian Government recently announced that as part of its ‘Healthier Medicare’ package, there will be a staged rollout of a nationally supported Health Care Home model to provide Australians with improved co-ordination, management and support for their chronic conditions.

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Changes to the Practice Incentives Program eHealth Incentive

Published 13 May 2016

From May 1 2016, the new eligibility requirement for general practices to contribute shared health summaries to the My Health Record system for their patients will be in place for the PIP eHealth Incentive.

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New training now available

Published 13 May 2016

To assist healthcare providers become familiar and confident with using the refreshed My Health Record system, we have designed a new online training for My Health Record.

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How to use assisted registration

Published 13 May 2016

Assisted registration is voluntary and enables healthcare organisations to help their patients register for a My Health Record.

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Set the record straight on medical indemnity!

Published 13 May 2016

Each month we will be ‘setting the record straight’ by highlighting some facts about My Health Record, so you can be confident when dealing with your patients.

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My Health Record Testimonial

Published 13 May 2016

A decade of travelling vast distances and rugged terrain both in Australia and overseas has taught Ray & Lorraine Gardner to be prepared.

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All you need to know about Shared Health Summaries

Published 13 May 2016

A shared health summary is a crucial part of an individual’s My Health Record. In this article healthcare providers will learn the difference between a shared health summary and an event summary

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Changes to the Practice Incentives Program eHealth Incentive

Published 12 April 2016

From 1 May 2016 the eligibility requirements, specifically the 5th requirement, for the eHealth Incentive will change.

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My Health Record system updates and improvements

Published 12 April 2016

As the My Health Record is here to stay, we have a commitment to continue the development of the system through the next release of changes which will be the largest My Health Record system release to date.

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Setting the record straight!

Published 12 April 2016

There are a number of positive and negative assertions circulating the media, so each month we will be ‘setting the record straight’ and highlighting which My Health Record rumours are facts and which are fiction so you can be confident when dealing with your customers. This month we set the record straight on privacy

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An important step in Australia’s digital health journey

Published 29 March 2016

The recent relaunch of My Health Record in March 2016 signals the start of a new era of faster, more effective and more efficient healthcare for Australians.

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My Health Record News Issue 1 February 2016

Published 02 March 2016

Welcome to the first digital bulletin for My Health Record, bringing you the latest news on the relaunch of My Health Record (originally called the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record).

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Practice Incentives Program eHealth Incentive

Published 01 March 2016

From May 2016 the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) eHealth Incentive includes a new eligibility requirement.

Last updated 10 July 2016