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New My Health Record resources released

We have published new resources to assist healthcare providers understand their privacy obligations under the My Health Record system.

Privacy and the My Health Record system websiteMy Health Record is an Australian Government initiative to provide secure online summaries of individuals’ health information. A My Health Record allows an individual’s doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers to view the individual’s health information, in accordance with their access controls. Individuals are also able to access their record online.

As the independent regulator for the privacy aspects of the My Health Record system, the OAIC is working with the health sector as it prepares for the system to become opt-out by the end of 2018.

The resources are:

Videos are also available:

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