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Managing chronic illnesses with My Health Record
Managing chronic illnesses with My Health Record

Aboriginal LGBTI woman, Esther Montgomery, is living with multiple chronic health conditions and is urging everyone to explore My Health Record.
My Health Record opt-out period extended
My Health Record opt-out period extended

The Australian Government has extended the opt-out period for My Health Record by an extra month to 15 November 2018.
People in rural and regional Australia can opt in to My Health Record

People in rural and regional Australia can opt in to My Health Record

People living in rural and remote areas around Australia are being encouraged to create their own My Health Record.

My Health Record a potential life saver for Australians from CALD backgrounds
My Health Record a potential life saver for culturally and linguistically diverse Australians

My Health Record can play a vital role in helping manage healthcare and avoiding medical misadventures.
My Health Record: a huge support for Indigenous communities
My Health Record: a huge support for Indigenous communities

My Health Record has a very positive role to play in improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, according to health practitioners.
Tasmania building statewide eReferrals system to be linked to My Health Record
Tasmania building statewide eReferrals system to be linked to My Health Record

Primary Health Tasmania has issued a request for proposal for a statewide eReferral system.
Access prohibited by insurers and for employment checks
Access prohibited by insurers and for employment checks for My Health Record

It is illegal to access a person’s My Health Record for an employment check. The Agency’s media release has more details.
Khadija's My Health Record story: ‘It’s a no brainer’
Khadija's My Health Record story: ‘It’s a no brainer’

As someone who has numerous health concerns, Khadija Gbla says that registering for a My Health Record was a no-brainer.
How My Health Record is benefiting local communities
How My Health Record is benefiting local communities

Agency CEO Tim Kelsey and chief medical adviser Professor Meredith Makeham joined Wentworth Healthcare CEO Lizz Reay in a visit to Springwood. 
National Digital Health Strategy News
Technology heavyweights band together
Technology heavyweights band together

A collection of major digital health vendors and organisations have announced a shared commitment to improving health data interoperability. 
Drawing the blueprint for safer medicines
Drawing the blueprint for safer medicines

The Agency and its partners will co-produce a national digital medicines blueprint to coordinate medicines safety initiatives across Australia.
For he’s a jolly good (ACHI) Fellow

For he’s a jolly good (ACHI) Fellow

The Agency has been pleased to host its first Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) Fellowship by Training candidate, Toby Hodgson. 

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