Hunt agrees to strengthen My Health Record privacy provisions: RACGP

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has agreed to strengthen privacy provisions governing the My Health Record system, the RACGP says.

In a letter to members today, RACGP president-elect Harry Nespolon said certain aspects of the My Health Record legislation, including a section on disclosure of information to law enforcement, were concerning.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: My Health Record


0 # Jennifer Gilder 2018-07-28 09:48
Health Information Managers could have cleared up the perceived ambiguity raised in error by the parliamentary librarians. As gate keepers of health information in the hospital sector for nearly 70 years, there has never been an issue with the requirement of a court order to release health information to law enforcement agencies. It used to be quite fun sending away the young constables to find a judge. Fishing exercises by lawyers are the worst. If you have a HIM professional in place you have no ambiguities.

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