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Has The ADHA Not Kept The Right And Left Hand In Synch – It Rather Looks Like It.

July 15th, 2017 by davidmore
We had this appear yesterday from the ADHA.Fact Check: Security of My Health RecordCreated on Friday, 14 July 2017What is My Health Record?My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. An individual can control what goes into it, and who is allowed access. Individuals can choose to share their health information with their doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.https://myhealthrecord.gov.au/internet/mhr/publishing.nsf/Content/find-out-benefitsWhy is there a need for a digital record system?One in three General Practitioners (GPs) will see a patient for whom they have little or no health information. Many patient records are created as paper files. They are regularly transmitted between healthcare providers using unsecure email, fax machines and by post. The My Health Record offers health professionals secure digital access to a patients record at the point of care, wherever that may be.There are significant benefits of My Health Record for all...

This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.
 
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