ETALK #9 - 'MY HEALTH RECORD' - ISSUES FOR PHYSIOS
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My Health Record is an online summary of a person’s health information that can be shared by medical practitioners. In early 2019 My Health Record switched to an ‘opt out’ model and 90% of Australians now have a My Health Record. This session provides an insight into the scheme and covers:
- What information can be included in a person’s My Health Record;
- Who can access a person’s My Health Record;
- What control a person can have over their health information;
- Potential benefits and risks of the scheme for allied health professionals.
Dimitra Dubrow is a Principal Lawyer and head of Maurice Blackburn’s national medical negligence practice.
Amy Johnstone is an Associate in Maurice Blackburn’s medical negligence practice in Melbourne.
The practice acts on behalf of patients and families concerned about healthcare and injuries arising from negligent treatment and represents families in coronial inquiries.