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Electronic delivery of BreastScreen results
BreastScreen NSW has commenced a phased rollout of the delivery of electronic results to eligible general practices in South Eastern NSW. This means that eligible practices in the region will soon be able to receive patients' BreastScreen results by secure messaging.
A digital health tool to help the helpers
During Carers Week (October 14-20), we celebrate the important work done by carers across the country.
Share the Journey with My Health Record
My Health Record will soon help all Australians who choose to have a record and ‘Share the Journey’. This theme for Mental Health Month is particularly pertinent as individuals can share their information from their health journey with their healthcare providers. Mental Health issues can be very isolating.
Keep on top of your health with My Health Record
October is Mental Health Awareness Month and all Australians are encouraged to promote discussion on mental health by talking to their friends and family about it. Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Sometimes keeping track of your health information can be difficult.
Opportunity for community members to learn about My Health Record
Community members in Southern NSW are invited to learn more about the benefits of My Health Record.
Improve communication about your health with My Health Record
Corey recognises the potential My Health Record has to improve health outcomes, thanks to its ability to share important health information.
My Health Record opt-out period extended
Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that the My Health Record opt-out period has been extended until 15 November 2018.
Managing pain less painfully
Pain Week promoted between 24–30 July is a reminder that pain can be traumatic, unrelenting and difficult, but managing it doesn’t have to be. Digital tools like My Health Record assist the process.
Australians to decide on a smarter and safer way to share their important healthcare information
All Australians are now able to decide if they want a My Health Record – an online summary of their key health information where they can safely store, access and share their important health information.
Get into the community spirit for improved health outcomes
During the festivities of NAIDOC Week from July 8-15, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities can join in the spirit of taking better care of their health by learning more about My Health Record.
It’s About Time to access digital health
'It’s About Time', the theme of National Diabetes Week from July 8-14, aptly applies to My Health Record.
Eurobodalla local hero says My Health Record is a no brainer!
Batemans Bay resident, Brad Rossiter, sees the benefits of sharing and accessing information on My Health Record, providing a convenient snapshot of his health. Brad has had Type 1 diabetes since 1970, and in 2000 was diagnosed legally blind and with end-stage renal failure requiring dialysis.
Your health in your hands
Did you know, you are able to interact with your My Health Record using mobile apps?
With your permission, information uploaded by you, your healthcare providers, or by Medicare could be accessed on your smartphone or tablet – meaning you can stay better connected and in control of your important health...
My Health Record empowering Australians to take control of their health
Kiama resident, Ruby Curran, believes My Health Record is a valuable tool to keep track of her important health information.
Time to have the conversation: What matters most
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN is encouraging everyone to get together with family and friends, celebrate your time together and talk about ‘What matters most’ during National Palliative Care Week.
My Health Record opt out date announced
Every Australian will be offered a My Health Record this year, unless they choose not to have one during the three month opt out period.
Immunisation records easier to access
Parents are encouraged to use My Health Record to view information and see reminders of their child’s immunisation as World Immunisation Week starts on 24 April.
HealtheNet Radiology and Medication enhancement
HealtheNet has continued to expand the level of information shared with a patient’s My Health Record, with the addition of two new components.
Seniors take charge of their own health
Older Australians are being urged to consider their ongoing health and the benefits of having a My Health Record during NSW Seniors Festival which is launching across NSW from 4-15 April.
Spreading awareness about My Health Record!
All Australians will have a My Health Record created for them by the end of 2018, unless they choose to opt-out of receiving one.