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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.
Meet our new digital health team!
COORDINARE’s digital health team support integration and participation in digital health initiatives which promote coordinated care.
My Health Record older Australians toolkit
The Australian Digital Health Agency has released a toolkit explaining the benefits of My Health Record for older Australians.
HealtheNet update information for GPs in South Eastern NSW
More GPs in the region will now receive discharge summaries electronically from NSW Health.
My Health Record men's health toolkit
My Health Record will increasingly become a major component of the health system and a great asset for all Australians. The second My Health Record toolkit was recently launched to complement awareness month, Movember (1-30 November 2017).
My Health Record carers toolkit
A key priority of the Australian Digital Health Agency is to improve use and adoption of My Health Record. A My Health Record carers toolkit has been launched for use as an ongoing resource for carers and those they support.
Uploading shared health summaries: A local example
The Milton Medical Centre is leading the way when it comes to using My Health Record, with more than 500 Shared Health Summaries now in the system.
Amendment to the Practice Incentives Program eHealth Incentive
The Department of Health has issued a statement about a temporary amendment to the eligibility requirements for the Practice Incentives Program eHealth Incentive (ePIP).
Telehealth could save healthcare system $3 billion, says CSIRO
The CSIRO has released its long-awaited report into home monitoring of chronic disease, which shows that a modest investment in home monitoring technology could save the healthcare system up to $3 billion a year in avoidable hospital admissions, reduced length of stay and fewer demands on primary care.
My Health Record: eLearning course now available!
The online training is a combination of existing and new material and will continue to be updated, incorporating feedback from users as the My Health Record system continues to evolve.
Important update regarding My Health Record
Detailed letters with additional information about My Health Record, along with some frequently asked questions you may have or your patients may ask you, were distributed recently.