My Health Record

My Health Record

My Health Record information for healthcare providers

The Federal Government announced in the 2017 Budget a commitment to continue to expand the My Health Record system. By the end of 2018, every Australian will have a My Health Record unless they choose not to have one.

Through the My Health Record system you will access timely information about your patients such as shared health summaries, discharge summaries, prescription and dispense records, pathology reports and diagnostic imaging reports

Positive behaviour change as a result of My Health Record is what drives benefits realisation. The Australian Digital Health Agency is working closely with a range of stakeholders to implement a range of programs to support these changes and to measure benefits of the My Health Record system.

The key benefits of the My Health Record system are:

  • Avoid adverse drug events
  • Enhanced patient self-management
  • Improvements in patient outcomes
  • Reduce time gathering information
  • Avoided duplication of services.

The My Health Record website has information for healthcare professionals on how to register and set-up your practice to the system, how to view and upload information, how to support consumers with questions about privacy and security and a range of tools and training modules. Please visit www.myhealthrecord.gov.au to learn more.


Resources

An introductory overview

Privacy, security and legislation

General practice

Engaging patients

Community pharmacy

Specialist practice

Allied health

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Self directed training

Recorded educational webinars

Clinical software and provider portal demonstrations

Local events

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Acknowledgements

  • Murray PHN would like to thank South Eastern Melbourne PHN for sharing their My Health Record resources.