IBM bet billions that Watson could improve cancer treatment. It hasn’t worked.

11 August 2018 - Big Blue’s Watson artificial intelligence product sometimes didn’t say more than doctors already knew. ...

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My Health Record opt-out period extended

10 August 2018 - Health Minister Greg Hunt has formally extended the opt-out period for My Health Record, as a ...

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Unions urge members to opt out of MyHealth Record

10 August 2018 - Uncertainty over the potential for employers to gain access to the private health data of workers ...

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My Health Record can store genomic data but critics say it's not ready

6 August 2018 - The federal government's My Health Record system is capable of storing genomic information, such as a ...

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My Health Record changes positive step for consumers

1 August 2018 - The Consumers Health Forum welcomes the Government’s announcement that it will amend the My Health Record ...

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Health Minister backs down on My Health Record

31 July 2018 - Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has bowed to pressure and agreed to tear up the controversial ...

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Australians are 'rightly' concerned about trusting My Health Record, says Privacy Commissioner

31 July 2018 - Australians are “rightly” concerned about the Turnbull government’s controversial My Health Record scheme and the security and ...

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CHF supports stronger protection for patient records

27 July 2018 - The Consumers Health Forum welcomes the statement by the Prime Minister and Minister Hunt that the ...

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Health Minister Hunt to discuss bolstering My Health privacy with medicos

26 July 2018 - Greg Hunt will consider strengthening privacy provisions for the My Health Record scheme at the urging ...

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AMA president Tony Bartone vows to safeguard patient privacy in My Health

25 July 2018 - The federal government may be forced to go back to the drawing board with My Health ...

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Millions to opt out of My Health Record as backlash builds

24 July 2018 - The number of Australians choosing to opt out of My Health Record could run into the ...

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My Health ­Record program will save lives, there’s no debate

24 July 2018 - Every Australian should be cautious about privacy but being fearful of doctors using information for personal gain ...

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Assessing the value of innovative devices and diagnostics: the importance of clear and relevant claims of benefit

20 July 2018 - Large numbers of new medical devices and diagnostics are developed and health services need to identify which ...

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'We desperately need this data': NIB boss wants members' digital health records

21 July 2018 - NIB chief executive Mark Fitzgibbon is hoping the private health insurance fund can get permission from ...

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Malcolm Turnbull defends insurers’ access to health records

20 July 2018 - Malcolm Turnbull has defended the right of insurance companies to access Australians’ health records, amid privacy ...

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