Insurer NIB wants access to members’ genetic information

6 December 2019 - Health insurer NIB wants to use genetic information and My Health Record data to calculate the ...

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Medicare bill ‘puts every Australian at risk’

28 November 2019 - A new Medicare anti-fraud bill would put the privacy of every Australian at risk and create ...

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Biostatistics: a fundamental discipline at the core of modern health data science

28 October 2019 - The value of our health and medical research investment is at risk unless we foster the discipline ...

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Australia could be world leader with its digital medical data banks

26 August 2019 - Australia is behind global peers in adopting technology in healthcare but it has an opportunity to ...

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Chinese stealing health and medical research data: report

21 August 2019 - The global healthcare sector, including Australia, faces increasing cyber threats and malicious activity from Chinese groups, ...

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Insurers snooping in our health records

9 August 2019 - Life insurers have trawled through the medical records of 150,000 Australians in an attempt to deny ...

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Academies call on health minsters to resolve health data issues

15 July 2019 - Regulatory barriers that limit timely access to population and health data must be resolved to achieve ...

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NICE explores extending its use of data to inform its guidance

25 June 2019 - NICE has revised its earlier press release on the use of real world data to inform ...

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My Health Record opt-out doubles to 2.5 million people

20 February 2019 - The number of Australians who opted out of the My Health Record system doubled after the ...

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My Health Record reflects 'new consensus', says CEO Tim Kelsey

19 February 2019 - The government's controversial My Health Record was part of a "new consensus" on digital health, said ...

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Comparing PHARMAC's outcomes with those of Australia

7 February 2019 - New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ahern's claim that is unfair to compare PHARMAC's outcomes with those ...

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My Health Record enshrines choice

24 January 2019 - A change in the law enabling people to delete permanently their My Health Record, should strengthen ...

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China has a very unhealthy interest in our medical data

14 January 2019 - Chinese companies are required by law to obey directives from Beijing's intelligence agencies. So why would ...

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My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crash

14 November 2018 - Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has agreed to extend the My Health Record opt-out deadline, after ...

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Health Minister Greg Hunt to announce My Health Record changes

6 November 2018 - Health Minister Greg Hunt is poised to announce long-awaited changes to the government's My Health Record ...

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