My Health Record - a new direction for electronic health records in Australia
Description of the measure
This includes the renaming of PCEHR to My Health Record and establishing new governance arrangements.
An electronic health record is a secure online summary of your health information. For more information about PCEHR visit the Department of Health’s website.
Questions and answers
Who will be affected by this measure
You will be affected by this measure if you are a consumer, healthcare provider organisation or healthcare provider.
Who is eligible for this measure
All people seeking healthcare in Australia are eligible for an electronic health record.
All healthcare provider organisations and healthcare providers, as defined in the Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010, are also eligible.
The date this measure will start and finish
The measure will start on 1 July 2015 and end on 30 June 2018.