Electronic health records

Alternate Term Label:
Electronic health data
eHealth data
Medical records
Health records
Position paper

Identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australian general practice

This position statement outlines the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners' views on identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in general practice settings.

RDA COVID-19: Recommendations and guidelines on data sharing

This is the final version of the recommendations and guidelines from the RDA COVID-19 Working Group, and has been endorsed through the official RDA process.

RDA COVID-19: Recommendations and guidelines

These detailed guidelines are supplemented with higher level recommendations aimed at the other stakeholder groups who need to work together with the researchers and data stewards to realise the timely and open sharing of research data as a key component of pandemic preparedness and response.

Implementation of the My Health Record system

My Health Record is an online electronic summary of a person’s health information. The Australian government invested $1.15 billion in the development of the system and other digital health infrastructure between 2012 and 2016. The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of...
Audio interview

Google's obsession with your health

In this interview, Phillip Adams talks to Julia Powles, Associate Professor of Law and Technology at the University of Western Australia, about Google's latest aspirations for entering the global healthcare market.

AMSANT submission on the National Primary Health Care Data Asset discussion paper - The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT)'S submission to the National Primary Health Care Data Asset (NPHCDA). This submission focuses on the need for strong protection of the rights and interests of Indigenous people in relation to their health data.

Guide to health privacy

This guide has been written to help health services providers — from doctors and private sector hospitals, through to allied health professionals, pharmacists, childcare centres and gyms —understand their obligations under the Privacy Act 1988, and embed good privacy in their practice.

APO Digital Inclusion Collection brief: August 2019

This snapshot is inspired by the initiation of the Digital Health Literacy program being piloted for the Australian Digital Health Agency between July and December 2019. This program will deliver training to support people to improve their digital health literacy, including how to find quality...
Working paper

Modelling the possible returns to the NHS from private sector use of the 100K genomes database

This paper discusses why this is a particular moment for the NHS and Genomics England (GE), as they structure the commercial relationships with companies accessing the 100K Genomes database.

Estonian ehealth strategic development plan 2020

The Estonian eHealth Strategic Development Plan 2020 is part of the activity plan of the Government of the Republic 2014– 2015. It focuses on particular eHealth specific choices and activities the realisation of which is feasible between 2015-2020.