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My Health Record

Austin Health is participating in the My Health Record system.

What is My Health Record?

My Health Record is the national digital health record system that stores your key health information. It brings together health information from health care providers, Medicare and the patient.

My Health Record can help you keep a track of your own health history and enables health care providers to better manage your care.

We have strict policies and processes that protect the privacy for your information.

What Austin Health sends to your My Health Record

Austin Health currently sends the following information to My Health Record for patients who have not opted-out:

  • Inpatient Discharge Summaries for patients 18 years of age and over
  • Emergency Department Discharge Summaries for patients 18 years of age and over
  • Pathology results
  • Radiology results
  • Pharmacist Shared Medicines List

If you wish to withdraw your consent for this information to be uploaded to your My Health Record, let us know at your next visit or call Health Information Services on 03 9496 5447.

You are also able to opt-back-in if you have previously opted out of having information sent to your My Health Record.

Controlling your privacy

My Health Record is a safe and secure system that stores your health information.

You can take further steps to control your privacy by limiting who has access to your record.

Find out more about how to control access to your record.

More information

To find out more about My Health Record:

  • Visit the My Health Record website
  • Call the My Health Record Help Line on 1800 723 471
  • Visit a Medicare Service Centre