Date: 31 October 2023
The RACGP has provided a submission to the Department of Health and Aged Care’s discussion papers on ‘Modernising My Health Record – Sharing Pathology and diagnostic imaging reports by default and removing consumer access delays.’
The government is making changes to how information is shared to My Health Record in two ways:
Better access – requiring healthcare providers to upload diagnostic imaging and pathology reports
Faster access – allowing consumers to see those reports without delay after they are shared to My Health Record.
The consultation papers called for advice from stakeholders to help shape how the government may implement these changes
Read the submission
RACGP submission to Modernising My Health Record discussion paper (PDF)