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  • Medicare information preferences

    Preferences that allow an individual to decide whether certain information (Medicare Benefits Schedule, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, Australian Organ Donor Register, Australian Immunisation Register, Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and Department of Veterans’ Affairs data) is to be included in their My Health Record.

  • Medicare overview

    The screen that provides a consolidation, or overview, of the Medicare information in the My Health Record. It is accessed via the Medicare Records menu.

  • Medicare records

    The menu in the My Health Record that contains Medicare Benefits Schedule, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, Australian Organ Donor Register and Australian Immunisation Register information where an individual has consented to have this information displayed in their My Health Record.

  • medicine record

    A summary of prescription and dispense information for the My Health Record. It delivers a list of medications that have been prescribed and dispensed to the individual.

    Note: this was previously referred to as medications view.

  • medicines information

    The view that quickly sorts and displays the most recent and available medicines information and documents in the individual’s My Health Record. It can include the individual’s latest shared health summary or discharge summary, up to two years of prescription and dispense records, and any allergy or adverse reactions. The medicines information view can be found under the Documents tab in an individual’s My Health Record.

  • mobile gateway

    A mechanism for mobile applications to securely integrate and interact with the My Health Record system and allow individuals and authorised representatives access to My Health Records. The mobile gateway does not authenticate healthcare providers.

  • My Health Record

    The record of information created and maintained by the System Operator in relation to the individual, and information that can be obtained by means of that record, including the following:
    • information that relates to the individual in the record relating to the individual’s registration;
    • health information connected in the My Health Record system to the individual, including information included in a record accessible through the index service;
    • other information connected in the My Health Record system to the individual, such as information relating to auditing access to the record; and
    • back-up records of such information.
  • My Health Record system

    The system that is used for the operation of functions under the My Health Records Act by the System Operator.
     
    The My Health Record system was launched on 1 July 2012 and provides a system of managing health information online that will make it more accessible to Australians who choose to sign up with the system, and healthcare providers.
     
    The My Health Record system is supported by a legislative framework consisting of the My Health Records Act 2012, Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010, My Health Records Regulation 2012, Healthcare Identifiers Regulations 2010 and My Health Records Rule 2016.
     
    Note: this was previously referred to as the personally controlled electronic health record or PCEHR.
  • My Health Records Act 2012

    The My Health Records Act 2012 commenced on 29 June 2012 and provides the critical components of the My Health Record system, while the operational detail is contained in the My Health Records Rule 2016. The My Health Records Act establishes the role of the My Health Record System Operator and its advisory committees, a privacy and security framework, penalty provisions and common mechanisms associated with the transparency and scrutiny of the Act.

  • My Health Records Regulation 2012

    The regulation that supports the effective operation of the My Health Record system by ensuring that the Healthcare Identifiers Service Operator can carry out its functions and share critical information with the My Health Record System Operator and providing additional detail in respect of a critical definition, the operation of the advisory committees and the interaction of state and territory laws.

  • My Health Records Rule 2012

    The My Health Records Rule (currently consisting of the My Health Records Rule 2012, My Health Records Rule 2016 and the My Health Records (Assisted Registration) Rule 2015) contain requirements regarding the day to day operation of the My Health Record system.

  • myGov

    A secure myGov account gives individuals access to a range of Australian Government services.