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The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) invites you to attend a sector specific webinar session following the 16 July 2018 launch of the national expansion of the My Health Record.

This year every Australian will get a My Health Record unless they choose to opt out. The opt-out period has been extended until 15 November 2018.

Based on consultation and advice provided by key partners in the disability sector, the Agency is holding a sector specific webinar to continue to raise awareness of My Health Record in the community and to assist those who support people living with a disability understand more about My Health Record and the expansion program.

These webinars will provide an opportunity for questions to be answered about My Health Record and to learn more about the benefits of the record, how it works, the privacy and security of the system and what is contained in the records.

This invitation is also extended to your wider networks should they wish to attend. Please feel free to forward/circulate the link below.

The briefing will cover the following topics:

  • My Health Record overview
  • Changes in legislation to provide further privacy protections
  • How to manage your record (using privacy controls)
  • How we can help you to communicate to your networks/members
  • How can people opt out if they choose
  • Questions and answers