Education and Training on My Health Record (MHR)

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The ASA Policy Team and ANZCA have been working closely with the Australian Digital Health Agency (Agency) to take steps towards supporting and informing the ASA members and Practice Managers about My Health Record and its access.

We undertake to publish educational material to deliver My Health Record updates to members.

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Upcoming Information Evenings

We will continue to bring you updates and valuable information and resources as we work with the Agency to assist our members.


Upcoming Webinar

Pain Management Through Greater Use of Digital Technology
25 June 2020
Time: 6:30pm
Presenters: Dr Lalia Tabassum & Ben Cohn

About: Digital health technologies can improve outcomes for Australians requiring pain management by increasing the information flow among healthcare professionals.  This session will cover how the implementation of the various programs within the Australian Digital Health Strategy can lead to better care coordination and how digital health tools might be leveraged by pain medicine specialists to improve clinical outcomes.

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Past Webinars

To access previous My Health Record Webinars, please click here to follow through to the Agency’s website archive.


Electronic Prescribing update for Prescribers – 29 April 2020

Electronic prescribing provides an option for prescribers and their patients to have a digital prescription as an alternative to a paper prescription. The session will also address the fast track electronic prescribing initiative as well as image-based prescribing announced as part of the COVID-19 national health plan.


My Health Record: Supporting delivery of care in paediatrics – 13 August 2019

This webinar is intended for healthcare providers caring for children; from early stages to adolescence. The purpose is to provide an overview of the national My Health Record system, with an update on adoption across the health sector. Subject matters experts highlight the clinical information available and how this may be utilised by healthcare providers in their day-to-day practice. Additionally, this session clarifies the privacy & consent obligations and security features supporting the national system.

A copy of the presentation will be made available following the event to individuals who have registered to attend the webinar.


Privacy obligations post-out out for My Health Record – Healthcare organisations – 31 July 2019

This interactive webinar informed healthcare providers of their privacy obligations when interacting with the My Health Record. Learning outcomes of this webinar include:

  • Governing access to My Health Record system and how this applies to your organisation
  • Ensuring appropriate policies are in place to adhere to legislative requirements
  • Complying with consumer wishes in regard to accessing and uploading information


Clinical Documents in My Health Record explained – 18 July 2019

This webinar provided insights into the types of provider clinical documents that can be found in an individual’s My Health Record, highlighting the origins and accessibility to different document types as well as clarifying common ambiguities. Areas covered include:

  • Shared Health Summaries vs Event Summaries
  • Prescription and Dispense Records vs Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines
  • Medicines Information View- Pharmaceutical Shared Medicines List (PSML)
  • Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging
  • Specialist Letters
  • eReferrals
  • Medicare Documents
  • Advanced Care Plan and Advanced Care Document Custodian


What you need to know about connecting your practice to My Health Record – 18 February 2019

This webinar for healthcare providers offered the necessary tools and knowledge for how you and your practice can connect to the My Health Record. It was recorded and made available to individuals who were unable to join the session.