My Health Record is a secure online summary of key patient health information. Healthcare providers can access the system to view and add information that can be shared with doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers from anywhere, any time.
Through the My Health Record system, providers can access timely information about their patients, including:
- A patient’s health summary
- Hospital discharge summaries
- Medication prescribing and dispense history
- Pathology reports and diagnostic imaging reports
- Immunisation history
Learn more about a provider’s experience using My Health Record: How My Health Record is helping medical specialists to deliver better, more integrated care via this YouTube video.
The Australian Digital Health Agency is working closely with a range of stakeholders to register, access and measure benefits of the My Health Record system.
The following resources provide more information for healthcare providers about My Health Record:
- Digital Health website and benefits for healthcare providers
- Access free online eLearning modules or podcasts
- Join an upcoming webinar
- Find information on uploading, viewing and organisation registration
My Health Record registration support:
Ph 1300 901 001 during business hours. Email: email@example.com
My Health Record for patients
My Health Record provides a safe and secure place for patients to access important health information at anytime, including in emergencies. Consumer education and resources are now readily available to assist patients with connecting with My Health Record.
My Health Record for aged care
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission called from universal adoption of digital technology and My Health Record (recommendation 68).
The Australian Digital Health Agency has been working towards supporting aged care providers to adopt My Health Record into their service delivery. This connected healthcare will support residential aged care residents and their healthcare teams to have immediate access to key health information.
As from June 2023, GPs using Best Practice software can now upload their patients’ advance care planning documents to their My Health Record as a PDF.