8 things pharmacists must know about MyHealth Record

The PSA has issued new guidelines to help navigate the legal minefield

The PSA has launched guidelines to help pharmacists navigate the MyHealth Record system as it changes from opt-in to opt-out for all Australians.
Here are eight key points from the guidelines:

  • Ideally, pharmacies should display a sign advising patients whether or not the pharmacy uses MyHealth Record (MHR).
  • By signing up for a MHR, patients are giving consent for their clinical information to be uploaded to the record. But it’s a good idea to let patients know. For example, display a sign that states all prescriptions are uploaded to a