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My Health Record is a secure online summary of health information which improves access to health information for patients, carers and health providers. You can choose who your record is shared with; who accesses it and what’s stored in it.

The benefits of My Health Record include reducing time spent looking for and carrying health information around; avoiding unnecessary repeated scans and blood tests; and you won’t have to repeat health history to different health providers - which is especially handy for people travelling around Australia.

By the end of 2018, every Australian will have a My Health Record unless they choose not to have one during the three month opt out period that will run from 16 July to 15 October 2018.

For more information visit the My Health Record website.

You may choose to wait until your My Health Record is created automatically later in the year, or you may want to register for a My Health Record now by clicking on this link:

www.myhealthrecord.gov.au

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