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Notifiable Data Breach scheme commences

From 22 February 2018, the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme will apply to all agencies and organisations with existing personal information security obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act). All private sector health and aged care organisations are affected by the scheme requiring them to notify the Information Commissioner and any individuals likely to be at risk of serious harm in the event of an eligible data breach....

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RACGP calls for electronic-only patient communication

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has released a position paper calling for all healthcare services and government agencies that communicate patient information with general practices to eliminate paper forms and faxes within the next three years and to replace them with highly secure digital communications. The RACGP’s position statement on the use of secure electronic ...

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