Australian Digital Health Agency sees ‘inconsequential’ My Health Record data breach notices eroding trust
Ry Crozier reports:
The Australian Digital Health Agency, overseer of the My Health Record, has expressed concern at the number and type of “potential” data breaches it is being forced to disclose.
In a submission to the Privacy Act review [pdf], the agency (ADHA) asks for changes to the My Health Records Act under which it operates, and for “harmonisation” of data breach rules with those in the Privacy Act.
ADHA said the Act under which it operates requires both “actual and potential breaches” to be reported, a “first of its kind in national legislation”.
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