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Australian Digital Health Agency (My Health Record) Project

Project overview

Australian Digital Health Agency Project 2020The National Allergy Strategy is working with the Australian Digital Health Agency to improve the quality of patient allergy information in My Health Record.

This project aims to:

  • Encourage more health professionals working in allergy to routinely access and upload patient information in My Health Record.
  • Explain to consumers the importance of having information about life-threatening allergies recorded in My Health Record.
  • Help standardise the terminology used by GPs when recording allergy information in a shared health summary
  • Make sure that allergy information can be easily found in My Health Record

For more information about this project please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Health professionals

The National Allergy Strategy has developed resources for clinical immunology/allergy specialists and other health professionals to support their use of My Health Record.

Consumers

The National Allergy Strategy has developed resources for allergy consumers to explain the allergy and adverse reaction section of My Health Record, including how to add their own allergy information.

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Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the leading medical organisation for allergy in Australia. 

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Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) is the leading patient support organisation for allergy in Australia. 

The National Allergy Strategy has received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health for the following projects:
Food allergy prevention | 250K Youth Project | Food service | Drug allergy | Shared Care Model

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