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Should the government hold a central database of its citizens' health data?
The government shouldn't hold a central database of its citizens' health data
National research into health would be easy and affordable to do. This could mean that funding is targeted to where it is most needed
In the event of an emergency, hospitals have access to my next of kin information, known allergies, blood type and organ/tissue donation request.
Users can keep track of all their health information in one place
Users choose the appropriate Privacy setting
The government cannot assure its people that their privacy/data is protected.
There are plans to include genetic information
GPs claim it is not fit for purpose. They already have existing systems for tracking patient data
Once you have a MyHealth record everything will be added unless you request for it not to be
Who should provide healthcare: the government or the market?
Should the US government guarantee every citizen a job?
Individual data privacy is necessary for a healthy society