From health benefit to hazard. Where My Health Record went wrong

Shared medical records have huge potential for improving patient treatment and care. But how can you be sure who’s accessing your data? We’ll explore how the uncertainties around My Health Record impacted patients and public trust in the system, and discuss what should have been done instead.


Dr David Glance is director of the UWA Centre for Software Practice, a UWA research and development centre. Dr Glance worked in the finance and software industry for over 20 years at companies such as the Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC, Microsoft, Tibco and IONA Technologies before spending the last 18 years at UWA. The UWA CSP provides training and research opportunities for students and has developed commercial software in the health and education sectors that is being used across Australia in hospitals, GP clinics and aboriginal medical services.

5:30pm @The Stables, 888 Hay Street, Perth

Also speaking at this location at 7:00pm is Dr Julia Powles