The My Health Record: Are you in or are you out?

Do you know you only have until Nov 15th to opt out of My Health Record? ‘opt-out’ set ups are disrespectful and strategically ensure passive consent I attended an info session a couple of weeks ago, where the presenter was an IT specialist.   His job was to ‘reassure’ attendees about My Health Record. What he … More The My Health Record: Are you in or are you out?

Opt-in or opt-out: what’s hubris got to do with it?

The above is the closing passages of this news article .  The comments on the article are worth reading. The article is an ‘argument’ in favour of the ‘my health record’ database. This database is controversial for several reasons, one of which is the default setting is to be included.  This means it is an opt-out … More Opt-in or opt-out: what’s hubris got to do with it?