New personal health identifier
is disaster waiting to happen

eHealthThe planned new personal health identifier – one number supposedly to identify you for all health purposes – is a disaster waiting to happen, the Australian Privacy Foundation indicates in a submission. APF, with CLA help, identified that the system makes extra work for doctors, is missing a proper governance framework, bends or breaks the reasons Parliament passed new law, and ignores vital safeguards around DNA sampling and storage.
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