New digital health chief to get $522,000 a year to fix troubled My Health Record system

The head of the Turnbull government’s six-month-old Australian Digital Health Agency will be paid a tidy $522,000 annual salary package after beating more than 100 other applicants to take the role fixing the plagued My Health Record system. The chief executive’s pay comes with the difficult task of overseeing the $156 million agency and its remit to digitise the nation’s health systems, including fixing the delayed national roll-out of My Health Record. New chief executive of the Australian Digital Health Agency, Tim Kelsey.¬†Photo: Contributed Despite a number of teething problems, about 4.4 million Australians have signed up so far, as…
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