Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) collects, uses and stores information in line with Australian Privacy laws.
The purpose of the Practice Incentive Program Quality Improvement (PIP QI) Incentive data collection is to support GCPHN and Gold Coast general practices to meet requirements of the PIP QI Incentive Data Governance Framework and Guidelines. General practices require an executed Practice Agreement to access a license to use Primary Sense ™ and Pen CS Cat Plus for GCPHN to extract general practice data.
The GCPHN Data Governance Committee oversees the implementation of the Information Management Policy Framework that informs data policies, data procedures, data security, data guidelines and risk management plans that include specifications for audit trails and the notification and management of data breaches, cyber-security measures and disaster recovery plans.
In General Practices with an executed Practice Agreement to access a license to use Primary Sense ™ or Pen CS Cat Plus.
This information management life-cycle identifies how the necessary data is collected from general practice.
This information management life-cycle identifies how the data is organised and stored by GCPHN.
Primary Sense ™ and Pen CS Cat Plus use industry standard databases and business intelligence tools with appropriate access controls and audit capability
This information management life-cycle identifies how the data is accessed and by whom in general practices and at GCPHN.
Chilli Database is GCPHN’s Client Relationship Management (CRM) database.
The PIP Eligible Data Set Governance Framework provides guidance on the roles and responsibilities for data content, collection, use, access, aggregation, privacy, security and data ownership at the local, regional and national level and details the role and responsibilities of each of the data custodians:
Data aggregation and disaggregation permissions linked to local, regional and national data custodians are outlined in the PIP Eligible Data Set Governance Framework.
GCPHN shares specific practice information with the Commonwealth Department of Health (DoH) to support the administration of the PIP QI Incentive. The information shared with DoH is:
The Information is shared via a CSV file and uploaded to the secure DoH Health Data Portal via secure transmission and Auskey. Only GCPHN authorised staff are able to access and upload to the DoH Health Data Portal.
GCPHN confirms a general practice is registered for the PIP QI Incentive in PAT CAT. This is required to generate a data report against the 10 improvement measures and isolate the PIP Eligible Data Set.
De-identified aggregate level data for secondary purposes such as service planning and reporting is shared via electronic transfer with:
This information management life-cycle identifies how the data is used and shared in general practices, GCPHN and with other related parties
|MAINTAIN/SECURE||Microsoft Azure meets a broad set of international and industry specific compliance standards. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/overview/trusted-cloud/
GCPHN Staff security
Practice staff security:
This information management life-cycle identifies how the data is secured and maintained by GCPHN.
This information management life-cycle identifies how long the data is retained for and when, under what circumstances and how it is disposed of by GCPHN.