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Evolving health and care to meet the needs of modern Australia

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The National Digital Health Strategy Vision

Better health for all Australians enabled by safe, seamless, secure digital health services and technologies that provide a range of innovative, easy to use tools for both patients and providers.

Strategic Priorities

By 2022, the National Digital Health Strategy will deliver the essential, foundational elements of health information that can be safely accessed, easily utilised and shared.

Framework for Action

How Australia will deliver the benefits of digitally enabled health and care

 

Actions Across Australia

Delivering the benefits of digitally enabled healthcare together

Link to My Health Record case studies

My Health Record

Read how healthcare organisations, governments, and industry are working together to ensure all Australians have the opportunity to benefit from having health information that is available whenever and wherever it is needed.

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Link to Secure Messaging case studies

Secure Messaging

The technology industry is working towards adoption of agreed compliant messaging standards to ensure health information is exchanged securely to support healthcare professionals to provide more effective and coordinated care.

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Link to Driving Innovation case studies

Driving Innovation

See how governments and healthcare providers are working together with the technology industry to foster a vibrant digital health industry in Australia, delivering world-class innovations to improve the lives of healthcare consumers.

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Key Themes

  • 1.

    Support me in making the right healthcare choices, and provide me with options

  • 2.

    Help all the people who care for me to understand me, and together, provide safe and personalised care

  • 3.

    Create an environment where my healthcare providers and I can use and benefit from innovative technologies

  • 4.

    Support me in making the right healthcare choices, and provide me with options

The Australian Digital Health Agency is supported by

Link to ACT Health website
Link to NSW Health website
Link to NT Health website
Link to Queensland Health website
SA Health
Link to Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services website
Link to Victoria Health website
Link to Western Australia Department of Health website