Framework for Action

The Framework for Action is the implementation plan for the National Digital Health Strategy and details how all those in the digital health ecosystem are working together to help empower people, and those who care for them, with modern digital services and products.

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Focusing on these national activities, together we will achieve the outcomes committed to in the strategy and realise the benefits for the healthcare system and the Australian community.

The framework will be updated over the life of the strategy to reflect the continuing progress in digital health innovation and investment.  If your organisation is leading on digital health innovations, projects and new ways of working that you would like considered for future updates of the framework, tell us the details in the feedback form below.

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

National Digital Health Strategy Activities

This Framework outlines 44 key activities prioritised for delivery between 2018 and 2022 that are necessary to implementing Safe, Seamless and Secure: The National Digital Health Strategy. Click on the each of the seven strategic priority areas below to read more detail on the activities required to deliver on the Strategy’s outcomes, and the roles participants in the digital health eco-system will play in order to deliver them.


My Health Record

Health information that is available whenever and wherever it is needed.

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Secure Messaging

Health information that can be exchanged securely.

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Interoperability and Data Quality

High-quality data with a commonly understood meaning that can be used with confidence.

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Medicines Safety

Better availability and access to prescriptions and medicines information.

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Enhanced Models of Care

Digitally-enabled models of care that improve accessibility, quality, safety and efficiency.

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Workforce and Education

A workforce confidently using digital health technologies to deliver health and care.

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Driving Innovation

A thriving digital health industry delivering world-class innovation.

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