Transforming Australia’s digital health services

Transforming Australia’s digital health services

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Transforming Australia’s digital health services will benefit Australians in a number of ways; from reducing hospital admissions, and adverse events, to improving patients’ care and treatment options.

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Health Council recently approved Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy.

Currently, 5 million Australians have a My Health record – the strategy aims, amongst other things, to expand this offer to all Australians by 2018 (unless they opt to not have one).

Dr Norman Swan recently interviewed Tim Kelsey, CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency on ABC Radio.  For the full transcript, please click here

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