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Digital Health Update - April

April 08, 2019


Enabling clinical use of My Health Record in pharmacy workshops

These have been successful in Gatton, Dalby and Warwick and more workshops are scheduled to happen in Toowoomba (14/05/19), Ipswich (15/05/19) and Goondiwindi (4/06/19).

The workshops aim to expand attendees’ knowledge of the My Health Record system and explore its features and functionalities and benefits and uses as they relate to pharmacy practice.

My Health Record eLearning

Community Pharmacy and Allied Health

Our new Community Pharmacy and Allied Health eLearning courses are live.

These self-paced course supports those working in Community Pharmacy or Allied Health to become familiar with and confident in using the My Health Record system.These modules have been accredited for CPD points.

The courses can be found here on the eLearning portal.

Media release

Axe the fax: New Agency incentive supports paperless healthcare

The Australian Digital Health Agency has announced an incentive to accelerate clinical software provider adoption of standards to deliver enhanced secure messaging functionality into their systems by 2020.

Eliminating paper-based messaging in healthcare is a priority of the National Digital Health Strategy, which was approved in 2017 by all states and territories through the Council of Australian Governments Health Council.

Please see the media release here.


A national conversation begins on a roadmap for a more modern, digitally connected health system.

An online consultation for all Australians, including frontline clinicians, consumers, healthcare organisations and the technology sector to have their say on a more modern, digitally connected health system is now open.

The online consultation is part of a nationwide series of discussions used to co-design the National Health Interoperability Roadmap, which will agree the standards and priorities required to achieve a more modern digitally connected health system in Australia.

Have your say here

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