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Health-e Together Digital Care: accessible, connected & efficient healthcare for our community

What is Digital Health?

Digital health is a critical element of the future of healthcare.

Digital Health offers the potential to support greater engagement, accessibility, quality, safety, efficiency, and sustainability of health systems around the world. With a focus on engaging and empowering patients, activating caregiver networks and understanding that patients are increasingly behaving as consumers of healthcare. Digital health provides us with a toolbox of technologies and techniques that support the development of new, innovative patient and caregiver-centred models of care.

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Health-e Together Digital Care Toolbox.

This change management toolbox offers healthcare providers a range of resources, tools and techniques to support the implementation of digital change at different levels of digital health readiness.

The toolbox will assist healthcare organisations to recognise how digital health technologies are applied in practice to achieve greater efficiency in healthcare delivery and better health outcomes for consumers.

Digital Care Survey.

The brief survey is an effective tool for healthcare services to identify gaps in their practice digital health readiness and be part of the change approach for future digital health initiatives. Participating in this survey helps healthcare practices determine their digital health readiness level and supports the planning for innovative digital health activities in the region.

Registrations are currently closed for Digital Maturity Assessments for all providers. If you would like to express your interest in participating in a digital maturity assessment, please contact the digital health team.

Latest digital health news

November 29 2023

Digital Health Assessment reveals solid foundations for improvements in digital maturity.

The Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC PHN) has completed a comprehensive digital health maturity assessment for more than 300 health facilities revealing a higher score of digital maturity across the HNECC region in comparison to other PHN regions.

Learn more about Digital Health Assessment reveals solid foundations for improvements in digital maturity.
November 14 2023

SafeScript NSW’s new approval management functionality

SafeScript NSW’s new approval management functionality will mean that prescribers (medical, nurse and dental practitioners) will be able to apply online for approval to prescribe or supply certain Schedule 8 medicines (in some cases, be issued approvals in real time), monitor application progress, view patient approval (previously referred to as an authority) history, have visibility of the number of active approvals held and see all approvals held within their organisations.

Learn more about SafeScript NSW’s new approval management functionality

Digital Health Support in General Practice

The PHN’s Primary Care Improvement Team partner with general practices to build a better Australian primary health system.

Digital Health Contacts

Marilyn Dickson

Manager, Digital Health
Phone Email

Phone Number

0437 819 946 Call now

Jaclyn Allison

Digital health officer
Phone Email

Phone Number

1300 859 028 Call now
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