The Digital Health Systems Collection examines aspects of digital health systems which promise to improve and transform healthcare. It explores the evidence of what actually works and the ongoing policy discussions for how to implement change that delivers positive health benefits at a system level.
Voluntary Indigenous identifier (VII) Framework: a framework for the collection, release, use and publication of VII data
This draft document is intended for data users and potential data users to set out the rules and principles used by the Department of Health when making decisions about the collection, release, use and publication of Voluntary Indigenous Identifier (VII) data. It also sets out...
The purpose of this white paper is to offer countries an agreed set of ‘standard’ benefits categories and potential outcome measures to support the international comparison of evidence relating to digital health technologies and services.
This position statement outlines the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners' views on identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in general practice settings.
This is the final version of the recommendations and guidelines from the RDA COVID-19 Working Group, and has been endorsed through the official RDA process.
These detailed guidelines are supplemented with higher level recommendations aimed at the other stakeholder groups who need to work together with the researchers and data stewards to realise the timely and open sharing of research data as a key component of pandemic preparedness and response.
My Health Record is an online electronic summary of a person’s health information. The Australian government invested $1.15 billion in the development of the system and other digital health infrastructure between 2012 and 2016. The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of...
In this interview, Phillip Adams talks to Julia Powles, Associate Professor of Law and Technology at the University of Western Australia, about Google's latest aspirations for entering the global healthcare market.
AMSANT submission on the National Primary Health Care Data Asset discussion paper - The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT)'S submission to the National Primary Health Care Data Asset (NPHCDA). This submission focuses on the need for strong protection of the rights and interests of Indigenous people in relation to their health data.
This guide has been written to help health services providers — from doctors and private sector hospitals, through to allied health professionals, pharmacists, childcare centres and gyms —understand their obligations under the Privacy Act 1988, and embed good privacy in their practice.