Digital health

Journal article

21 Mar 2019
7

Researchers call for greater regulation and transparency as analysis of medicines-related apps found most directly shared user data - including sensitive health data - with third parties, posing an unprecedented privacy risk.

Report

Results from our fourth national consumer survey (2018 data) on digital health adoption
13 Feb 2019
67

A publicly accessible report from the 2018 Digital Health Consumer Adoption survey, conducted by Rock Health. The survey consists of 4,000 respondents of US adults aged 18 and over.

Report

Strengths, opportunities, constraints and barriers to the commercialisation of evidence based digital health technologies in Australia
10 Dec 2018
187

This report argues that leveraging new technologies will be instrumental in improving healthcare access and affordability for taxpayers.

Report

7 Dec 2018
23

This report provides an in-depth investigation of the health industry – a sector that is of critical importance to WA’s economy and people. The report explores the economic and employment opportunity it provides, including the sector’s evolution over time.

Conference paper

The Consumer Opinions about Research Data Sharing (CORDS) study
18 Oct 2018
27

Background

Health data which is routinely collected during the course of patient care, is a valuable resource to the advancement of research and can be an effective and efficient alternative to performing large-scale and costly clinical studies. Together with the growing capabilities of...

Report

Shifting Australia’s focus from illness treatment to health and wellbeing management
10 Sep 2018
105

This report provides a vision and plan for how Australia can shift focus away from illness treatment and towards the management of health and wellbeing.

Report

A report of a citizens’ jury designed to explore when it is reasonable for patients to expect patient data to be shared
13 Aug 2018
16

Introduction

On 17 January 2018, 18 people gathered at Friends’ Meeting House in Manchester and began a three-day “citizens’ jury”. The task for these citizens was to tackle a set of jury questions. The questions were designed to test a number of scenarios...

Report

Cybersecurity across the Australian healthcare sector
22 Jul 2018
6

HISA’s Cybersecurity Community of Practice (CoP) was established to inform and engage stakeholders and healthcare providers across the Australian health ecosystem regarding cybersecurity.

There are those who ask “who would be interested in hacking patient data?” It is precisely this attitude together with the...

Commentary

16 Jul 2018
96

Unless you take action to remove yourself from the My Health Record (MHR) system, the federal government will make a digital copy of your medical record, store it centrally, and, as the default, provide numerous people with access to it.

Commentary

16 Jul 2018
60

The My Health Record (MHR) system promises to make Australia a leader in providing citizens with access to their own health records.

Audio

13 Jul 2018
35

Unless you opt-out by mid-October, the Federal Government will create an online record of your health details that it can access for the rest of your life and beyond - even if you ask for it to be deleted. Privacy advocates are warning people to...

Journal article

10 Jul 2018
8

Abstract

Objective The transition to digital hospitals is fast-moving. Although US hospitals are further ahead than some others in implementing eHealth technologies, their early experiences are not necessarily generalisable to contemporary healthcare because both the systems and technologies have been rapidly evolving....

Report

How Australia will deliver the benefits of digitally enabled health and care
2 Jul 2018
215

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.

Report

13 Jun 2018
134

Digital health technology has the potential to transform the way we deliver and receive health and social care. Advances in digital technology provide a tangible opportunity to improve health care quality, consumer outcomes and experience.

Audio

15 May 2018
28

The federal government is pushing ahead with its plans to create an electronic health record for every Australian, but many are concerned about privacy and cybersecurity risks - and one expert recommends opting out.

Report

11 May 2018
24

The My Health Record system is Australia’s digital health record system. The data in the My Health Record system may also be used to provide insight into the effectiveness of the services and treatments being provided to continue to improve health outcomes. The framework will...

Report

23 Apr 2018
763

This report maps the activity and characteristics of individuals who engage with beyondblue’s Suicidal thoughts and self-harm forum. This work provides an evidence base that can be used to maintain, improve and replicate these services to better reach people vulnerable to serious mental health risks....

Report

2 Apr 2018
22

An overview of key AI concepts, their cross-cutting policy implications, and potential applications to government services and operations.

Prepared as background reading participants at the March 2018 AI + Public Policy conference, this report explores the origins of AI, AI’s present-day capabilities, the challenges...

Journal article

1 Apr 2018
26

General practitioners need to learn more about low-intensity online interventions to better meet the needs of patients of lower severity.

Report

30 Mar 2018
18

Executive summary Consumer health data – clinical and socio-demographic – is increasingly collected, linked and used, both with and without consumers’ knowledge and informed consent. There is increasing focus on ‘big data’, evidence-informed policy, and the value of data-driven service development and improvement. Recent...

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