Australia has one of the best health systems in the world – on any measure. It has been a pioneer in use of digital health to empower patients, citizens and the care professionals who serve them – promoting new approaches to virtual care, interoperability and co-ordinated care planning while empowering consumers with My Health Record. The Australia Digital Dialogue series explores the opportunities for digital health today to support the ongoing response to COVD-19 and the improvement of clinical, social and economic health and care outcomes. We travel virtually across the country to learn from system leaders how they are accelerating the digital health transformation and making it the new norm.
The Australian Capital Territory’s (ACT) vision for enabling and delivering exemplary person-centered care through digital innovation is based on a set of strategic goals: Access, Accountability and Sustainability.
• The importance of digital maturity – and how to measure it
• Access- Delivery of care, Telehealth and virtual care delivery Accountability- Workforce Strategy, Data management
• Sustainability – Innovations, technology