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.
Digital transformation is a key priority for health and care services in Western Australia – harnessing the power of the modern information revolution for people, communities and the care professionals who serve them.
This session explores with health leaders in WA ways in which they are supporting clinical, social and economic outcomes through digital innovation and data sharing – and promoting future system resilience in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
· Empowering patients and the community
· Enabling clinical leadership
· Prioritising data analytics in care planning and population health management
· Creating a platform for digital innovation