News and Events

National Product Catalogue Data Quality in Health Program

GS1 Australia and the Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency), in partnership with the Healthcare Industry, are continuing to implement the National Product Catalogue Data Quality Improvement Program to address healthcare industry concerns relating to data quality within the National Product Catalogue (NPC).

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Digital Health in an Era of Precision Medicine — The Genome Generation

As the Chief Medical Adviser for the Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency), I'm privileged to have the opportunity to meet with many inspiring people – clinicians, health consumers, researchers and innovators who help us think about the way our organisation can best serve Australians to get a good deal out of our investment in digital health services and technologies. We are delivering key services at the Agency that will enable our health system to remain world-leading in its innovation and ability to support a high standard of health and well-being for our citizens. Our continued efforts to improve and expand our understanding of how our services underpin and interrelate to the broader health and care ecosystem depends upon us continually looking outwards, reflecting and learning about future directions for health and care clinical priorities, as well as focussing on striving for internal excellence in our organisation.

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National Clinical Terminology Service: Website User Survey

In October 2016, the Australian Digital Health Agency launched the National Clinical Terminology Service (NCTS) website www.healthterminologies.gov.au to provide our customers with a one-stop shop to access our terminology products, tools, applications and supporting resources. We are conducting a survey to seek your feedback on the website and to help identify future improvements to the service.

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Webinar: Zen and the art of managing multimorbidity

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) are holding the final webinar of its 'eHealth Enabled Management of Chronic and Complex Conditions' series on Tuesday 21 March 2017.

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New National Diagnostic Imaging Program Established

The Australian Digital Health Agency is pleased to announce the establishment of a new national Diagnostic Imaging Program that aims to have diagnostic imaging reports available in the My Health Record system and accessible by consumers and healthcare providers.

The first Steering Group meeting took place in Brisbane on Thursday 2 March 2017 with 17 members in attendance representing a range of healthcare peak bodies and consumer groups.

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