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Connecting Australia to a healthier future

The need for a connected healthcare system is greater than ever – one that’s accessible, progressive and secure. 

Better use of data and technology is helping people live healthier lives, with greater control and better access to important health information.

See how digital health can connect you to better healthcare

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Asking the big questions

What is an electronic prescription?

What is an electronic prescription?

Electronic prescriptions are a convenient alternative to paper prescriptions. During your consultation your doctor will send your electronic prescription to you as an SMS or an email. So you can focus on your health, not your filing.

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What are the benefits of telehealth?

What are the benefits of telehealth?

Whether it’s because of COVID-19, a pounding headache or anxiety, sometimes you just can't leave the house. Thankfully, you can now chat to many healthcare providers from the comfort of your couch. To have a telehealth consultation, all you need to do is make a phone or video call. 

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What is My Health Record?

What is My Health Record?

Your record is a secure place to store your important health information. You decide what to add to your record and who can access it – putting you in control. Best of all, your record is available wherever you go, whenever you need it. Want to access your record now? You sure can.

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Why keep important health information in one place?

Why keep important health information in one place?

Picture this. It’s the middle of the night and your newborn has woken up with a fever. What was she allergic to again? Between insomnia, stress and adrenaline, it may be easy to forget. Fortunately, with My Health Record your important health information is securely stored in one place. You can add vital health information that your doctor can find whenever they need it - even at three in the morning. 

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What is digital health?

What is digital health?

Better use of data and technology is helping people live healthier lives, with greater control and better access to important health information. Digital health is about connecting you to better healthcare and Australia to a healthier future.

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How can technology improve my health?

How can technology improve my health?

Technology can help you get the healthcare you need, on your terms. For example, you can chat to a doctor over the phone with a telehealth consultation. You can get a prescription sent as an SMS or email. And you can store your vital health information online for access anywhere, any time.

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Media releases

Stay up to date with the latest news and information as well as all our past media releases.

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Events and webinars

Access a range of training and events on digital health, My Health Record, electronic prescribing and more.

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Podcasts

Listen to our podcast series providing you with the latest information on digital health from experts in their field.

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