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Specialists

Adoption of digital health tools can help specialists and their teams when delivering health services across Australia.

 

Based on the latest ABS census, people with a long-term health condition are more likely to see three or more healthcare providers and more than 10% report that there are issues caused by a lack of communication between them. This makes the information that specialists can access and provide through digital health technology critical to continuity of care.

Digital health for specialists

What are the benefits?

Hear from industry experts about the benefits of digital health for specialists and how they are using digital health to streamline their processes, and optimise patient care.

What are the challenges?

Learn about challenges specialists face accessing a patient’s health information in order to provide the best care and advice, many experiencing complex health issues.

What resources are available?

Find out about the resources specialists use such as My Health Record, telehealth, electronic prescribing and secure messaging.

What support is needed?

Hear from specialists about the support they need to help their practices adopt digital health technologies.

What is the future of digital health?

Hear from specialists about their vision for an improved connected healthcare system with increased quality of data that will benefit all Australians.

Digital health tools for specialists

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My Health Record

myhealthrecord.gov.au
myhealthrecord.gov.au
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Electronic prescribing

Electronic prescribing
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Telehealth

Telehealth
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Secure messaging

Secure messaging

Online training for specialists

Online training

eLearning for specialists

training.digitalhealth.gov.au
training.digitalhealth.gov.au

Podcasts

Podcasts

Events and webinars

Events and webinars

Education and training support

If you would like further assistance, complete the education and training request form

Clinical software summary sheets for specialists

Below are a range of clinical software summary sheets with step-by-step instructions for interacting with My Health Record.

Best Practice

Communicare 

Genie

MedicalDirector

Zedmed

My Health Record software simulators for specialists

Healthcare professionals can now simulate viewing, creating and uploading clinical information to fictional patients’ My Health Records using the following software products:

Please use the following log in information to access the simulator environment:

  • The username is 'OnDemandTrainingUser' and should be completed for you, however you will be required to enter a password to access the session.
  • The password is 'TrainMe'. Please note this password is case sensitive.

Log into the software simulator

If you would prefer to attend a CPD accredited training session led by one of our instructors, register on our events and webinars page.

Contact us

General enquiries

Phone: 1300 901 001, 8am - 5pm (AEST/AEDT), Monday - Friday
Email: [email protected]

My Health Record enquiries

Phone: 1800 723 471 (option 2), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Additional resources for specialists

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Media releases

Media releases
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Newsletters

Newsletters
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Digital Bytes

Digital Bytes
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Blogs

Blogs
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Innovation

Innovation
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My Health Record statistics

Statistics

Media for specialists

6 August 2021

Gurriny Yealamucka connects Yarrabah community with technology for better healthcare

Media releases • My Health Record

Gurriny Yealamucka connects Yarrabah community with technology for better healthcare

15 July 2021

My Health Record: Allergy management for healthcare providers

Podcasts • My Health Record

My Health Record: Allergy management for healthcare providers

14 July 2021

My Health Record continues to grow with the addition of new ultrasound practice uploads

Media releases • My Health Record

My Health Record continues to grow with the addition of new ultrasound practice uploads

5 July 2021

Contract awarded for modernisation of national digital health infrastructure

Media releases • My Health Record

Contract awarded for modernisation of national digital health infrastructure

28 June 2021

Cancer patients use smartphones to provide feedback on their care experience

Media releases • Innovation

Cancer patients use smartphones to provide feedback on their care experience

25 June 2021

Provider Connect Australia - helping healthcare providers stay connected

Media releases • Secure messaging

Provider Connect Australia - helping healthcare providers stay connected

13 May 2021

Patient immunisation details now more easily available to healthcare providers

Media releases • My Health Record

Patient immunisation details now more easily available to healthcare providers

29 March 2019

Digital health in (clinical) practice - Dr John Aloizos

Blogs • Medicines Safety

Digital health in (clinical) practice - Dr John Aloizos

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