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Initiatives and programs

Digital health can improve your wellbeing by connecting you to the latest tools and technology in healthcare. Ultimately giving you greater control and better access to your health information. 

 

My Health Record

My Health Record

Electronic prescriptions

Electronic prescriptions

Telehealth

Telehealth

Cyber security

Cyber security

National Children's Digital Health Collaborative

National Children's Digital Health Collaborative

Communities of Excellence

Communities of Excellence

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. 

Learn more about telehealth

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.

Log in to My Health Record via myGov 

How are people using My Health Record?

How are people using My Health Record?

Everyday more Australians, doctors, specialists, pharmacists and other healthcare providers are realising the benefits of securely storing vital health information in My Health Record. See the latest statistics that show how people and organisations are using My Health Record.

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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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