Practice Assist can provide advice and assistance to general practices seeking to embrace digital technologies to support the delivery of quality primary health care.
Digital health refers not only to how a patient's information is gathered, stored, and accessed, but also relates to the use of highly advanced and specialised tools for procedures, interactions between providers, and the mediums and infrastructure to deliver patient-centred care.
A My Health Record is an online summary of an individual’s health information. For this reason, it is important that this information is kept safe and secure. There is special legislation that limits when and how the information included in a My Health Record can be collected, used and disclosed.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner provides the following information: