This is a list of information published by CHF that relates closely to digital health.

My Health Record is the most important digital health reform for Australians in 2018. You can find out more about it and how it works through our series of 6 webinars on the topic: chf.org.au/hub-my-health-record-webinar-series

 

Watch here: youtu.be/Ttz3eWx6BMU In this final webinar in the series, a panel of health consumers ask questions of a panel of representatives from Government about My Health Record.
Consumers want support in finding accurate, effective smartphone apps for health and wellness, and they should be subject to an authoritative regulatory system that rates them for efficacy. As consumers increasingly turn to health apps to aid and monitor their health and treatment, there’s clearly...
Consumer access to their own health records through My Health Record (MHR) is a key step in the shift from health consumers as passive patients, to consumers as active partners in their own care, exercising choice and control. It is vital that the goal of putting consumers at the centre of their...
Watch here: youtu.be/B-9Z7KpQqW0 In this webinar, we discuss among other topics what skills are required to use My Health Record, the level of digital inclusion in Australia and discuss the ethics of the decision to opting people with low digital or health literacy into the My Health Record system.
Watch here: youtu.be/M59yAJt_njM In this webinar, we discuss among other topics the risks to privacy and security, the risk to community perceptions of the intersection between the health system and government, and what measures are in place to manage and mitigate these risks. Panellists Tony...
Watch here: youtube.com/watch?v=xdOpbG8ZJo8. In this webinar, we discuss among other topics the benefits to the individual, the benefits to the health system, the barriers to realising benefits and what work is underway to measure benefits. This will include a discussion of some of the risks and...
Watch here: youtube.com/watch?v=jBHkHqlQvhI - In this webinar, we discuss among other topics how My Health Record currently and could in the future interact with the rest of the Ausrtralian health system, the safety and quality impacts of digital health, and what else is happening in digital health.
Watch here: youtube.com/watch?v=5yhx4WZP6EM In this webinar, we briefly cover My Health Record in general, then open a panel discussion that focussed on the privacy and security of the system, how legislation and policy affects it, and whether and what changes should be made to improve the privacy...
Our focus in this response is health data, as that is our area of expertise and interest. As recognised in the issues paper, health data is more sensitive than data about most other areas of a consumers’ lives, such as personal preference for transport to work or even more sensitive data like...

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