The worldwide digital revolution has the potential to strengthen connections across the sector, resulting in better outcomes for patients.

The term digital health can refer to any form of healthcare provision that is delivered by digital means including electronic health records such as My Health Record, secure messaging between providers, electronic prescribing, electronic referrals and systems such as telehealth. Digital Health can also be used in reference to the various clinical software and patient admission systems found across the healthcare sector as well as clinical audit tools such as PEN CAT. NWMPHN is continually striving to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of health services by implementing innovative electronic communication between healthcare providers, as well as promoting and supporting the use of the My Health Record system.

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