GM Strategy - ADHA
Better use of data and technology can help people live healthier, happier and more productive lives. Digital health can make a real difference to people’s health by giving them greater control and better access to information. Tasked with improving health outcomes for Australians through the delivery of digital healthcare systems and the national digital health strategy for Australia, the Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) commenced operations on 1 July 2016. The Agency is responsible for national digital health services and systems, with a focus on engagement, innovation and clinical quality and safety. Our focus is on putting data and technology safely to work for patients, consumers and the healthcare professionals who look after them.
The GM Strategy will play a pivotal role in the execution of the strategic aims and outcomes for the Agency. Working closely with and directly for the Chief Digital Officer, and other members of the Executive Leadership team, this role focuses upon stakeholder engagement, evidenced based evaluation, review of legislation and subsequently policy direction, the innovation roadmap and leadership of a tight knit group of professionals that anchor the organisations strategic outcomes.
This position is a strategic and ‘hands on role’ focused on deliverables against agreed timeframes. You will have experience working with or in the health industry and have a deep understanding of Australian health policy and system. Your ability to think on your feet will ensure you can quickly solve problems and resolve issues. As a market innovator, your proactive approach to problem solving will see you deliver strong results. You will be an excellent communicator with an ability to manage and influence senior stakeholders including government and peak industry bodies, have experience in leading change across an organisation or system, with a start-up and innovation led spirit, and a track record in delivering programs. You will certainly be a strong leader to support capability development within the team.
Talking Point: My Health Record
Experts urge Govt to shelve "outdated" My Health Record database
The business of health in the digital age
My Health Record Update.
- Preventing employers and insurers requiring the disclosure of MHR information by employees.
- Preventing the use of MHR information for the purposes of hiring or continuing to employ someone or for use for insurance purposes, including workers compensation.
- Ensuring that the MHR system cannot be privatised or operated by a private provider.
- Stronger protections against the use of MHR data for statistical purposes, particularly preventing insurers from using the data.
- Emphasising the ability to request the complete deletion of a MHR at any time.
- Further strengthening protections for people suffering from domestic violence.
My Health Record: staying in or opting out?
- Opting out (73%, 358 Votes)
- Staying in (27%, 135 Votes)
1 in 4 GPs' burnout due to e-health records
GDPR: Ain’t No Ocean Wide Enough
Malcolm Turnbull Spends His Morning Trying To Opt Out Of MyHealthRecord
Introducing integrated e-government in Australia
My Health Record in pharmacy
Bomaderry-based pharmacist, Rachel Forgan, says access to My Health Record provides vital information to help her deliver better informed patient-centred care.
What is My Health Record (MHR)?
- MHR is Australia's national electronic health record system.
- It provides online storage for documents and data containing information about your health.
- The information can be uploaded by you, your healthcare providers, or by Medicare.
- It is you who will decide whether to make your information available to healthcare organisations and health care practitioners.