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The future of health is digital

Australians are more digitally connected now than ever before - 9 out of 10 of us own a smartphone and are accessing all sorts of services online. The insights you gave us from the survey will help us continue to evolve one of the best healthcare systems.

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We heard from Australians across the country

Industry Partners

Like other government departments, health jurisdictions or PHN’s.

Individual Healthcare Providers

Like doctors, dentists, pharmacists & physiotherapists.

Healthcare Provider Organisations

Like hospitals or dental and medical practices.

General Public

Clinical Bodies and Consumer Organisations

Like peak bodies that support specific health issues or groups of healthcare providers or consumers.

Industry & Technology Organisations

Like those that develop hardware & software for either healthcare providers or the general public.

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“Digital health should enhance my ability to deliver patient care.”
Simon Kelly
Optometrist, Specsavers, Runaway Bay QLD

Why is the digital health strategy so important?

The future of health is digital.

What is the future of digital health?

See what progress has been made and where we could go in the future.

Your say was important

The next digital health strategy will cover a five-year time frame. The insights provided through the survey will be used to develop the draft strategy and implementation plan for governments, healthcare providers, consumers, innovators and the technology industry.

How we’ll get there

Jul - Oct 2021

During this phase, you could have responded to the survey, attended an event, and subscribed to keep up to date.

Nov 2021

The survey has closed, and we've consolidated all the insights and begun creating a draft strategy.

Where to next?


The final strategy and plan will be developed and shared and then made ready to implement.

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