Digital health enablers

Our role is to work with our partners to develop a health system that works for people, investing in important primary care services and encouraging innovation in the delivery of care.

Digital health can strengthen preventive healthcare, improve quality of care, reduce costs both for health organisations and service users as well as improve health equity in Western Australia.

Digital health connects healthcare providers and consumers, improves access to care and ensures information key clinical information is shared securely to enable safer, better quality healthcare.

If you would like to initiate or expand your digital health capabilities at your practice, we can assist you. Please contact your Primary Health Liaison or email our Digital Health Team via

For information on the following topics, please click on the links.

My Health Record

Learn about how the My Health Record system can assist you to access timely information about your patients.

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Data extraction and analysis

Find out about the benefits of data sharing to help identify quality informed improvement opportunities and to help plan health services in your region.

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Secure messaging

We can help with reliable and secure provider-to-provider communication, which is a key component of digitally enabled integrated and coordinated care across the Australian health sector.

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Electronic prescribing

Get help with managing the processes of prescribing, dispensing, administering and monitoring of medicines. It’s important to ensure cost-effective use of medicine and good health outcomes for all.

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Learn how Telehealth is used to transmit health information over any distance.

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Find out how you can participate in the Practice Incentive Payment Quality Improvement (PIP QI).

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Australian Digital Health Agency

The Australian Digital Health Agency is the government-funded organisation tasked with developing and supporting digital health across all areas of health.

We work in partnership with the Agency to help progress healthcare in Western Australia into the digital frontier. By using innovation in the delivery of care to address inequitable access, we shape, strengthen and sustain a health system that is fit for the future.

The Agency is responsible for developing key standardisation frameworks and guidelines such as the National Clinical Terminology Service, the eHealth Reference Platform, security protocols and key service infrastructure. These frameworks and guidelines provide a solid national foundation to enable digital health initiatives such as My Health Record to fully flourish.

Useful links, resources and frequently asked questions

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