Also in this wrap: Benetas announces a new chair; and Australian Digital Health Agency appoints chief digital officer.
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Australia’s aged care service organisations have joined forces with the federal government’s digital health agency to contact members and highlight the benefits of the expansion of My Health Record to an opt-out program.
Aged care and retirement living providers and an industry peak body are among 80 members of a new collaboration tasked with growing the digital health industry.
Aged care, doctors and pharmacists groups are calling for seamless digital integration between aged care and health records.
Fax machines are still used widely in aged care, challenging a new push from government to replace them with electronic messaging in the broader health sector.
Using digital technology to enable and empower informal carers is a priority of the digital health agency and its forthcoming national strategy, says the agency’s CEO Tim Kelsey.
In this story: senior appointments at digital health agency; Baker & McKenzie appoints new healthcare head; and Tunstall Australia MD re-elected to MTAA board.
International talent Tim Kelsey to steer Australia’s digital health; and former Amana Living CEO Ray Glickman joins international consultancy.