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Managing digital health

Unit Code: MPH5319

Duration: 6 weeks

Contact Hours: 20-24 hours of study per week

Credit Points: 6


MPH5319 Managing Digital Health provides a solid understanding of the current digital health environment in Australia (and internationally) including examples of large-scale digital health initiatives. It explores the different types of digital health data and their use and limitations in healthcare and research. It introduces national data governance frameworks, and discusses how these policies and principles apply within institutions and organisations that use healthcare data. It takes a deep dive into the Australian Electronic Health Record journey and what has been learned from these experiences. It discusses the impact of digital health on consumers, as well as introducing current and future digital health innovations that will continue to shape how healthcare evolves.

This unit is aimed at clinicians and researchers working in healthcare and related research areas who wish to improve their understanding and experience in managing digital health.