What is digital health?

What is digital health?

Digital health is the delivery of health services using digital technologies and is crucial to health service modernisation. It has the potential to reshape existing health services, making them safer, more efficient, flexible, personalised and sustainable, and provide consumers with new tools to support self-management, and new ways of collaboratively engaging with health services.

Who we are

Who we are

The CRE is a national research centre which brings together the major Australian centres of health informatics research. It has the support of the Australian Digital Health Agency and the Australasian College of Health Informatics. Together this community of researchers and front-line service providers are tackling the challenges that impede the creation of a truly safe, efficient and effective digital health services for both clinicians and consumers.

Our research

Our research

The CRE delivers an integrated research program to address critical evidence gaps that limit our national capacity to exploit digital technologies in healthcare. Our translation program delivers evidence-based recommendations to government, health services, consumers, clinicians and industry. We provide workforce development programs including an Australasian Health Informatics Fellowship Program.

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