Digital health programs such as electronic medication management (EMM) can improve the safety and quality of health care.
EMM can apply to:
By using EMM, healthcare services can reduce the number of preventable adverse medication events, and medication prescribing and dispensing errors. EMM systems can improve the accuracy, visibility and legibility of medical information, so that the communication between professionals and consumers is clearer.
The Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council (AHMAC) endorsed the Commission’s revised:
AHMAC also agreed to recommend the incorporation of the revised documents into planning for and, where appropriate, implementation of EMM and other clinical information systems in public health services.