E-health programs can improve the quality of health care. The Commission contributes to e-health safety by optimising safety and quality in the rollouts of clinical systems. It focuses on hospital medication management programs and discharge summaries, and using e-health initiatives to improve the safety and quality of health care, including antimicrobial stewardship.
The Commission’s e-health safety programs include:
The Commission works in collaboration with states and territories, the private hospital and primary care sectors, the Australian Digital Health Agency, the National Health CIO Forum, and other national bodies to promote the safety and quality agenda within national e-health programs.