The cyber security impacts of Artificial Intelligence in nursing and midwifery

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools become more widespread, particularly in sectors such as healthcare, the importance of cyber security protection measures will become even more paramount.  To help clinicians understand and adapt to the changing landscape, the ANMF and Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) are running a webinar later this month looking at what AI […]

The Break Glass function in My Health Record: when and how to use it

There are certain urgent situations where health professionals can legally access restricted information in a My Health Record to lessen or prevent a serious threat to a person’s health. This is known as Emergency Access or the break glass function. While it is expected that it will be rarely required, it is important to understand […]

CSIRO reports surge in AI in healthcare

A surge in the amount of digital data in the health sector, together with increases in compute power and the availability of new artificial intelligence (AI) tools are leading to an explosion of AI being used in healthcare, according to a new report from CSIRO. Australia’s national science agency CSIRO AI Trends for Healthcare report […]

National Digital Health Strategy set to empower Australians

Governments have ticked off a 5-year plan aiming to empower Australians to manage and improve their personal health and wellbeing through advances in digital technology. Launched today, Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy 2023 – 2028 and accompanying Strategy Delivery Roadmap present a path towards an inclusive, sustainable and healthier future for all Australians. The digital health strategy is striving […]