Digital Health Articles

Digital Health Articles

Broadly, the term digital health refers to any form of healthcare provision delivered via electronic means. This may include electronic health records, electronic referrals, secure messaging between providers, and telehealth/ telemedicine.

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The National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) is a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) tool used to authenticate and securely access a range of digital health services and platforms, sign documents digitally, and encrypt information for secure exchange. NASH certificates enable access to services including My Health Record, Healthcare Identifiers Service, Electronic Prescribing, and Secure Messaging. read more

By 13 March 2022, health and aged care professionals will need to use web services compatible software to access Services Australia digital channels, including claiming and billing.
Services Australia is upgrading their digital health and aged care channels to web services technology. The Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology currently used to authenticate the transmission of claims and data is also being replaced with Provider Digital Access (PRODA) for organisations. read more