We are excited to announce that we’re running our popular Digital Health Foundations course again in October 2023 with Tim Blake from the digital health consultancy Semantic Consulting. We have designed this course to be a broad and thought-provoking introduction to digital health for clinicians, health IT professionals, health administrators, and anybody wanting to learn about the transformative power of digitally-enabled models of care. Sessions will be:

  • Tuesday 17th October 12.00pm to 4:00pm
  • Tuesday 24th October 12.00pm to 4:00pm
  • Tuesday 31st October 12.00pm to 4:00pm

 

Our Digital Health Foundation training

Our Digital Health Foundation training course is a broad and thought-provoking introduction to digital health for clinicians, health IT professionals, health administrators and anybody wanting to learn about the transformative power of digitally-enabled models of care. The course objectives are for your staff to:

  • Develop an understanding of digital health and its key components
  • Understand how digital health technologies, techniques and cultural dynamics can be applied to the development of digitally-enabled models of care in Australia
  • Identify areas of digital health for further study and research
  • Learn how to intentionally develop a model of care on the foundations of a technology solution
  • Explore emerging concepts that can be applied to current healthcare challenges

 

What participants have previously said about this course

“Broad range of topics with good level of detail given the breadth.” “Great way to get a general overview of the digital health space at the moment, and hear from others in the field.” “The course covered a wide variety of topics. Presenters very credible and knowledgeable. Very applicable to my role.” The Digital Foundation course is a broad introduction to the fast growing world of digital health.

 

Session 1: Engaged Patients, Health Consumers and What Exactly is Digital Health?

  • Introductions and purpose of this course​
  • What is digital health?​
  • Digital health vs eHealth – focusing on demand side levers​
  • Engaged patients: more than just Dr Google​
  • Measuring the value in value-based healthcare​
  • Key engaged patient movements: OpenNotes and Patients Included​
  • Patients as health consumers​
  • Activating caregivers​
  • The globalisation of healthcare​
  • Socio-economics vs technology usage

Session 2: Technologies and Techniques

  • Telehealth
  • Mobile health
  • Behavioural health (The information deficit model, Gamification & Intrinsic vs extrinsic motivation)
  • Consumer health devices
  • PROMs and PREMs
  • Separating the signal From the noise
  • Data standards and the rise of FHIR and SNOMED CT
  • Clinical decision support
  • The importance of high-quality data

Session 3: Developing Digitally-Enabled Models of Care

  • Measuring digital health maturity
  • Managing change (Building a change toolkit and Using digital health maturity to determine readiness to adopt new models).
  • Examples of new digitally-enabled models of care
  • Benefits and disbenefits (Selling the right benefits, managing benefit asymmetry and the challenges of fee-for-service funding).
  • Considerations in developing a digitally-enabled model of care.
We will use an interactive mix of discussions, quizzes, videos, practical exercises and presentations to ensure we foster a rich learning environment. 
Book now, here