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Volume: 14 Issue: 12
(December 2017)

risk management e-health health pharmaceutical database data sharing

michael park leah wickman



Australia: Managing risk in light of new National Digital Health Strategy

In an effort to transform the quality and sustainability of healthcare, Australia has introduced a National Digital Health Strategy aimed at evolving the healthcare industry by effectively using digital information. In this article, Michael Park and Leah Wickman, Partner and Associate at Allens respectively, examine Australia’s introduction of a nationalised electronic health record system, the risks and what this step might mean for the healthcare industry.

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