AAPM Digital Health

Digital Health

AAPM, in collaboration with the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA), is committed to providing a digital competency in healthcare Practice Management. The use of digital health technologies to improve effective and efficient Practice Management is a key focus.

AAPM works to provide its members and the industry with the latest digital information to enable further understanding and capabilities to continue in its vision of providing excellence in healthcare management for optimal patient outcomes.

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Training and support resources

There are many resources available to Practice Managers and their teams to further enhance their digital competencies and implementation of digital assets. 

To access the module, you will need to register for a FREE learning and development account with ADHA. You will be offered the opportunity to download a certificate of completion. Each completed module is worth 5 CPD points.

My Health Record courses


This course is designed to help you register and prepare your organisation to access My Health Record. 


This eLearning module supports healthcare organisations that wish to or are registered with the My Health Record system to develop or update their My Health Record security and access policy. 


This module explores security measures and legislation supporting the My Health Record system and how your organisation's policy governs the use of the system. 


This module provides an overview of the My Health Record system and the key health information that it contains. 


This module provides an overview of My Health Record and describes how general practitioners (GPs) can use it within their practice. 


Electronic Prescriptions courses


This module will explore what an electronic prescription is, how it is prescribed, and the policy requirements and legislation that underpin the process. 


This module is for prescribers who are familiar with electronic prescription tokens and would like to know more about the Active Script List (ASL). 

Digital Health courses


The Digital Health Security Awareness eLearning course has been developed to provide an introduction to online security concepts for the healthcare sector. 


This module outlines how to protect the confidentiality of people's health information during telehealth consultations. 


This module outlines how to protect yourself and your organisation when working remotely or working from home. 

My Health Record Digital Handbook

My Health Record (MHR) is a secure online summary of key patient health information, available to patients and healthcare providers anytime, including in an emergency.

AAPM and the ADHA have collaborated to develop the Digital Handbook for Practice Management. This handbook is designed to assist Practice Managers and their teams to navigate the process of registration of their practice (or organisation) to the My Health Record system and provides an understanding of how to use digital tools effectively and efficiently.

Download the Digital Handbook for Practice Management

Useful ADHA links and resources

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