Digital Health and the improvement of Quality and Safety in the management of chronic disease


PROVIDER: Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

DATE: Thursday 15 December 7pm (AEST)

VENUE: Online

TARGET AUDIENCE: All members of the practice team are welcome to participate. GPs, practice nurses, practice managers, physician assistants, and PHN staff providing ground support are also welcome to attend.


Join ACRRM as we introduce the Australian Digital Health Agency’s approach to planning for a more connected health system, and explore ACRRM’s approach to quality and safety in rural practice with an emphasis on engaging the practice team and performance improvement.

Presented by Fellows Dr Anthony Lembke, Dr Dale Ford and Dr Ewen McPhee, the focus is on the systematic management of chronic conditions in rural and remote settings, using new models of care supported by digital health and continuous quality improvement methodology. Heather McDonald from the Australian Digital Health Agency will provide an overview of digital health policy and strategy.