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     Australian Digital Health Agency Podcast

    Listen to our podcast series providing you with the latest information on digital health from experts in their field.

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    • 15 December 2021:  

      An electronic prescription is a digital version of a paper prescription and provides Australians with convenient access to their medicines. In this podcast, listen to first-hand accounts of how electronic prescriptions have worked in general practice and community pharmacy with speakers Gabriela D’Souza, Dr Steven Kaye, Gareth Wheeldon, Amanda Seeto and Brad McCulloch. Learn about the workflow for electronic prescriptions, the ease for implementing them and their benefits for both consumers, prescribers and dispensers. The panel also discuss Active Script List (ASL), which is a token management solution that provides further convenience for patients, especially those on multiple medicines.

      Speakers:

      Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Gabriela D’Souza (Consumer representative), Dr Steven Kaye (Community GP), Gareth Wheeldon (Community Pharmacist, Capital Chemist Group), Amanda Seeto (Vice President, Pharmacy Guild of Australia (QLD Branch), Brad McCulloch (Technical Adviser, Medicines Safety Program, Australian)

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      • 29 November 2021:  

        Find out why it is important for healthcare organisations to have a robust backup process and hear practical security tips to protect your digital information.

        Speakers:

        Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Donna Alexander (Agency Cyber Security Professional), Ben Wilkins (Clinical Reference Lead, Community Pharmacist), Greg Gebhart (Senior Trainer, eSafety Commission) and Briana Meawad, (Agency Provider Adoption Lead, former Practice Manager)

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        • 28 July 2021:  

          Find out how you can view and keep track of a list of your medicines, allergies and adverse reactions in your My Health Record.

          Speakers:

          Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Dr Aaron Chambers (General Practitioner at Growlife Growlife Medical, Director Allergy First), Maria Said (CEO Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia, Co-Chair of the National Allergy Strategy), Dr Dean Tey (Director, Paediatric Allergist and Immunologist, Murdoch Children's Research Institute) and Dr Charlotte Hespe (Director, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Board).

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          • 14 July 2021:  

            Hear advice from leading healthcare providers using My Health Record to optimise care for patients with allergies.

            Speakers:

            Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Dr Aaron Chambers (General Practitioner at Grow Life Medical, Director Allergy First), Maria Said (CEO Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia, Co-Chair of the National Allergy Strategy), Dean Tey (Director, Paediatric Allergist and Immunologist, Murdoch Children's Research Institute) and Dr Charlotte Hespe (Director, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Board).

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            • 23 June 2021:  

              Discover how My Health Record benefits both patients and doctors with advice from leading health professionals using this system in general practice.

              Speakers:

              Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Dr Aaron Chambers (General Practitioner at Growlife Growlife Medical, Director Allergy First), Maria Said (CEO Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia, Co-Chair of the National Allergy Strategy), Dr Dean Tey (Director, Paediatric Allergist and Immunologist, Murdoch Children's Research Institute) and Dr Charlotte Hespe (Director, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Board).

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              • 9 June 2021:  

                Hear advice from nursing professionals using My Health Record and learn how it ensures more meaningful connections for patients with the delivery of safe, quality and person-centred care.

                Speakers:

                 Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Susan Emerson (Clinical Reference Lead, Aged Care Nurse), Angela Ryan (former Agency Chief Clinical Information Officer), Suzanne Blackeby (Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association Nurse Educator) and Kate Renzenbrink (Bendigo Health Chief Nursing and Midwifery Information Officer).

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                • 26 May 2021:  

                  Keep up to date with the latest cyber threats impacting the healthcare sector, and hear practical security tips to protect your organisation’s critical service delivery and digital information.

                  Speakers:

                  Donna Alexander (Agency Cyber Security Professional, Facilitator), Ben Wilkins (Clinical Reference Lead, Community Pharmacist), Greg Gebhart (Senior Trainer, eSafety Commission) and Briana Meawad (Provider Adoption Lead, Practice Manager)

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                  • 29 April 2021:  

                    Hear from industry experts about the benefits of digital health for specialists and how these tools are used to streamline processes, and optimise patient care.

                    Speakers:

                    Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Omar Khorshid (Australian Medical Association President), Jill Tomlinson (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon) and Steve Hambleton (Agency Independent Medical Advisor).

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                    • 13 April 2021:  

                      Learn how pharmacy workflows are affected and hear advice from professionals currently using electronic prescriptions as they answer questions raised by pharmacists.

                      Speakers:

                      Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Regina Cowie (Australian Pharmaceutical Industries National Health Services Manager), Ben Wilkins (Clinical Reference Lead, Community Pharmacist) and Andrew Matthews (Agency Program Director Medicines Safety)

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                      • 24 March 2021:  

                        Learn about the registration process healthcare provider organisations are required to follow to connect to My Health Record.

                        Speakers:

                        Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), April Burnett (Agency Provider Adoption Lead) and Daman Chabbra (Agency Compliance Assurance Lead).

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                        • 10 March 2021:  

                          Find out how repeats work and hear advice from professionals currently using electronic prescriptions as they answer questions raised by pharmacists.

                          Speakers:

                          Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Regina Cowie (Australian Pharmaceutical Industries National Health Services Manager), Ben Wilkins (Clinical Reference Lead, Community Pharmacist) and Dr Chris Moy (Clinical Reference Lead, AMA Vice President).

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                          • 19 February 2021:  

                            Hear advice from professionals using electronic prescriptions now and discover how the Active Script List works to provide further convenience for patients on multiple medicines.

                            Speakers: 

                            Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Andrew Matthews (Agency Program Director Medicines Safety), John Groome (Agency Manager Conformance and Assurance), Marwa Osman (Agency Provider Adoption Lead) and Jarrod McMaugh (Pharmaceutical Society of Australia).

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                            • 2 January 2021:  

                              Learn how to protect your identity by effectively managing your digital footprint.

                              Speakers: 

                              Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Suzanne Selby (Agency Cyber Security Professional), Kellie Britnell (Office of the eSafety Commissioner Manager Education and Training Manager), Dr Jaffly Chen (Clinical Reference Lead, Junior Medical Officer) and Shane Jackson (Community Pharmacist).

                              Resources

                              1. Digital DNA https://www.esafety.gov.au/media/2565
                              2. Be Connected website for older Australians https://beconnected.esafety.gov.au/
                              3. eSafety website https://www.esafety.gov.au/
                              4. Australian Digital Health Cyber Security for healthcare providers https://www.digitalhealth.gov.au/healthcare-providers/cyber-security
                              5. Manage your digital footprint https://www.digitalhealth.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-11/Manage_your_digital_footprint.pdf
                              6. Digital Health Security Awareness course https://training.digitalhealth.gov.au/enrol/index.php?id=14

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                              • 2 December 2020:
                                Discover the benefits of password managers within healthcare, how multi-factor authentication works and find out how you can protect your privacy and confidentiality.

                                Speakers: 

                                Donna Alexander (Agency Cyber Security professional, Facilitator), Ben Wilkins (Clinical Reference Lead, Community Pharmacist) and Dr Jaffly Chen (Clinical Reference Lead, Junior Medical Officer).

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                                • 10 November 2020: Find out what practice managers can do to get ready for electronic prescriptions, with advice from leading health professionals who are already using it in their practices.

                                  Speakers

                                  Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Vandana Chandnani (Agency Manager Provider Adoption), Argyro Pantelios (Practice Manager, Registered Nurse) and Dr Peter Del Fante (Clinical Reference Lead, General Practitioner, Public Health Physician).

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                                  • 15 October 2020: Learn about the latest ransomware attacks targeting healthcare and what you can do to protect yourself and your practice, along with tips to identify and mitigate threats.

                                    Speakers 

                                    Donna Alexander (Agency Cyber Security professional, Facilitator), Jamie Marshall (Clinical Reference Lead, Clinical Psychologist) and Dr Jaffly Chen (Clinical Reference Lead, Junior Medical Officer).

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                                    • 1 October 2020: Hear from digital health experts and leading health professionals currently using electronic prescriptions and find out how to get your pharmacy ready.

                                      Note: This podcast was recorded on 6 August 2020. Click here for the latest information on electronic prescriptions and their national implementation. 

                                      Speakers

                                      Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Andrew Matthews (Agency Program Director Medicines Safety), Dr Amanda Seeto (Pharmacy owner, Pharmacy Guild of Australia Queensland Branch Committee member) and Andrew Robinson (Pharmacy owner).

                                      Resources

                                      Australian Digital Health Agency resources

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                                      • 14 September 2020: Find out about the latest phishing attempts within healthcare and learn how to identify and mitigate threats, with tips to keep vital health information safe and secure.

                                        Speakers

                                        Speakers: Donna Alexander (Agency Cyber Security Professional, Facilitator), Ben Wilkins (Clinical Reference Lead, Community Pharmacist) and Dr Jaffly Chen (Clinical Reference Lead, Junior Medical Officer).

                                        Resources


                                        IDCARE - Australia & New Zealand's national identity and cyber support service

                                        Australian Cyber Security Centre - Stay Smart Online program

                                        Australian Cyber Security Centre - safe email practises

                                        Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)

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                                        • 1 September 2020: Hear from professionals who are already using electronic prescriptions, discover the benefits and find out how to get ready for implementation.

                                          Note: This podcast was recorded on 6 August 2020. Click here for the latest information on electronic prescriptions and their national implementation. 

                                          Speakers

                                          Dr Andrew Rochford (Facilitator), Andrew Matthews (Agency Program Director Medicines Safety), Dr Peter Del Fante (Clinical Reference Lead, General Practitioner, Public Health Physician), Ms Amanda Seeto (Pharmacy owner), Pharmacy Guild of Australia Queensland Branch Committee member) and Argyro Pantelios (Practice Manager, Registered Nurse).

                                          Resources

                                          Australian Digital Health Agency

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