Health IT News has published David Jonas’s article on their online magazine. In this article Mr Jonas highlights that there is a strong case for digital health research and development that will improve individuals’ and communities’ health and well being, and this can advance the Australian economy by helping to enable a more connected, transparent and competitive health system.
“Our health system is a big, sprawling network that has, to date, stubbornly resisted change. Incredibly, in this age of online financial services, Amazon, Uber and Airbnb, many hospitals, GP’s and specialists still use fax machines. In other industries, providers have had no choice but to be disrupted. Why? Because consumers demand it and, when competition is only a click away, providers have had to adapt to stay in business” says the Head of Health Market Quality R&D Program.
The Digital Health CRC bid has passed the first stage and is entering the second. Results will be announced mid next year. Read more: http://bit.ly/2zHH2s3